Virginia Sussex County Public Libraries

By | January 2, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Sussex County, Virginia. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Virginia Sussex County.

Street Address: Wilson Avenue, Wakefield, VA 23888
Phone Number: (757) 899-6500 Sussex N/A N/A

Street Address: 352 W. Main Street, Waverly, VA 23890
Phone Number: (804) 834-2192 Sussex N/A N/A

Overview of Sussex County, Virginia

Sussex County is a county located in the state of Virginia. As of 2000, the population is 12,504. Its county seat is Sussex.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,276 km² (493 mi²). 1,271 km² (491 mi²) of it is land and 5 km² (2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.43% water.


As of the census of 2000, there are 12,504 people, 4,126 households, and 2,809 families residing in the county. The population density is 10/km² (26/mi²). There are 4,653 housing units at an average density of 4/km² (10/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 36.39% White, 62.13% Black or African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.54% from other races, and 0.67% from two or more races. 0.82% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 4,126 households out of which 28.50% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.00% are married couples living together, 18.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.90% are non-families. 28.20% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.40% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.41 and the average family size is 2.94.

In the county, the population is spread out with 19.60% under the age of 18, 9.00% from 18 to 24, 34.40% from 25 to 44, 23.60% from 45 to 64, and 13.40% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 135.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 142.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $31,007, and the median income for a family is $36,739. Males have a median income of $29,307 versus $22,001 for females. The per capita income for the county is $14,670. 16.10% of the population and 12.80% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 24.30% of those under the age of 18 and 19.20% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.


According to countryaah, Sussex County, Virginia has the following cities and towns:

  • Stony Creek
  • Wakefield
  • Waverly

Map of Sussex County Virginia