As the fastest growing city in Delaware, it is easy to see why homebuyers are drawn to this historic river town!
Milford is a quaint, yet vibrant town with a creative spirit and an undeniable charm nestled along the Mispillion River which provides a celebrated history and serves as the heart of the city. The Mispillion Riverwalk is one of Milford's main attractions where residents and visitors enjoy strolling and biking along a brick paved pathway lined with colorful landscaping and scenic views.
A renewed downtown has added both aesthetic appeal and new opportunities for business and recreation ranging from restaurants and breweries to art galleries and a lively community theatre. Although new attractions have been added to Milford's downtown, much care has been given to preserve its historic buildings and homes. Downtown is host to several community events that can be enjoyed by all walks of life including the Bug and Bud Festival, the Riverwalk Freedom Festival, and a December Holiday Stroll just to name a few.
In addition to the Mispillion Riverwalk, nature lovers will find several places to indulge their affection for the great outdoors including the nature trails at Goat Island, and at the Abbott’s Mill and DuPont Nature Centers. Milford is also located within an easy drive of two National Wildlife Reserves - Bombay Hook and Prime Hook.
Due to its location along the Mispillion River, Milford is part of both Kent and Sussex counties with a population of 10,979 making it the 5th largest city in Delaware. New to Milford is a state-of-the-art medical center by Bayhealth Hospital. The Sussex Campus contributes to Milford's growing economy by providing lasting careers and easy access for retirees and residents who require frequent hospital visits.
If you are searching for a home or property in Southern Delaware, Milford is definitely worth a visit. Along with its aesthetic appeal and small-town values, a highly rated education system and growing economy make Milford a great choice for families, entrepreneurs, and retirees.