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Sussex County Contacts


Sussex County Libraries


Register of Wills     302-855-7875

  • Gregory Fuller

  • Chief Deputy Kristine Vavala

  • Sussex County Courthouse Annex
    5 E. Pine Street
    P.O. Box 743

Georgetown, DE 19947

  • Phone (302) 855-7875

  • Fax (302) 853-5871

  • Office Hours 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Monday - Friday
    The Register of Wills closes to the public at 3:00 PM on the last Monday of the month.

  • Contact Register of Wills Office

  • Estate Searches cannot be performed by emailing the office.
    Please use the Estate Search Request Form. 

Recorder of Deeds     (302) 855-7785

  • Alexandra Reed Baker

  • 2 The Circle P.O. Box 827, Georgetown, DE 19947

  • Phone (302) 855-7785

  • Fax (302) 855-7787

  • Hours 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM (M-F except holidays)

  • Recording window closes at 4:00 PM

  • Email Address:

  • Recording window closes at 4:00 PM

  • The Mission of the Recorder of Deeds Office is to Serve the Residents of Sussex County by correctly recording and indexing documents in a timely and efficient manner, by courteously responding to requests for help and information, by collecting and properly accounting for the appropriate fees and taxes, and by providing every employee with motivation, training, and experience.

Clerk of the Peace/Marriage Bureau (302) 853-1717

  • Norman A. Jones, Jr.

  • Chief Deputy Alisa Mawson

  • 2 The Circle P.O. Box 29, Georgetown, DE 1994

  • 2nd Floor, Room 226

  • (302) 853-1717

  • Hours: Appointment Only
    Monday - Friday
    8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m

  • Email Address:

  • The Marriage Bureau office for Sussex County is open to the public for the issuance of marriage licenses, ceremonies, and certified copy requests, by appointment only. Please call (302) 853-1717 to schedule your appointment for a marriage license and/or ceremony with the staff in the office (please be sure to leave a message if no one answers).  The Marriage Bureau issues marriage licenses, officiates Memorable Marriage ceremonies and provides certified copies of marriage licenses issued in Sussex County, Delaware.


Illegal Trash Dumping Complaints


Report illegal trash dumping 24-hours a day to DNREC’s Natural Resources Police Environmental Crimes Unit  

Sussex County Schools and Colleges

School Closings and delays

Public Schools 

Non-public Schools



Sussex County Government Website 

Administration     302-855-7742

Assessment           302-855-7824

Billing                     302-855-7871

Libraries                 See above

Sheriff                     302-855-7830


Sussex County Council

District #1Michael H. Vincent

Council President    302-629-2396

Email Michael Vincent

District #2Cynthia Green


Email Cynthia Green

District #3Mark Schaeffer


Email Mark Schaeffer     

District #4Douglas B. Hudson


Email Douglas Hudson 

District #5John L. Rieley

Council Vice President   


Email John Rieley

Clerk of the Council -   Tracy Tolbert   


Email Tracy Tolbert

Meeting - Minutes and More

Sussex County District Map


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