The County Seat of Sussex County
Georgetown, DE is a historic little town in the heart of southern Delaware, just 15 miles from the coast. With a charming Downtown scene, plenty of businesses and conveniences, and tons of outdoor recreation to enjoy, Georgetown offers its residents an unbeatable lifestyle. And its location just a short drive from the coast puts all of Delaware's top attractions within easy reach. Come explore Georgetown... you just might discover the perfect spot for your next home.
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Why Do Residents Choose Georgetown?
So Many Things to Do
There’s plenty to see, do, and enjoy in Georgetown! Visit Downtown Georgetown, a quaint brick business district filled with unique businesses, like craft and antique shops. There’s even a lush rotary park. Georgetown is also home to the Georgetown Speedway, which hosts numerous racing events throughout the year.
Amazing Outdoor Exploration
Georgetown is surrounded by a wealth of amazing outdoor recreation—hiking, biking, sports, golf, camping… you name it. Nearby Redden State Forest is home to 12,900 acres of beautiful woods and over 44 miles of trails perfect for hiking, biking, or horseback riding. Deer hunting is also permitted, as it catch-and-release fishing.
So Many Ways to Enjoy the Coast
Just 15 miles away, beaches and waterways abound! Visit historic Lewes to enjoy a day out on a bayside beach or launch a boat for a fishing or deep-sea excursion. Nearby Rehoboth Beach offers pristine Atlantic beaches, as well as a fun and friendly Boardwalk filled with entertainment. Cape Henlopen State Park is another favorite for hiking, biking, and visiting both Bay and Atlantic beaches.
Georgetown DE is home to numerous beautiful communities ideal for retirees, vacationers, and residents of all ages. You’ll find new houses, beautifully-maintained homes, large and luxurious homes, affordable townhomes and condos, and much more. Whatever you’re looking for in a home, you’re sure to find it in Georgetown.
Georgetown at a Glance
Travel & Commute
Rehoboth Beach: 39 min
Lewes: 26 min
Bethany Beach: 38 min
Major Roads: US-113, US-9
Additional Georgetown Resources
Town of Georgetown
Georgetown Chamber of Commerce
Georgetown Home Buying Resources
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