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Rehoboth Beach
Sussex County, Delaware


"The Nation's Summer Capital"

Page Contents for Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.



Statistics & Facts

The Delaware state capital is Dover.
The population of Rehoboth Beach is approximately 1,234 (1990), 1327 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 761 (2010).
The amount of land area in Rehoboth Beach is 3.061 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 1.207 sq kilometers.
The distance from Rehoboth Beach to Washington DC is 110 miles.
The distance to the Delaware state capital is 39 miles. (as the crow flies)
Rehoboth Beach is positioned 38.71 degrees north of the equator and 75.08 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Rehoboth Beach elevation is 16 feet above sea level.


on the Atlantic Coast in southern Delaware.
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History & History Related Items

Originally this town was created as a Christian seaside resort for the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1873. The railroad came to town by 1878 which also brought more visitors. In 1879, the town name became the Rehoboth Beach Association.

This community has been a favorite summer resort for the Washington legislators and visitors. It is about two hours or so from Washington D.C. Real Estate boomed during the 1920's with the town gaining more visitors as a resort.
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The settling of Rehoboth Beach



Some activities to be enjoyed in Rehoboth Beach are: deep-sea and freshwater fishing, sailing, swimming, biking and walking along the boardwalk.

Merchant's Attic One in February, Merchant's Attic Two in March, Job Fair in March, Easter Promenade, Sidewalk Sale in May and October, Sea Witch Festival in October, Avenue of Lights for Christmastime.

Camp at the Beach! Toll free reservations for 3 Seasons camping resort 1-800-635-4996 - 727 Country Club Road (Rd. 273) in Rehoboth Beach. 19971

Delaware Seashore State ParkInlet 850, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971, (302) 227-2800, (302) 539-7202 (Campground), or (302) 227-3071 (Indian River Marina)

The Renaissance in Rehoboth
A nine week festival of fine art
Phone: 302-645-0225

All you need to know about Rehoboth at

Rehoboth Beach has a mile-long boardwalk where all may enjoy walks, jogging and more. Shops line the boardwalk for food, clothings and more. The intersection of Rehoboth Avenue and the boardwalk boasts the town bandstand. Each summer the bandstand hosts entertainment.
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Rehoboth Beach City Government

The town of Rehoboth Beach
P.O. Box C
229 Rehoboth Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
Phone: (302) 227-6181

Rehoboth Beach Chamber

Rehoboth Beach - Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 216
501 Rehoboth Ave.
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
Phone: (302) 227-2233
Toll-free: (800) 441-1329
Fax: 302-227-8351

Rehoboth Beach Organizations

Rehoboth Beach - Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 216
501 Rehoboth Ave.
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
Phone: (302) 227-2233
Toll-free: (800) 441-1329
Fax: 302-227-8351

Rehoboth Beach Libraries

Rehoboth Beach Public Library
226 Rehoboth Avenue
Rehoboth, DE 19971

Rehoboth Beach Schools

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.

Delaware Music School
P.O. Box 422
Milford, Delaware 19963
Phone: 302-422-2043

Wilmington College
P.O. Box 660
Rehoboth, DE 19971

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