Sussex County, Delaware






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A Taste of Sussex County, Delaware

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT SUSSEX COUNTY?
  1. Sussex County   is a county located in the southern part of the U.S. state of Delaware, on the Delmarva Peninsula. As of the 2010 census, the population was 197,145. The county seat is Georgetown.

  2. Sussex County is home to an extensive system of Southern saltwater and freshwater wetlands, notably the Great Cypress Swamp. This massive freshwater swamp contains the northernmost strand of Bald Cypress trees in the United States.

  3. Most of Sussex County's economy revolves around agriculture. In fact, Sussex County produces the most poultry of any county in the United States.

  4. The average home and property price in Sussex County increased 250% in the ten years between 1995 and 2005.

  5. Many local restaurants serve southern cuisine such as sweet tea and dishes including or composed entirely of greens in addition to menus heavy with fried food.

Radio Stations

WAFL 0097.7 FM
WJWL 0900 AM Georgetown Variety
WLBW 0092.1 FM Oldies
WNCL 0101.3 FM Oldies
WXDE 0105.9 FM News Talk

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Demographics of Sussex County, Delaware

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

75.1%

12.9%

1.3%

1.2%

9.2%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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a touch of history

Absalom Jones
was an African-American abolitionist and clergyman. After founding a black congregation in 1794, he was the first African American ordained as a priest in the Episcopal Church of the United States, in 1804. Jones was born into slavery in Sussex County, Delaware in 1746.


 Absalom Jones
Absalom Jones was the prominent black minister of the St. Thomas African Episcopal Church in Philadelphia.

This work is in the public domain - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Absalom_Jones#/media/File:Absalom-Jones_Peale.jpg


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Famous African-americans Minister Absalom Jones



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Famous Blacks from Sussex County, Delaware

     
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CITY VIDEO CONNECTION


The Delmarva Angler | Porpoises/Dolphins are Back in Sussex County, Delaware

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