Lewes Sussex County, Delaware

Lewes: City in Sussex County, Delaware, United States of America

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Lewes is a city located in the county of Sussex in the U.S. state of Delaware. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,747. After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 3,322 inhabitants.

The city was created 390 years ago in 1631.


Lewes is located at 38°46'28"N 75°8'22"W (38.7745600, -75.1393500).

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Lewes Quick Facts

Population : 3,322 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Delaware (United States)
County : Sussex County
Postal code : 19958
Phone Area Codes : 302
Water as percent of area : 19.51%
Land as percent of area : 80.49%
Altitude : 13 feet / 3.9 meters
Establishment : June 06, 1631 (390 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York, Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 20:49:51 (15th June 2021)
Population growth : 17.31% (2010-2019)


The population of Lewes increased by 17.31% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,747 - census
2011 2,893 5.05% estimation process
2012 2,927 1.16% estimation process
2013 2,968 1.38% estimation process
2014 3,020 1.72% estimation process
2015 3,077 1.85% estimation process
2016 3,137 1.91% estimation process
2017 3,201 2% estimation process
2018 3,261 1.84% estimation process
2019 3,322 1.84% estimation process

Lewes zip code is 19958. County name: Sussex, County fips: 10005

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People born in Lewes (21)

People born in Lewes, including politician Joseph Maull, politician George B. Rodney, politician Daniel Rodney, you can see a list of people who born in Lewes.


College & universities near Lewes

Code Name City ZIP
130837 Margaret H Rollins School of Nursing at Beebe Medical Center Lewes (DE) 19958

Stations (16)

Amtrak & bus stations near Lewes

Code Name Address Type
OCP Ocean Pines, MD 11011 Manklin Creek Road BUS
OCM Ocean City, MD 12848 Ocean Gateway BUS
DVR Dover, Delaware 716 South Governors Ave BUS
SLS Salisbury (BayRunner Shuttle), Maryland 547E Riverside Drive BUS
SLY Salisbury, Maryland 350 Cypress St. BUS

Other cities in Sussex County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Sussex County , DE. (more)

City Name Population Title
Milford 11,732 City in Kent and Sussex counties, Delaware, United States of America
Seaford 8,013 City in Delaware, United States
Georgetown 7,563 Town in Sussex County, Delaware, United States
Millsboro 4,533 Town of the United States
Laurel 4,356 Town in Sussex County, Delaware, USA
Milton 3,012 Town in Delaware, USA
Selbyville 2,540 Town in Delaware, United States
Bridgeville 2,366 Town in Delaware
Ocean View 2,190 City in Sussex County, Delaware, United States
Delmar 1,822 Town in Sussex County, Delaware, United States
Rehoboth Beach 1,546 City in Sussex County, Delaware, United States
Blades 1,454 Town of the United States
Bethany Beach 1,245 Town in Delaware
Greenwood 1,139 Town in Sussex County, Delaware, United States
Frankford 987 Town of the United States
Dagsboro 927 Town of the United States

Distance to Other Cities

Lewes distances to largest Delaware cities

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