Sussex County Records

Search for Sussex County DE county records. County records include birth certificates, death certificates, marriage records, marriage licenses, divorce records, property tax records, property ownership, historical records, genealogical research, property titles, property deeds, county maps, county taxes, county zones, school boundaries, and more.


Clerk Offices are responsible for maintaining important records for a county or local area, including multiple types of county records. These include vital documents such as birth certificates, marriage records, divorce records, and death certificates, which can be useful for proving identity or for conducting genealogical research. They may also keep documents related to property ownership and property taxes, including title deeds, tax assessments, property appraisals, and property sale records. The Clerk Office is one of the best places to find all types of county records, which may be available online.

Sussex County Clerk Georgetown DE PO Box 29 19947 202-879-2700


Town and City Halls are responsible for providing municipal services for their locality. As part of this job, they may store important county records, including vital documents such as birth certificates, marriage license records, divorce records, and death certificates. These can be used as proof of identity, in applications for government services, or for performing genealogical research. The Town or City Hall may also keep documents on property ownership, property taxes and tax assessments, and maps for their jurisdiction that include zones, property boundaries, and school boundaries. Town and City Halls often make county records available online.

Blades Town Hall Seaford DE 20 West 4th Street 19973 302-629-7366

Bridgeville Town Hall Bridgeville DE 101 North Main Street 19933 302-337-7135

Dagsboro Town Hall Dagsboro DE 33134 Main Street 19939 302-732-3777

Dewey Beach Town Hall Dewey Beach DE 105 Rodney Avenue 19971 302-227-6363

Ellendale Town Hall Ellendale DE 300 McCaulley Ave 19941 302-422-6727

Fenwick Island Town Hall Fenwick Island DE 800 Coastal Hwy 19944 302-539-3011

Frankford Town Hall Frankford DE 5 Main Street 19945 302-732-9424

Georgetown Town Hall Georgetown DE 39 The Circle 19947 302-856-7391

Greenwood Town Hall Greenwood DE 100 West Market Street 19950 302-349-4534

Henlopen Acres Town Hall Rehoboth Beach DE 104 Tidewater Road 19971 302-227-6411

Ocean View Town Hall Ocean View DE 201 Central Ave 19970 302-539-9797

Selbyville Town Hall Selbyville DE 68 W Church St 19975 302-436-8314

South Bethany Town Hall South Bethany DE 402 Evergreen Road 19930 302-539-3653


Historical Societies are usually organized around a particular area, a group of people, or a historical event, and they preserve documents that have historic value. Historical Societies may maintain a range of documents on individuals from that area, including vital records such as birth and death certificates, marriage announcements, and other records that can help with genealogical research. They may also have photographs, historical maps, historical laws, and other records for their location and the people who lived there. Historical Societies may provide online access to their county records.

Bridgeville Historical Society Bridgeville DE 102 Williams Street 19933 302-337-7600

Georgetown Delaware Historical Society Georgetown DE 510 South Bedford Street 19947 302-855-9660

Laurel Delaware Historical Society Laurel DE 502 East 4th Street 19956 302-875-1344

Lewes Delaware Historical Society Lewes DE 110 Shipcarpenter Street 19958 302-645-7670

Lewes Historical Society Lewes DE 302 Savannah Road 19958 302-644-1531

Milton Delaware Historical Society Milton DE 210 Union Street 19968 302-684-1010

Rehoboth Beach Historical Society Rehoboth Beach DE 27 Baltimore Avenue 19971 302-227-7310

Seaford Delaware Historical Society Seaford DE 203 High Street 19973 302-628-9500

Seaford Historical Society Seaford DE 203 High Street 19973 302-628-9828


Treasurer and Tax Collector Offices are responsible for collecting local taxes and disbursing the funds. This can include property taxes, business taxes, and other county or local taxes. Treasurer and Tax Collector Offices maintain a number of property-related county records, including property tax assessments, property appraisals, property ownership records, and any tax liens or foreclosures. They may also maintain records on property transfers and sales, including titles and deeds, which list the former and current owners as well as information on the property itself. Treasurer and Tax Collector Offices may provide online access to their county records.

Sussex County Administrative Office Building Georgetown DE 2 The Circle 19947 302-855-7871


Assessor Offices determine the appraisal value of the taxable property within a county or local jurisdiction, which is used to assess the property taxes owed by residents. Assessors also keep a number of property-related documents, including records on property tax assessments, property appraisals, tax liens, foreclosures, and property tax payments. These records include information about current and former owners of a property, the property's size and location, zones and use regulations, and transfers of the property ownership. Assessors may make county records available through their website.

Sussex County Assessor's Office Georgetown DE 2 The Circle 19947 302-855-7824


Recorders of Deeds keep a range of real estate ownership documents for a county or local government as part of their job to ensure the accuracy of property, land, and property tax records. The Recorder of Deeds has county records on property ownership, transfers of property including deeds and titles, and property tax records such as property appraisals, tax assessments, and tax liens or foreclosures. These documents contain information about the previous and current property owners, descriptions of the property, and property sales. Recorders of Deeds may provide online access to their county records.

Sussex County Recorder-Deeds Georgetown DE 2 The Circle 19947 302-855-7785