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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®.

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Brian M. Laine - Mayor: (

Town Council Members

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: 911

Pat Bowden, Fire Chief: 757-899-2302
Non-Emergency Calls (Fire Dept): 757-899-2302

James Price, Utility Superintendent: 757-899-0121

Wakefield Municipal OfficesDowntown Wakefield

Town Hall

Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Phone: 757-899-2361

P.O. Box 550, Wakefield, Virginia 23888

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