Photo: Agriculture, fueled by the poultry industry, remains the top industry in Sussex County.
Agriculture has long been the backbone of Sussex County's economy, but in the past two decades, tourism has played a major role in driving the county's financial fortunes, particularly along the Atlantic coast.
Many Fortune 500 companies, lured by Delaware's friendly incorporation laws, no sales tax, no inventory tax, and some of the lowest personal income and real estate property taxes in the nation, have set up shop here.
Industrial parks in Georgetown, Lewes, Seaford and Selbyville put their tenants within 4 hours of the 40 million people living along Interstate-95 from Norfolk Virginia to New York City.
Follow the links on this page to a comprehensive directory of Sussex County businesses, as well as more in-depth information on the county's economy.
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