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Welcome to Selbyville ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Selbyville has a population of 2,550 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Selbyville is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<3>.

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<4>

Websites for Selbyville ...

Official Website: www.townofselbyville.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Selbyville had an population of 2,550 people. This is an increase of 17.67% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 55.02% since the 2000 Census).

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 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 (which had a count of 1,645 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Selbyville ...

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

  • Georgetown [Sussex County]
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    • Georgetown [Sussex County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Selbyville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,797 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georgetown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Georgetown<6>
  • Ocean City [Worcester County]
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    • Ocean City [Worcester County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Selbyville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,913 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ocean City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ocean City<6>
  • Berlin [Worcester County]
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    • Berlin [Worcester County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Selbyville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,940 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Berlin have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berlin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Berlin<6>
  • Millsboro [Sussex County]
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    • Millsboro [Sussex County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Selbyville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,665 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millsboro<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Laurel [Sussex County]
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      • Laurel [Sussex County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Selbyville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,511 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel<6>
    • Delmar [Wicomico County]
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      • Delmar [Wicomico County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Selbyville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,596 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delmar<6>
    • Ocean View [Sussex County]
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      • Ocean View [Sussex County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Selbyville
      • 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.<7> 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>
    • Delmar [Sussex County]
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      • Delmar [Sussex County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Selbyville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,879 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delmar
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delmar<6>
    • Rehoboth Beach [Sussex County]
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      • Rehoboth Beach [Sussex County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Selbyville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,592 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rehoboth Beach
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rehoboth Beach<6>
    • Pittsville [Wicomico County]
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      • Pittsville [Wicomico County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Selbyville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,476 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pittsville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pittsville<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 Selbyville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Selbyville.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Selbyville.

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

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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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.

Adding Selbyville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Selbyville 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 Selbyville was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

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

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

Mentions & References for Selbyville

Find a Community located in Delaware

About Sussex County

About Delaware

The official website for Selbyville: www.townofselbyville.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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Selbyville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Selbyville - 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 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).
<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 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SelbyvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Selbyville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4598, Longitude: -75.2247    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.

 

 

 

 

 


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