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Sussex County, Delaware

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Founded in 1683, Sussex County, Delaware is known for its distinct charm and outstanding scenery. Home to over 240,000 people, Sussex County includes 4 cities, 21 towns, and 7 unincorporated communities. Georgetown, the county seat, is beloved for its picturesque streets and historic architecture. Though much of the county is rural, Sussex County is rich with culture and tradition within its communities. Sussex County offers plenty of things to do year round. 


For shopping enthusiasts, the county provides a wonderful mix of shopping centers and local shops to explore.

  • Sussex Plaza Shopping Center
  • Back Bay Shopping Center
  • Bridgeville Mall
  • Tanger Outlets
  • Penny Lane Mall
  • Rehoboth Beach Farmer's Market


Sussex County offers a range of restaurants catering to various tastes and preferences.

Culture & Recreation

If you’re looking for a bit of culture and recreational opportunities, Sussex County doesn’t disappoint. Here are just a few places of interest:

Local Events

You’ll discover several annual events that celebrate Sussex County’s rich culture and tradition. Some popular events include:

  • Sea Witch Festival: A popular Halloween event in Rehoboth Beach featuring a costume parade, trick or treating, and beach games.
  • Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival: Showcasing independent films from around the world.
  • Jazz Funeral: Marks the end of the summer season in Delaware's Quiet Resorts” and is celebrated in Bethany Beach each Labor Day.
  • Apple Scrapple: Traditionally held on the second full weekend of October in the small town of Bridgeville. Features a carnival, food court, and the "Little Miss Apple Scrapple" pageant.

Excellent Schools

Education in Sussex County, Delaware is diverse and highly rated. The county is home to several public schools such as East Millsboro Elementary School, Georgetown Elementary School, and Indian River High School. There are multiple school districts including Cape Henlopen School District, Delmar School District, Indian River School District, and Laurel School District. The schools are committed to providing quality education in a nurturing environment to help prepare students for successful futures.

Sussex County Real Estate

The real estate market in Sussex County is diverse, offering everything from well maintained single family homes to luxurious golf properties and beachfront estates. If you're ready to begin your search, browse our Popular Communities or select a town below. Don't hesitate to contact The Real McCoy Group today and let us help you find your dream home in Sussex County, Delaware!

Bethany BeachDagsboroDewey BeachFrankfordGeorgetownLewes

MilfordMillsboroMiltonOcean ViewRehoboth BeachSelbyville