Milton has always been an industrial center. It was for this reason that it was located where the river penetrated deeply into an area rich in agriculture and timber. Successors to the original granaries continue to do business in the southside industrial area, along with a trucking company, a lumber company and a sign company. These have been joined by a successful plastics company that relocated to Milton from Long Island. All in all, it is estimated that there are some 550 jobs of all kinds in Milton.

The historic Town Center remains the civic center, and has welcomed new office and commercial uses suited to its central location, pedestrian scale and historic ambiance. These include antique, gift and specially stores oriented to bayshore visitors and professional or service uses such as an investment counseling office of Federal Street. Just as Milton´s commercial land use patterns were once shaped by shipping on the Broadkill, and later by railroading on the Queen Anne´s Railway, today they are being influenced by the area´s arterial roadways, and by new division of labor between the historic Town Center and more highway-oriented uses along Route 16. 

For more information on Milton history and all that this wonderful town has to offer, visit the website at


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7 Texas, Milton, DE

Price: $695,500
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
MLS Number: 604558

Excellent Bay Views From This Unique Circular Home Only 3 Homes From The Sandy Beach. Three Bedrooms, Two And A Half Baths, Built On Pilings In 2003, Propane Heat And Hot Water. Gas Fireplace, Flood Insurance Available, 3 Decks And A Screened Porch.


2008 Bay Shore Dr, Milton, DE

Price: $415,000
MLS Number: 622518

Almost Half An Acre, Waterfront Lot In The Gated Community Of Back Bay Cove In Broadkill Beach. Don't Miss This Opportunity To Build Your Dream Beach House!


16377 Abraham Potter Run, Milton, DE

Price: $193,900
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2
MLS Number: 700694

Beautiful 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, 2nd Story Condo In Centrally Located Paynter's Mill. Tons Of Community Amenities Including Walking/jogging Path, Outdoor Pool, Basketball Courts, And Clubhouse. Beautifully Landscaped And Maintained Community. Gas Fireplace In Living Room, Balcony, Kitchen/dining Combo, Attached Garage.


Cool Spring Road, Milton, DE

Price: $5,000,000
MLS Number: 620598

Attention Builders/developers Approved Subdivision - Cool Spring Meadows - Fully Engineered And Approved For 226 Single Family Lots With An Average Lot Size Of 11,500sqft On 215 Acres. Public Sewer And Water Available!


104 Bay Shore, Milton, DE

Price: $4,000,000
MLS Number: 703086

Broadkill Beach Community - 8 Bay Front And 16 Interior Lots Totalling 2.87 Acres.


123 Sweetbriar Road, Milton, DE

Price: $3,728,175
MLS Number: 700594

Prime Development Location Along Rt. 88 (cave Neck Road), Just North Of Red Mill Pond, And Less Than 2 Miles From Rt. 1. Easily Accessible From Rehoboth Beach, Lewes, & Milton. Total Of 135 +/- Acres Zoned Ar-1. Final Purchase Price Shall Be $27,500/acre Based Upon A Survey Completed At Buyer's Expense. Central Water / Sewer Available.


Hudson & Cripple Creek Rd, Milton, DE

Price: $3,200,000
MLS Number: 602457

81.05 Acres Zoned Ar1 With Road Frontage On Hudson Rd., Milton. In Close Proximity To Rt.1 Providing Easy Access To Lewes & Rehoboth Beaches. Preliminary Approval Received From County, In 2006, For 60 Lot Subdivision With Reports On File. Preliminary Approval Extended To January 2016.


14813 Marges Garden, Milton, DE

Price: $3,000,000
MLS Number: 700548


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