Sussex Coonty, Delaware

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Sussex County, Delaware
Sussex County Courthouse, Georgetown.jpg
Sussex County Courthouse in Georgetown
Cairt o Delaware heichlichtin Sussex County
Location in the U.S. state o Delaware
Cairt o the Unitit States heichlichtin Delaware
Delaware's location in the U.S.
Foondit August 8, 1683
Seat Georgetown
Lairgest ceety Seaford
 • Tot 1,196 sq mi (3,098 km2)
 • Laund 936 sq mi (2,424 km2)
 • Watter 260 sq mi (673 km2), 21.7%
Population (est.)
 • (2014) 210,849
 • Density 211/sq mi (81/km²)
Congressional destrict At-lairge
Time zone Eastern

Sussex County is a coonty locatit in the soothren pairt o the U.S. state o Delaware, on the Delmarva Peninsula. As o the 2010 census, the population wis 197,145.[1] The coonty seat is Georgetown.[2]

The first European dounset in the state o Delaware wis foondit bi the Dutch in 1631 near the present-day toun o Lewes. Housomeivver, Sussex Coonty wis no organisit till 1683 unner Inglis colonial rule.

Sussex County is includit in the Salisbury, MD-DE Metropolitan Statistical Area which encompasses hintle o central Delmarva.

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  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 12, 2014. 
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 

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Coordinates: 38°41′N 75°20′W / 38.68°N 75.34°W / 38.68; -75.34