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Welcome to Selbyville ...

The town of Selbyville is located in Sussex County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Selbyville has a population of 2,450 people<1> (see below for details).

Selbyville is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Selbyville: (302)

The ZIP code for Selbyville: 19975<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Selbyville had a population of 2,167 people. This makes Selbyville the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Selbyville represents 0.24% of the total population of Delaware (which has 897,934 people), making it the state's 18th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,167 people, the population of Selbyville increased 31.73% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,645 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Selbyville had an population of 2,450 people. This is an increase of 13.06% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 48.94% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Selbyville ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Selbyville and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Bethany Beach   [Map]   1,202   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Delmar   [Map]   1,782   W   18 miles [29 km]
Georgetown   [Map]   7,291   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Millsboro   [Map]   4,365   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Ocean View   [Map]   2,106   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Rehoboth Beach   [Map]   1,496   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Selbyville.

Communities Also Named Selbyville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Selbyville - it's located in West Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Selbyville. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Selbyville. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Selbyville.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Selbyville:

Websites for Selbyville ...

Official Website: www.townofselbyville.com/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Selbyville ...

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Selbyville: www.townofselbyville.com/

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

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



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Selbyville.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Selbyville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 Selbyville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Selbyville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Selbyville. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Selbyville) 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 Selbyville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Selbyville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Selbyville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4578, Longitude: -75.2230     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Selbyville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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