Suffolk, where you will find both small-town charm and big-city amenities. By acreage it's the biggest municipality of the Seven Cities of Hampton Roads, with 430 square miles. It is full of beautiful woods, lakes, and rivers as well as modern development, offering much for its residents. It is also home to many prosperous regional businesses.
- It was the birthplace of Mr. Peanut, the famous mascot of Planters Peanuts
- It has been declared the "The Peanut Capital of the World"
- Burned by the British in 1779 and damaged by other fires throughout the next century, Suffolk survived to become a city in 1910
- 11th largest city in land area in the country
- Back in 1609, the Nansemond Indians drove out Captain John Smith, who was interested in the oyster beds in the Nansemond River