The City of Suffolk is where you will find both small-town charm and big-city amenities - a rare and pleasing combination. The downtown streets are dotted with quaint shops and family restaurants, and the northern part of the city has become the center for high technology. In the neighborhoods and villages, you will find a rich blend of historic landmarks and warm southern hospitality. Suffolk is the largest city in Virginia, and within the 430 square miles are rich woodlands, verdant fields, sparkling waters, and friendly people. The City of Suffolk is situated in Virginia's Hampton Roads region and is part of the Norfolk/Virginia Beach/Newport News Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). Suffolk is 20 miles from Norfolk, 90 miles from Richmond, and 200 miles from Washington D.C.