From the banks of the Nanticoke to the beaches of the Atlantic, people are drawn to the relaxing pace of Sussex County. For more than 330 years, people have explored our beaches, bays, and waterways finding a place where prosperity abounds.

That prosperity has fueled the ingenuity and determination that has created a pedigree for business. From the nylon capital of the world to some of the east coast’s largest food producers, Sussex County has a tradition of building companies into brands and the loyalty of our citizens creates a family that empowers expansion.

With growth comes goals and expectations. Sussex County is here to support your goals because your success is our success. We have built a robust business community and there is a culture of progress in our county’s leadership. Whether you are investing in cutting-edge agricultural technology, or you are delivering craft beer to the globe, it is our mission to exceed your expectations.

We invite you to explore our amazing home, nestled here from the beaches to the bay, and you’ll discover what we mean when we say …

Sussex: Explore, Excite, Exceed

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