Lewes, Delaware

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Coordinates: 38°46′33″N 75°08′32″W / 38.77583°N 75.14222°W / 38.77583; -75.14222
City of Lewes
Settlement
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Second Street in downtown Lewes in 2006
Motto: "The First Town in The First State"[1]
Country United States
State Delaware
County Sussex
Coordinates 38°46′33″N 75°08′32″W / 38.77583°N 75.14222°W / 38.77583; -75.14222
Area 4.3 sq mi (11.1 km²)
 - land 3.7 sq mi (10 km²)
 - water 0.6 sq mi (2 km²)
Population 2,747 (2010)
Density 742.4 /sq mi (287 /km²)
Founded June 3, 1631
Mayor James L. Ford, III
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal code 19958
Area code 302
Location of Lewes in Delaware
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Location of Lewes in Delaware
Location of Delaware in the United States
Location of Delaware in the United States
Website: City of Lewes Delaware Website

Lewes (/ˈlɨs/) is a city of Delaware in the United States. It is in Sussex County, which is in the south part of the state. The city is next to the Delaware Bay and is near the Atlantic Ocean. Lewes had 2,932 people in 2000.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "City of Lewes Delaware Website". City of Lewes Delaware Website. http://www.ci.lewes.de.us/. Retrieved September 19, 2012.
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.