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Welcome to Bridgeville ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bridgeville has a population of 2,376 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Bridgeville is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Bridgeville is located in the (302) area code.

The ZIP code for Bridgeville: 19933<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bridgeville had an population of 2,376 people. This is an increase of 16.02% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 65.46% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bridgeville had a population of 2,048 people. This makes Bridgeville the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of Bridgeville represents 0.23% of the total population of Delaware (which has 897,934 people), making it the state's 20th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,048 people, the population of Bridgeville increased 42.62% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,436 people).

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

Communities Also Named Bridgeville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Bridgeville - they are located in Alabama, California, Kentucky (2), Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Pennsylvania (2) and Quebec.

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

Communities near Bridgeville ...

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

  • Milford [Kent County]
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    • Milford [Kent County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Bridgeville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,278 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milford have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milford<7>
  • Seaford [Sussex County]
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    • Seaford [Sussex County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Bridgeville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,246 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seaford<7>
  • Georgetown [Sussex County]
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    • Georgetown [Sussex County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Bridgeville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,797 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georgetown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Georgetown<7>
  • Millsboro [Sussex County]
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    • Millsboro [Sussex County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Bridgeville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,665 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millsboro<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Denton [Caroline County]
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      • Denton [Caroline County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Bridgeville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,538 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Denton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Denton<7>
    • Laurel [Sussex County]
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      • Laurel [Sussex County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Bridgeville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,511 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel<7>
    • Harrington [Kent County]
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      • Harrington [Kent County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Bridgeville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,663 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrington<7>
    • Delmar [Wicomico County]
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      • Delmar [Wicomico County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Bridgeville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,596 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delmar
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delmar<7>
    • Milton [Sussex County]
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      • Milton [Sussex County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Bridgeville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,129 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milton<7>
    • Federalsburg [Caroline County]
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      • Federalsburg [Caroline County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Bridgeville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,658 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Federalsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Federalsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Federalsburg<7>

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 Bridgeville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bridgeville.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bridgeville. 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 Bridgeville.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bridgeville ...

Looking for more information about Bridgeville? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Bridgeville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bridgeville.

Adding Bridgeville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Bridgeville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Bridgeville was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found Bridgeville in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Bridgeville on our Genealogy Page.

Communities in Delaware

About Sussex County

About Delaware

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bridgeville. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bridgeville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bridgeville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Bridgeville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Bridgeville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Bridgeville) 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 Bridgeville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BridgevilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bridgeville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7410, Longitude: -75.6019    
<6>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.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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