The Cities and communities of Sussex County, Delaware*
Angola, Argos Corner, Atlanta
Bayville, Belltown, Bethany Beach, Bethel, Blades, Bridgeville, Broadkill Beach, Bryans Store
Cannon, Clarksville, Coverdale Crossroads, Columbia, Concord, Cool Spring, Craigs Mill
Dagsboro, Delmar, Dewey Beach, Dublin Hill
Fairmount, Fenwick Island, Frankford
Georgetown (County Seat), Gravel Hill, Greenwood, Gumboro
Harbeson, Hardscrabble, Hearns Crossroads, Henlopen Acres, Hitchens Crossroads, Hollyville
Jimtown, Johnson, Jones Crossroads
Laurel, Lewes, Lincoln, Long Neck, Lowes Crossroads
Middleford, Middlesex Beach, Milford, Millsboro, Millville, Milton, Mission
Nassau, North Shores
Oakley, Oak Orchard, Ocean View, Omar, Owens
Pepper, Pepperbox, Piney Grove, Portsville, Primehook Beach
Redden, Rehoboth Beach, Reliance, Riverdale, Roxana
Seaford, Selbyville, Shaft Ox Corner, Shawnee Acres, Shortly, Slaughter Beach, South Bethany, Staytonville, Stockley, Sussex Shores, Sycamore
Ward, Warwick, Whitesville, Williamsville, Woodenhawk, Woodland
*This list of cities may not be complete
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& Facts about Sussex County, Delaware
Georgetown is the county seat
The County Government was established July 23, 1970, and replaced the Levy Court Commission with a Council-Executive form of government.
County Economic Development
9 S. DuPont Highway
PO Box 589
Georgetown, Delaware 19947
Phone: (302) 855-7770
Fax: (302) 855-7773
Sussex County History - contains a great deal of historical information and pictures.
A number of Native American tribes lived in the area long before the "white man" came. Among these were the Leni Lenape and Nanticoke tribes.
Sussex County in in southern Delaware.
Sussex County is bordered on the east by the Atlantic Ocean, on the north by
Kent County, and on the south and west by the portion of the State of Maryland
east of the Chesapeake Bay.
The coastal communities are: Bethany Beach, Dewey Beach, Fenwick Island, Henlopen Acres, Lewes, Millville, Milton, Ocean View, Rehoboth Beach, Slaughter Beach, and South Bethany.
Central county communities include Dagsboro, Ellendale, Frankford, Georgetown, Milford, Millsboro and Selbyville.
The communities of western Sussex are as follows: Bethel, Bridgeville, Delmar, Greenwood, Laurel, Blades and Seaford.
Most of the county's land area is flat terrain.
Elevation: 40-50 feet above sea
Size: 946 sq. miles or 605,440 acres
Sussex County Department of Libraries
P.O. Box 589
Georgetown, DE 19947
Libraries in the county
Schools in the county - including higher education links.
1960 - 73,195
1970 - 80,356
1980 - 98,004
1990 - 113,329
1999 - 139,515
2000 - 143,009 (projection)
2010 - 163,817 (projection)
2020 - 176,744 (projection)
Average Winter Temperature: 32
Average Summer Temperature: 74
Annual Average Rainfall: 40.84 inches
Annual Average Snowfall: 13.6 inches
Organizations & Groups:
P.O. Box 240
Georgetown, DE 19947
Phone: (302) 856-1818
Toll-free: (800) 357-1818
Fax: (302) 856-1818
Southern Delaware Tourism is the Convention and Visitors Bureau for Sussex County. Discover Sussex's hidden treasures located in the center of Delmarva. Unique, pristine Sussex offers breathtaking Atlantic Coast resorts, historic seaside and riverside villages, award-winning festivals and cultural events and one-of-a-kind museums and attractions. Sussex boasts a proactive group of award-winning hotels-motels, restaurants and attractions eager to make your group tour a successful one.
Chambers in Sussex County including links and contact information
Attractions and Information:
Median income: $26,904
Per capita income: $12,723
Median Age: 36
lots of information for the county - not the official site
Museums in the county
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