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Our Communities

Located less than two hours from Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Philadelphia, Southern Delaware offers communities brimming with history, charm and personality.  Enjoy a stroll along our beautiful beaches or take in all the action of NASCAR racing!  Southern Delaware offers everything from whale and dolphin watching to beachcombing, nature walks, sail boarding, parasailing and more!  The cultural experiences are also unique-summer arts festivals, art galleries, dinner theater, historic train rides and outdoor performances by the ocean.  Shop tax-free in our boutiques, antique shops and outlet centers.

Dover, Delaware

The City of Dover is not only the capital of the First State but also the hometown to many of Delaware’s historical landmarks. You will be pleasantly surprised by the variety of historical and cultural attractions. Beautiful farmlands, coastal sceneries and a curious mix of old traditions and modern high-tech culture are at your disposal. Dover boasts two distinct historic areas-one Colonial and one Victorian. As you visit these districts, enjoy the flowers, grand shade trees and brick walks. Throughout downtown Dover you will find specialty shops, neighborhood stores, restaurants and very friendly people. Enjoy all of the action of NASCAR racing! Delaware’s beach resorts, including Lewes, Bethany and Rehoboth, are only one hours drive to the south. Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, DC are all within a two hour drive. Delaware offers everything from whale and dolphin watching to beachcombing, nature walks, sail boarding, parasailing and more! The cultural experiences are also unique – summer arts festivals, art galleries, dinner theater, historic train rides and outdoor performances by the ocean. Shop tax – free in our boutiques, antique shops and outlet centers.

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Georgetown, Delaware

Located in the heart of Sussex County in Southern Delaware, Georgetown offers a rare community brimming with history, charm and personality. Enjoy a stroll along our beautiful sandy beaches or take in all the action of NASCAR racing! Southern Delaware offers everything from whale and dolphin watching to beachcombing, nature walks, sail boarding, parasailing and more! The cultural experiences are also unique – summer arts festivals, art galleries, dinner theater, historic train rides and outdoor performances by the ocean. Shop tax – free in our boutiques, antique shops and outlet centers. Located less than two hours from Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Philadelphia, Georgetown offers something for every member of the family.

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Greenwood/Bridgeville, DE

Located just outside of Seaford, Delaware, the Greenwood/Bridgeville area offers history, charm and personality. Southern Delaware offers everything from whale and dolphin watching to beachcombing, nature walks, sail boarding, parasailing and more! The cultural experiences are also unique – summer arts festivals, art galleries, dinner theater, historic train rides and outdoor performances by the ocean. Shop tax – free in our boutiques, antique shops and outlet centers. The area offers limitless family fun! Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Philadelphia are within a short two hour drive or less!

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Harrington, Delaware

Located in Kent County, Harrington, Delaware is considered a part of the Dover metropolitan area and is only 61 miles Southeast of Baltimore. Visitors to the Harrington/Dover area can find Amish buggies on city streets, delicate shorebirds and giant C – 5 Galaxy military cargo planes, quiet museums and exciting NASCAR races! The area also offers arts, antiques and Colonial history. You will enjoy having access to more than 20 museums and historic sites. Southern Delaware offers everything from whale and dolphin watching to beachcombing, nature walks, sail boarding, parasailing and more! The cultural experiences are also unique – summer arts festivals, art galleries, dinner theater, historic train rides and outdoor performances by the ocean. Shop tax – free in our boutiques, antique shops and outlet centers.

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Milford, Delaware

Known as the Gateway to Southern Delaware, Milford is minutes away from the coast and the resort communities of Lewes and Rehoboth Beach. The city’s crown jewel is the Mispillion River Walk, a greenway built to preserve the city’s waterfront. Choose from numerous fresh water and saltwater sporting activities, including the annual World Champion Weakfish Tournament. Milford also boasts an active parks & recreation program, low taxes and affordable housing. Southern Delaware offers everything from whale and dolphin watching to beachcombing, nature walks, sail boarding, parasailing and more! The cultural experiences are also unique – summer arts festivals, art galleries, dinner theater, historic train rides and outdoor performances by the ocean. Shop tax – free in our boutiques, antique shops and outlet centers. Located less than two hours from Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Philadelphia, Milford offers something for every member of the family.

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Milton, Delaware

Welcome home to “Delaware’s Smallest Wonder.” Milton is a quaint Victorian shipbuilding community just minutes from the beautiful resort towns of Lewes and Rehoboth Beach on Delaware’s Eastern Shore. Many of Milton’s gracious Victorian and Colonial houses have been restored to their original splendor. Milton offers an ideal community to raise a family, listen to concerts in the park or kayak down Broadkill River. Milton’s leisurely pace helps you relax and its small inns, restaurants and shops make sure your stay is enjoyable whether your interest is sunning at the beaches, fishing or canoeing its local waterways or antique shopping. Southern Delaware offers everything from whale and dolphin watching to beachcombing, nature walks, sail boarding, parasailing and more! The cultural experiences are also unique – summer arts festivals, art galleries, dinner theater, historic train rides and outdoor performances by the ocean. Shop tax – free in our boutiques, antique shops and outlet centers. Located less than two hours from Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Philadelphia, Milton offers something for every member of the family.

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Smyrna, Delaware

Located less than 40 miles south of Wilmington, Delaware; Smyrna is part of the Dover metropolitan area. Smyrna offers you a historic small town atmosphere, excellent quality of life and a superior educational system. The area’s central location allows you to enjoy all that Delaware has to offer. Dover is home to one of the most beautifully preserved capitol complexes in the nation. Enjoy opera, dance, drama and music or be inspired by all the galleries featuring Delaware’s finest artists. Shop tax – free at Delaware’s brand name outlet stores, boutiques and antique shops. Forests, rivers, parks and campgrounds provide the ideal setting for some of the state’s best outdoor adventures. There’s something for every member of the family – canoeing, fishing, golfing, biking, hiking, horse – riding, hunting and boating. Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, DC are all within a two hour drive or less.

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Bayhealth is Southern Delaware’s healthcare leader with hospitals in Dover and in Milford. Bayhealth provides a wide range of medical services, including cardiovascular, cancer, orthopaedics and rehabilitation, pediatrics, respiratory care, sleep care, surgical weight loss, women’s services and walk-in medical care. Search for nursing jobs, and health classes and events. Find doctors affiliated with Bayhealth Medical Center or a Delaware hospital near you.