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Welcome to Blades ...
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.
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.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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/
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This page was last modified: 01 Aug 2022