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The City of Lewes is located in Sussex County in the state of Delaware (DE).

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Lewes () is an incorporated city in Sussex County, Delaware, on the Delmarva Peninsula. According to the 2010 census, the population is 2,747, a decrease of 6.3% from 2000.http://www.stateplanning.delaware.gov/census_data_center/ As Lewes was the earliest settlement in the state, and because Delaware was the first state to ratify the Constitution, the town refers to itself as "The First Town in the First State." Lewes is named after the town of Lewes in England, which also is situated in a county named Sussex (from which Sussex County, Delaware, takes its name).Katy Rice, `Across the Pond`, in ``Sussex Society``, September 2011, p. 28 Lewes, Sussex, England, also has the same seal.
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Lewes Latitude: 38.7339 Longitude: -75.1733

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The Zip Code for Lewes, DE is: 19958

The City of Lewes

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Lewes Delaware Physical Characteristics:

The City of Lewes has an area of 4.7 square miles
  • Land: 3.8032714285714 Sq. Mi. (80.49%)
  • Water: 0.92186988416988 Sq. Mi.(19.51%)
The Lewes City takes up 0.4% of the area of Sussex County.

Map Location Coordinates:

  • Latitude: +38.7785269
  • Longitude: -075.1437686
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Lewes, DE Climate Information:

  • Average Temperature: 58.1°F
  • Average Rainfall: 46.84 inches
  • Average Snowfall: 9.6 inches
*Based on annual average for Weather Station USC00075320 LEWES
Latitude: 38.7756 Longitude: -75.1389 Elevation: 4.6 feet.

Lewes, DE Population Data:

According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the population of Lewes was 2,747 people, which is 1.4 % of the entire population of Sussex County.


  • 44.48% Male
  • 55.52% Female


  • 89.843% White
  • 7.681% Black
  • 0.364% Asian
  • 0.36% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.07% Pacific Islander
  • 1.347% Mixed
  • 0.328% Other


  • 98.25% Not Hispanic or Latino
  • 1.75% Hispanic or Latino
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Lewes, DE Housing Information:

Average Household Size: 1.9
Number of Residences: 2,638
  • Occupied: 1,392 (52.77%)
  • Vacant: 1,246 (47.23%)
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Z'Nest Inc
519965 - Flags & Banners-Wholesale
307 Mulberry St, Lewes, Delaware 19958-1321
Alan Keffer (302) 645-2362 http://www.flags-over-lewes.com
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