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History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.



Statistics & Facts

The Delaware state capital is Dover.
The population of Milton is approximately 1,597 (2000), 2576 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 667 (1990), 1101 (2010).
The amount of land area in Milton is 2.329 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.055 sq kilometers.
The distance from Milton to Washington DC is 96 miles.
The distance to the Delaware state capital is 28 miles. (as the crow flies)
Milton is positioned 38.77 degrees north of the equator and 75.31 degrees west of the prime meridian.


in southeastern Delaware, south of Milford. Here is a location page for Milton.
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for Milton.

Prior to the War of 1812, the town was named for the English poet, John Milton. It is the birthplace of five governors.

Milton was once known as the "Holly Capital of the World" because of the many holiday wreaths and decorations produced here.
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The settling of Milton


The founding of Milton


The incorporation of Milton



Take this great photo tour of Milton.

Things to do in the area.

There are 198 homes on the National Register. These colonial homes range from one-room cottages to Victorian mansions.

The nearby Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge includes almost 9,000 acres of marsh, woodlands, and fields.
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Milton City Government

Town of Milton
101 Federal St.
Milton, DE 19968
Phone: (302) 684-4110

Milton Chamber

Milton Chamber of Commerce
210 Union St.
Milton, DE 19968
Phone: (302) 684-1101

Milton Organizations

Milton Chamber of Commerce
210 Union St.
Milton, DE 19968
Phone: (302) 684-1101

Milton Schools

The children of Milton attend schools in the Cape Henlopen School District

Cape Henlopen School District
1270 Kings Highway
Lewes, Delaware 19958-1798
Phone: 302-645-6686
The district serves students in Henlopen Acres, Lewes, Milton, Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach. Milton


The population of Milton was:
1990 - 1,417
2000 - 1,597

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