RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Blades, Delaware

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other DE
Communities

















Welcome to Blades ...

The town of Blades is located in Sussex County<1>.

The location of Blades has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Blades has a population of 1,460 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Blades.

Blades is near sea level<4>.

Time Zone: Blades lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Blades: (302)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Blades had an population of 1,460 people. This is an increase of 17.65% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 52.72% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Blades had a population of 1,241 people. This makes Blades the county's 13th most populous community.

The population of Blades represents 0.14% of the total population of Delaware (which has 897,934 people), making it the state's 28th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,241 people, the population of Blades increased 29.81% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 956 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Blades.

Communities Also Named Blades ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Delaware communities named Blades: This one is located in Sussex County and the other is located in Kent County.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Blades.

Communities near Blades ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Blades.

  • Salisbury [Wicomico County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salisbury
    • Salisbury [Wicomico County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Blades
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,017 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salisbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salisbury
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salisbury<6>
  • Georgetown [Sussex County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Georgetown
    • Georgetown [Sussex County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Blades
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,797 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georgetown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Georgetown<6>
  • Millsboro [Sussex County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millsboro
    • Millsboro [Sussex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Blades
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,665 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millsboro<6>
  • Laurel [Sussex County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel
    • Laurel [Sussex County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Blades
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,511 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Delmar [Wicomico County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delmar
      • Delmar [Wicomico County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Blades
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,596 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delmar
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delmar<6>
    • Milton [Sussex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milton
      • Milton [Sussex County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Blades
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,129 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milton<6>
    • Federalsburg [Caroline County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Federalsburg
      • Federalsburg [Caroline County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Blades
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,658 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Federalsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Federalsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Federalsburg<6>
    • Bridgeville [Sussex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridgeville
      • Bridgeville [Sussex County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Blades
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,440 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgeville<6>
    • Hurlock [Dorchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurlock
      • Hurlock [Dorchester County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Blades
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,007 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hurlock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hurlock<6>
    • Delmar [Sussex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delmar
      • Delmar [Sussex County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Blades
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,879 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delmar
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delmar<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Blades. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Blades.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Blades. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Blades.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Blades. See our Newspapers Page for Blades.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blades ...

Looking for more information about Blades? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Blades, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Blades.

Find a Community in Delaware

About Sussex County

About Delaware

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Blades. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Sussex County: www.sussexcounty.net/

The official website for State of Delaware: https://delaware.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Delaware's counties, including Sussex, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Blades.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Blades - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Blades) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Blades. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BladesOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blades. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6345, Longitude: -75.6056       In this case, the coordinates for Blades have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 01 Aug 2022