Norfolk is located at 36°50'48" North, 76°17'7" West (36.846667, -76.285278).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 96.30 mi2 (249.43 km2). 53.73 mi2 (139.16 km2) of it is land and 42.58 mi2 (110.27 km2) of it is covered by water. The total area is 44.21% water.
Norfolk is located in the Eastern Standard Time (EST) timezone, GMT-05:00. It observes Daylight Saving Time (DST).