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Sussex County Young Historian Program

There is a need to pro-actively engage our next generations in the preservation of our common history. Sussex County would benefit from citizens working to achieve preservation. We introduce a program to recognize those who would actively work toward this goal.

  • Application process opens February 1st
  • Applications are accepted until June 30th

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Historic Marker Program

This is a call for applicants for a Sussex County Historical Marker. The process is now open for the year 2023. Judging will take place and winners will be announced at and during the Sussex County (New Jersey State) Fair in August 2024.                                                      

  • Application process opens February 1st
  • Applications are accepted until June 30th

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Public Notices

USDA Grant/Loan Information

This resource from the United States Department of Agriculture provides information regarding farm loans, housing assistance, rural development loans and grant assistance, livestock insurance, among other resources regarding farming assistance programs that may be helpful to Sussex County residents.

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COVID-19 At-Home Test Kits

All residential households are now eligible for an order of free at-home COVID-19 test kits through the United States Postal Service (USPS). Please note the following:

  • Limit of one order per residential address
  • One order includes four (4) individual rapid antigen COVID-19 tests ( has more details about at-home tests, including extended shelf life and updated expiration dates)
  • Orders will ship free through USPS

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County Profile

Whether you are a County resident, a business person or a visitor to our great County, we urge you to take advantage of the many resources Sussex County has to offer. With our rolling hills and beautiful vistas, our farms, lakes, golf courses and charming villages and shopping areas, we're sure you'll find Sussex County is a wonderful place to live, work and raise a family or even just visit.

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