Suffolk at the Center of it All

Suffolk's central location in both Hampton Roads and the overall mid-Atlantic region make it a strategic choice to grow a business and improve your quality of life.

Learn more about why CNN Money selected Suffolk as one of the "100 Best Places to Live" in America, and how the Suffolk Economic Development Department can help you make your vision a reality. You're in good company.

“Having access to the Port of Virginia is very important.” Colin Yankee, General Manager Target Upstream Distribution Center

Colin Yankee, General Manager Target Upstream Distribution Center
Suffolk area map with major roads, ports, and airports


Port of Virginia
  • 6 terminals
  • 50-foot deep harbor
  • Congressional authorization to dredge to 55-foot
  • Direct service to/from Virginia with connections to over 200 countries

Roads & Highways

  • Suffolk enjoys easy access to Interstate 64, a major east-west route.
  • Routes 58 and 460 serve as direct connectors to principal north-south interstates I-85/I-95.
  • Route 460 and I-64 both connect to Richmond.
  • Route 13, 17, and 95 links to northern points such as Washington D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York.
  • I-85 and I-95 lead to Southern points such as Atlanta and Raleigh.