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Welcome to Millsboro ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Millsboro has a population of 4,533 people<2> (see below for details).

Millsboro is near sea level<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Millsboro: (302)

The ZIP code for Millsboro: 19966<4>

Websites for Millsboro ...

Official Website: www.millsboro.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Millsboro had an population of 4,533 people. This is an increase of 16.92% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 92.08% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Millsboro had a population of 3,877 people. This makes Millsboro the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Millsboro represents 0.43% of the population of Delaware (which has 897,934 people), making it the state's 11th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,877 people, the population of Millsboro increased 64.28% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,360 people).

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

Communities Also Named Millsboro ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Millsboro - they are located in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Millsboro ...

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

  • Seaford [Sussex County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seaford have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seaford
    • Seaford [Sussex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Millsboro
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,013 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seaford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seaford<7>
  • Georgetown [Sussex County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Georgetown
    • Georgetown [Sussex County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Millsboro
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,563 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georgetown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Georgetown<7>
  • Berlin [Worcester County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Berlin have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Berlin
    • Berlin [Worcester County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Millsboro
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,866 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berlin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Berlin<7>
  • Laurel [Sussex County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel
    • Laurel [Sussex County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Millsboro
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,356 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Delmar [Wicomico County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delmar
      • Delmar [Wicomico County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Millsboro
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,354 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delmar
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delmar<7>
    • Lewes [Sussex County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewes have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lewes
      • Lewes [Sussex County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Millsboro
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,322 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewes
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewes<7>
    • Milton [Sussex County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milton
      • Milton [Sussex County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Millsboro
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,012 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milton<7>
    • Selbyville [Sussex County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Selbyville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Selbyville
      • Selbyville [Sussex County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Millsboro
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,540 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Selbyville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Selbyville<7>
    • Bridgeville [Sussex County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridgeville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridgeville
      • Bridgeville [Sussex County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Millsboro
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,366 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgeville<7>
    • Ocean View [Sussex County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ocean View have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ocean View
      • Ocean View [Sussex County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the east of Millsboro
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,190 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ocean View
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ocean View<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 Millsboro. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Millsboro.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Millsboro ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Millsboro: www.millsboro.org/

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 Millsboro.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Millsboro - 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 Millsboro). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Millsboro or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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.
<6>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- Millsboro) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Millsboro. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Millsboro

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Millsboro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5890, Longitude: -75.2930    
<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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