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Milford
Sussex County and Kent County, Delaware

ZipCodes
19963




Page Contents for Milford, Delaware

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Community events.

Libraries.

Schools.



Statistics & Facts

The Delaware state capital is Dover.
The population of Milford is approximately 6,040 (1990), 9559 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,601 (1990), 3743 (2010).
The amount of land area in Milford is 12.722 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.153 sq kilometers.
The distance from Milford to Washington DC is 89 miles.
The distance to the Delaware state capital is 17 miles. (as the crow flies)
Milford is positioned 38.91 degrees north of the equator and 75.43 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

in southern Delaware in the northernmost portion of Sussex County on the north and south banks of the Mispillion river. Milford is 18 miles south of Dover, the State capital.
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History & History Related Items

Originally known as Saw Mill Range, the town existed to furnish lumber for England. It became known as a shipbuilding center by the 1770's. It was founded in 1680 and incorporated in 1807. A portion of the town is located in Sussex County with the other portion in Kent County.
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Attractions

Milford is home to the Mispillion River Walk, a greenway space designed to preserve the town's waterfront. Milford is also home to Abbot's Mill Nature Center, which offers environmental education programs and outdoor activities.
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Milford City Government

Milford, Delaware
201 S. Walnut St.
Milford, DE 19963
Phone: (302) 422-6616
Fax: (302) 422-1120

Milford has a council/manager form of government. It is an incorporated city.

Milford Chamber

Milford Chamber of Commerce
Milford Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 805
11 South DuPont Blvd
Milford, DE 19963
Phone: 302-422-3344
Fax: 302-422-7503
Email

Milford Community Events

Golf Tournament in June, Land and Sea Harvest Festival in September, Grand Prix Blacktop Cart Race in October.

Milford Organizations

Milford Chamber of Commerce
Milford Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 805
11 South DuPont Blvd
Milford, DE 19963
Phone: 302-422-3344
Fax: 302-422-7503
Email

Milford Libraries

Milford Public Library
11 SE Front St.
Milford, Delaware 19963
Phone: 302-422-8996
Fax: 302-422-9269

Milford Schools

The children of Milford attend schools in the Milford School District.

The Milford School District
906 Lakeview Ave.
Milford, DE 19963
Phone: 302-422-1600
Phone: 302-424-6393
Fax: 302-422-1608
The district serves the communities of Milford, Ellendale and Slaughter Beach.


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