2017 4th of July Parade-Mark your Calendars

DON’T MISS THE TOWN OF HENLOPEN ACRES 2017 Independence Day Parade Sunday, July 2nd 8AM Registration at Marina | 8:30AM Start Parade route: East on Tidewaters, South on Zwaanendael, West on Rolling Road, North on Dodds Lane Prizes and refreshments to follow at Marina March, peddle and dress up! Open to children of all ages, […]




Important 2017 Election Information

TOWN OF HENLOPEN ACRES PUBLIC NOTICE     All candidates for Town Commissioner shall file their notice of intention to seek office with the Town Manager or Mayor of the Town of Henlopen Acres on or before 4:30 p.m. on Friday, July 14, 2017.   For the election of 2017, voters will be electing three […]




May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month The House and Senate recently passed HCR 24, declaring May, Lyme Disease Awareness Month. Delaware has the highest rate of Lyme disease infection in the nation. Senator Lopez, pictured here with members of the Lyme Disease Task Force, was a co-sponsor on the bill as part of his on-going legislative work to […]




New Dog Leash Ordinance Passed at Board of Commissioners Meeting 03/10/2017

The Board of Commissioners unanimously passed an Ordinance to Amend Chapter 35, Animals which requires all dogs off an owner’s premises be restrained by a physical leash not greater than six feet in length.  $25 Citations will be issued by Town security for each violation.




Tree Committee Accomplishments for 2016

As Henlopen Acres residents and property owners are aware, the Town takes great pride in our extensive and diverse tree canopy.  We have a very active and passionate Tree Committee who has had a productive 2016.  Some of their accomplishments are: A Honey Locust donated by the State Forest Service was planted at the Marina […]




Upcoming Town Hall Closings-2017

Town Hall will be closed the following days: Tuesday  July 4, 2017 in observance of Independence Day Monday September 4, 2017 in observance of Labor Day Monday October 9, 2017 in observance of Columbus Day Friday November 10, 2017 in observance of Veterans Day Thursday November 23, 2017 and Friday November 24, 2017 for the […]




Welcome to the Town of Henlopen Acres, Delaware!

The Town of Henlopen Acres, Delaware, is located in eastern Sussex County. It is one of the smallest incorporated towns of Delaware bordered by the City of Rehoboth Beach, the Rehoboth and Lewes Canal and the Atlantic Ocean. The town is currently comprised of 219 parcels covering 123 acres or 0.27 square miles. Col. Wilbur […]




Board of Commissioners Appointments

At the Quarterly Board of Commissioners meeting on Friday April 21, 2017 the following appointments were made: John Scheurer was reappointed to the Planning Commission Barbara Shortley, Elinor Boyce and Sarah Sunderland were reappointed as Election Officers Tiffany Derrickson, Bruce Moore and Mimi Peters were reappointed to the Board of Elections Ashlee Reed Hidell and […]