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Welcome to Dewey Beach ...

The coastal town of Dewey Beach is located in Sussex County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Dewey Beach: Dewey Bch.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Dewey Beach has a population of 401 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Dewey Beach is near sea level<4>.

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

Dewey Beach is located in the (302) area code.

Websites for Dewey Beach ...

Official Website: www.townofdeweybeach.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Dewey Beach had an population of 401 people. This is an increase of 17.6% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 33.22% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Dewey Beach had a population of 341 people. This makes Dewey Beach the county's 22nd most populous community.

The population of Dewey Beach represents 0.04% of the population of Delaware (which has 897,934 people), making it the state's 43rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 341 people, the population of Dewey Beach increased 13.29% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 301 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Dewey Beach.

Communities near Dewey Beach ...

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

  • Georgetown [Sussex County]
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    • Georgetown [Sussex County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Dewey Beach
    • 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]
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    • Millsboro [Sussex County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Dewey Beach
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,665 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millsboro<6>
  • Lewes [Sussex County]
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    • Lewes [Sussex County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Dewey Beach
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,417 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewes
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewes<6>
  • Cape May [Cape May County]
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    • Cape May [Cape May County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Dewey Beach
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,404 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Milton [Sussex County]
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      • Milton [Sussex County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Dewey Beach
      • 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>
    • Selbyville [Sussex County]
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      • Selbyville [Sussex County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Dewey Beach
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,617 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Selbyville<6>
    • Ocean View [Sussex County]
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      • Ocean View [Sussex County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Dewey Beach
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,245 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ocean View have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ocean View
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ocean View<6>
    • Bethany Beach [Sussex County]
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      • Bethany Beach [Sussex County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Dewey Beach
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,283 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethany Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethany Beach
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bethany Beach<6>
    • Frankford [Sussex County]
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      • Frankford [Sussex County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Dewey Beach
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,020 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frankford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frankford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frankford<6>
    • Dagsboro [Sussex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dagsboro
      • Dagsboro [Sussex County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Dewey Beach
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 955 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dagsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dagsboro<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 Dewey Beach. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Dewey Beach.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dewey Beach ...

Looking for more information about Dewey Beach? 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 Dewey Beach, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Dewey Beach.

Visit our Community Index for Delaware

About Sussex County

About Delaware

The official website for Dewey Beach: www.townofdeweybeach.com/

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 Dewey Beach.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dewey Beach - 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 from Point A (ie- Dewey Beach) 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 Dewey Beach. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Dewey BeachOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dewey Beach. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6958, Longitude: -75.0752       In this case, the coordinates for Dewey Beach 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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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