Founded in 1683, Sussex County, Delaware is known for its distinct charm and outstanding scenery. Home to 197,145 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. Among the several annual events, the Jazz Funeral and Apple Scrapple festivals are most popular among visitors and residents alike.
What To Do
Sussex County offers plenty to do year-round. From museums to outdoor recreation, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
- Sussex Plaza Shopping Center
- Back Bay Shopping Center
- Bridgeville Mall
- Po' Boys Creole Restaurant, casual restaurant specializing in Creole and Cajun cuisine
- Heirloom, traditional American fare served in a historic, Victorian house
- Matt's Fish Camp Lewes, modern seafood restaurant