AskBiography Logo   Latest News  Follow Us on Twitter  Follow Us on Google Buzz  Became Fan - Facebook  Subscribe to RSSRSS   Bookmark and Share

Sussex County, Delaware

US county information
NameSussex County
Largest cityMilford (partial) Seaford (whole)
US Area
Total Area1195.65 sq mi (3096.7 km2)
Land Area937.58 sq mi (2428.3 km2)
Water Area258.07 sq mi (668.4 km2)
Population197145 (2010)
Density81.1/km2 (210/sq mi)
Congressional districtAt-large

     Home | County | Sussex County Delaware

Sussex County is a county located in the southern part of the U.S. state of Delaware. As of 2010 the population was 197,145, an increase of 25.9% over the previous decade. The county seat is Georgetown. The Seaford Micropolitan Statistical Area includes all of Sussex County.

Sussex County is Delaware's largest county by land area, with 938 sqmi (2429.4 km2). The first European settlement in the state of Delaware was founded in 1631 near the present-day town of Lewes. However, Sussex County was not organized until 1683.

Warning: simplexml_load_file( [function.simplexml-load-file]: failed to open stream: HTTP request failed! HTTP/1.0 410 Gone in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 257

Warning: simplexml_load_file() [function.simplexml-load-file]: I/O warning : failed to load external entity "" in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 257

Fatal error: Call to a member function children() on a non-object in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 260