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Welcome to the Town of Wakefield

Wakefield is an incorporated town in Sussex County. Wakefield is the home of the "Peanut Capital of the World®", the Virginia Diner®.


Brian M. Laine - Mayor: (

Town Council Members

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    O. E. Parker, III – Council President

  • H. Lane Chambers, III - Council Member 

  • Dennis P. Mason - Council Member 

  • Darlean Whiting - Council Member 

  • Michael W. Kessinger - Council Member

  • Brian K. Wills - Council Member

Wakefield Foundation

Questions or concerns?  Contact the Town of Wakefield's main office at 757-899-2361 (Fax: 757-899-2907)

Sheriff’s Office:434-246-5000  

Emergency Calls: Dial 911

Pat Bowden, Fire Chief: 757-899-2302

Non-Emergency Calls (Fire Dept): 757-899-2302

Utility Department: 757-899-0121

Wakefield Municipal Offices

Town Hall

Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Phone: 757-899-2361

P.O. Box 550, Wakefield, Virginia 23888

Downtown Wakefield

  Visit the Town's Website 

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