Located in Sussex county just off route 1, is Slaughter Beach, a small Delaware Bay beach community founded in 1681 and incorporated in 1931. It was once the place for Milford residents to summer. At one point back in the day there was a boardwalk, hotels, and a dance hall. Once Rehoboth beach became more popular to visit, Slaughter beach turned into a sleepy fishing community. Today it has a small population of year round residents and a much larger summer population. There is a public beach access area with a parking lot and overflow parking lot near the . . .
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