Lewes, Delaware

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City of Lewes
Lewes Delaware.jpg
Second Street in dountoun Lewes in 2006
Motto: "The First Town in The First State"[1]
Kintra Unitit States
State Delaware
Coonty Sussex
Coordinates 38°46′33″N 75°08′32″W / 38.77583°N 75.14222°W / 38.77583; -75.14222Coordinates: 38°46′33″N 75°08′32″W / 38.77583°N 75.14222°W / 38.77583; -75.14222
Area 4.3 sq mi (11.1 km2)
 - land 3.7 sq mi (10 km2)
 - water 0.6 sq mi (2 km2)
Population 2,747 (2010)
Density 742.4/sq mi (287/km2)
Foondit June 3, 1631
Mayor Theodore W. Becker [2]
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal code 19958
Area code 302
Sussex County Delaware incorporated and unincorporated areas Lewes highlighted.svg
Location in Sussex Coonty an the state o Delaware.
Delaware in United States (US48).svg
Location o Delaware in the Unitit States
Website: City of Lewes Delaware Wabsteid

Lewes /ˈls/ is an incorporatit ceety on the Delaware Bay in eastren Sussex Coonty, Delaware. Accordin tae the 2010 census, the population is 2,747.[3] Alang wi neebourin Rehoboth Beach, Lewes is ane o the principal ceeties o Delaware's rapidly growin Cape Region. The ceety lees athin the Salisbury, Maryland-Delaware Metropolitan Statistical Area. Lewes proudly claims tae be "The First Town in The First State."

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  1. "City of Lewes Delaware Website". City of Lewes Delaware Website. Retrieved September 19, 2012. 
  2. http://www.ci.lewes.de.us/index.cfm?ref=20300&ref6=18
  3. "The Delaware Census State Data Center". Stateplanning.delaware.gov. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 

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