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!


1604 Bay Shore Dr, Milton, DE

Price: $184,500
Bathrooms: 0.00
MLS Number: 612587

Great Unobstructed Views Of The Beautiful Primehook Wildlife Refuge From This Large Lot. Only Two Blocks From The Beach.


, 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!


Coastal Highway/route 1 S, Milton, DE

Price: $2,750,000
MLS Number: 613188

64+/- Acres With +/-2100 Feet Of Road Frontage On Rt 1 South. +/- 1800 Feet On The Broadkill River.


Reynolds Pond Road, Milton, DE

Price: $2,340,000
Bathrooms: 0.00
MLS Number: 528694

Country Setting, Close To Shopping And Town Of Milton. Only Minutes To The Beach. 25.9 Acres Of Unimproved Land, Situated On Irregular Shaped Parcel, With 200' Road Frontage. Great Opportunity For Farmette(s) Or Horse Farm.


26973 Broadkill Rd, Milton, DE

Price: $1,600,000
MLS Number: 621234

Triangular 3.8 Acre Commercial Parcel At Corner Of Broadkill Road And Rt. 1, Coastal Highway, Joins Rookery Golf Course. Property Located At Signaled Intersection And Joins Lank Road In Rear.


2843 Bayshore Drive, Milton, DE

Price: $995,000
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 3.10
MLS Number: 616126

Stunning Views Of Wildlife Refuge And Bay From This Custom Broadkill Beach And Boat From Your Private Boat Dock!brazilian Teak Floors,elevator,and Inverse Floorplan Maximizing Views Of Nightly Sunsets.hottub,bonus Room,4 Car Garage,exercise Area,fully Fenced Yard For Children/pets.


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