Slaughter Beach Delaware

"A Horseshoe Crab Sanctuary"

A Certified Wildlife Habitat Community

Emergency Information

The 911 system is in place for the Town in case of an emergency and it is important that the street number on your home be clearly displayed.
Please use the following numbers for non-emergency contacts.

  • The town has a volunteer fire company, Memorial Fire Company at Slaughter Beach: (302)422-8888.
  • The Town falls under the jurisdiction of the Delaware State Police Troop 7 in Lewes. The non-emergency number is (302) 644-5020.
  • Area Hospitals:
    • Bayhealth Hospital Sussex Campus, (302)-422-3311, located in Milford.
    • Beebe Hospital, (302)645-3300 is located in Lewes.
    • Bayhealth Hospital Kent Campus, (302) 674-4700, is located in Dover.
  • Water Problems – Artesian Water Company:  Phone Number: Delaware (Sussex Office): (302) 645-7751
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