Place:Suffolk, Virginia, United States

Alt namesNansemondsource: Family History Library Catalog
Nansemond countysource: Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) p 1303
New Norfolksource: Family History Library Catalog
Suffolk Citysource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Suffolk Independent Citysource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Upper Norfolksource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeIndependent City
Coordinates36.741°N 76.61°W
Located inVirginia, United States     (1910 - )
Also located inNansemond, Virginia, United States     ( - 1910)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Suffolk is an independent city located in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 84,585. It is the largest city in Virginia by area as well as the 11th largest in the country.

"Suffolk" is located in the Hampton Roads metropolitan area which also includes the independent cities of Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Virginia Beach, as well as other smaller cities, counties, and towns of Hampton Roads. With miles of waterfront property on the Nansemond and James River, present day Suffolk was formed in 1974 after consolidating with Nansemond County and the towns of Holland and Whaleyville. The current mayor is Linda T. Johnson.

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