Coined the "First Town in the First State," Lewes is a historical town full of character and charm. Lewes is located at the mouth of the Delaware Bay. Lewes is a great place to live. There are all types and of homes and property to fit any lifestyle. There are luxury homes, condo and townhouse communities, historic homes, and for those who want the water views, waterfront homes in the Lewes Delaware Real Estate area that overlook the Delaware Bay and historic lighthouses. In Lewes you will find great restaurants, shops, parks, and historic sites. The Cape Henlopen State Park with beach access is just a short drive from town. It is full of walking trails, fitness areas, bath houses, and 4 wheel drive beach access for surf fishing.
Rehoboth Beach is The Nation's Summer Capital. It has one of the cleanest beaches in the country, and one of the nicest boardwalks. The town is full of restaurants, shops, and entertainment at the bandstand. The one square mile town has oceanfront homes, luxury homes, historical homes, and condos and townhouses, many within walking distance to the beach. Just outside of town are the Tanger Outlets with over 300 stores to take advantage of the Delaware's tax free shopping. Dewey Beach is the next town south of Rehoboth. It is the party town of Delaware. Dewey Beach is the place to be for nightlife and entertainment. Many people enjoy living there as well. It is located on the ocean and Rehoboth Bay, and makes a great place for the water enthusiast, fisherman, and sailor.
Sussex County is the largest county in Delaware. It is a destination for retirees due to the low property taxes and great quality of life. The 938 square miles of Sussex County encompasses many different towns with different industries. There are the beach towns of Lewes, Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach, Bethany Beach, and Fenwick Island which are known for tourism, entertainment, and some great restaurants and shopping. In the central area of Sussex are the towns of Georgetown, the County Seat, Millsboro, Dagsboro, Frankford, and Selbyville. These towns are mostly agriculture and the poultry industry communities. The western side of the county has industry and manufacturing. There are many farms located there as well in the towns of Greenwood, Bridgeville, Seaford, Laurel, and Delmar. The diversity of the county as far as areas, culture, and lifestyle is enormous. Which translates to, anyone can find the right place to live in Sussex County.