Laurel, Delaware is a small town located in Sussex County. Founded in 1683, Laurel was built around Broad Creek; its name comes from the laurel bushes that lined the waterway. The town was officially incorporated in 1883. Today Laurel has a population of over 4,000 residents.
Laurel boasts over 800 buildings on the National Historic Record, more than any other place in Delaware. Learn about the rich history of this agricultural town at The Laurel Heritage Museum, located in town’s old train station. For fans of the outdoors, there is Trap Pond State Park, which contains a large stand of beautiful bald cypress trees and wetlands. The park offers a wide selection of activities, including boating, fishing, birdwatching, hiking and biking trails, horse trails, campgrounds, and cabins. For lovers of unique shopping experiences, the town has Laurel Junction - an indoor/outdoor flea market which spans 25 acres and includes a full-service restaurant and retail shops. The market offers fresh produce, clothing, jewelry, sculptures and more. Laurel is also the home to Broad Creek Bike & Brew, an annual bike tour which highlights historic attractions, scenic natural landscapes, and celebrates its visitors with local microbreweries and barbecue. With
Laurel real estate consists of single-family residences, condominiums, townhomes, manufactured homes, and land for sale. These Laurel homes range from 1,000-5,000 square feet and have an average of three bedrooms. Houses for sale in Laurel are located in spacious forest landscapes and tree-lined residential streets. Listing prices for Laurel properties fall in a broad range to accommodate many budgets. You’ll love living in this quiet, historic town with broad access to the eastern seaboard. If you’re interested in homes for sale in Laurel, Delaware, please reach out to us and allow us to assist you.