Suffolk, Virginia






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A Taste of Suffolk, Virginia

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT SUFFOLK?

  1. Suffolk (formerly Constance's Warehouse) is an independent city located in the state of Virginia, within the Metropolitan Statistical Area of Hampton Roads. As of 2012, the city had a total population of 86,463 and a median household income of $57,546.

  2. Suffolk is the largest city in Virginia and the largest independent city in the nation, by area.

  3. Peanuts grown in the surrounding areas became a major industry for Suffolk. Notably, Planters' Peanuts was established in Suffolk beginning in 1912. Suffolk was the 'birthplace' of Mr. Peanut, the mascot of Planters' Peanuts. For many years, the call-letters of local AM radio station WLPM stood for World's Largest Peanut Market.

Radio Stations
WHOV 88.1 FM Hampton, VA Variety
WWIP 89.1 FM Cheriton, VA Religious
WNSB 91.1 FM Norfolk, VA Hip Hop
WYCS 91.5 FM Yorktown, VA Religious
WBKU 91.7 FM Ahoskie, NC Religious
WKSA 92.1 FM Moyock, NC Urban Contemporary
WVBW 92.9 FM Suffolk, VA Classic Hits
W227BR (WKSA) 93.3 FM Urban Contemporary
WVSP 94.1 FM Yorktown, VA Sports
WRVQ 94.5 FM Richmond, VA Top-40
WVKL 95.7 FM Norfolk, VA Urban Contemporary
WGTI 97.7 FM Winfall, NC Christian Contemporary
WBXB 100.1 FM Edenton, NC Gospel Music
WVHT 100.5 FM Norfolk, VA Top-40
WXTG 102.1 FM Virginia Beach, VA Sports
WERX 102.5 FM Columbia, NC Oldies
WOWI 102.9 FM Norfolk, VA Hip Hop
WNVZ 104.5 FM Norfolk, VA Hip Hop
WNOH 105.3 FM Windsor, VA Top-40
WMOV 107.7 FM Norfolk, VA Urban Contemporary

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Demographics of Suffolk, Virginia

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

50.1%

42.7%

0.3%

1.6%

2.9%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Famous Blacks from Suffolk, Virginia

     
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Businesses in Suffolk, Virginia


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Natural Image Hair Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   - 3215 Bridge Road Suffolk, VA 23435 (757) 484-1234  - (visit website)

  2. Serendipity Hair Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   - 100 North Main Street, Suffolk, VA. (757) 923-3379  - (visit website)

  3. The Chop Shop -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   - 208 E. Washington Street Suffolk Virginia 23434 (757) 539-7999

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Jo's Place -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   1101 E Washington St Suffolk, VA 23434 (757) 539-0066   - (reviews)

  2. Ndulge Eclectic Soul Cuisine -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   200 E Washington St Suffolk, VA 23434 (757) 925-3780   - (reviews)

Jammin Jerk Bar-B-Que Suffolk, VA   Jammin Jerk Bar-B-Que Suffolk, VA (video)
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CITY VIDEO CONNECTION


2012 Oak Grove Baptist Church (Suffolk, VA) Celebrates

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Jobs from Indeed


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CHURCHES



  1. Macedonia AME Church -  127 Pine St Suffolk, VA 23434 (757) 539-4502

  2. Missouri Baptist Church -  2020 Lake Cohoon Rd, Suffolk, VA 23434 (757) 934-1176

Missouri Baptist Church Choir, Suffolk,VA   Missouri Baptist Church Choir, Suffolk,VA (video)
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