Sussex County , Delaware

Sussex County: County in Delaware, United States

Sussex County locator map
Location of Sussex County on Delaware map.

About

Sussex County is a county located in the U.S. state of Delaware. As of the 2010 census, the population was 197,145 and a population density of 64 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 241,635 inhabitants. Its county seat is Georgetown. The county was created 338 years ago in 1682.

Sussex County Courthouse  Georgetown image
Sussex County Courthouse Georgetown
Sussex County Courthouse  Georgetown image

Geography

Sussex County is located at 38°40'60"N 75°20'22"W (38.6833000, -75.3395400). It has 4 neighbors: Kent County, Dorchester County, Wicomico County and Worcester County.

Sussex County map

The largest city of Sussex County is Milford with a population of 12,278. Other cities include, Seaford population 8,246, Lewes population 3,417, Ocean View population 2,245 and Rehoboth Beach population 1,592. See all Sussex County cities & populated places.

Weather

Sussex County forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Northwest wind 0 to 10 mph. more

Sussex County Quick Facts

Population : 241,635 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Delaware (United States)
Different from : Sussex County, Sussex County
Twitter username : sussexde_govt
Area : 3097 km2
Water as percent of area : 21.7%
Land as percent of area : 78.3%
Named for : Sussex
Capital : Georgetown
Establishment : January 01, 1683
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 19:16:32 (23rd October 2021)
Density : 78 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 18.41% (2010-2020)
Weather : 68℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather

Sussex County has 4 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Sussex County increased by 18.41% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 197,145 - census
2011 200,362 1.61% estimation process
2012 203,034 1.32% estimation process
2013 206,207 1.54% estimation process
2014 210,263 1.93% estimation process
2015 214,636 2.04% estimation process
2016 219,321 2.14% estimation process
2017 224,348 2.24% estimation process
2018 229,389 2.2% estimation process
2019 234,225 2.06% estimation process
2020 241,635 3.07% estimation process

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People born in Sussex County (11)

People born in Sussex County, including professional wrestler Jay Briscoe, professional wrestler Mark Briscoe, politician Ruth Ann Minner, you can see a list of people who born in Sussex County.

  • Samuel Cornish (American Presbyterian minister) he was born in 01/01/1795
  • John Collins (governor (1776-1822)) he was born in 01/03/1776
  • William Burton (American physician and Governor of Delaware (1789-1866)) he was born in 16/10/1789
  • Ebe W. Tunnell (American politician (1844-1917)) he was born in 31/12/1844
  • Caleb S. Layton (American politician) he was born in 12/04/1798
  • William Peery (American politician) he was born in 01/01/1743
  • A. R. Shockly (American minister) he was born in 01/01/1849
  • Bethany Hall-Long (American politician) she was born in 12/11/1963

Other places with the same name (3)

Sussex County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Sussex County.

City Name Population Title
Milford 12,278 City in Kent and Sussex counties, Delaware, United States of America
Seaford 8,246 City in Delaware, United States
Georgetown 7,797 Town in Sussex County, Delaware, United States
Millsboro 4,665 Town of the United States
Laurel 4,511 Town in Sussex County, Delaware, USA
Lewes 3,417 City in Sussex County, Delaware, United States of America
Milton 3,129 Town in Delaware, USA
Selbyville 2,617 Town in Delaware, United States
Bridgeville 2,440 Town in Delaware
Ocean View 2,245 City in Sussex County, Delaware, United States
Long Neck 1,980 Census designated place
Delmar 1,879 Town in Sussex County, Delaware, United States
Rehoboth Beach 1,592 City in Sussex County, Delaware, United States
Blades 1,498 Town of the United States
Bethany Beach 1,283 Town in Delaware
Greenwood 1,175 Town in Sussex County, Delaware, United States

Delaware Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
New Castle County 561,531 County in Delaware, United States
Kent County 183,643 County in Delaware, United States
Wilmington 70,376 City in and county seat of New Castle County, Delaware, United States
Dover 38,199 City in and county seat of Kent County, Delaware, United States, and capital city of Delaware
Newark 33,849 City in New Castle County, Delaware, United States
Middletown 23,765 Town in Delaware, USA
Bear 19,371 Census-designated place in Delaware, United States
Hockessin 13,527 Census designated place
Milford 12,278 City in Kent and Sussex counties, Delaware, United States of America
Smyrna 12,163 Town in Delaware
Claymont 8,253 Census-designated place in Delaware
Seaford 8,246 City in Delaware, United States
North Star 7,980 Census designated place
Pike Creek 7,898 Census designated place
Wilmington Manor 7,889 Census-designated place in Delaware
Georgetown 7,797 Town in Sussex County, Delaware, United States