The Story of Millville

Mrs. Ethel Tunnell, left, and Anna R. Dukes stand before the Dukes house.

Millville was an easygoing town of shipping, shopping and steam mills

Nestled in the southeast corner of Sussex County, Millville has always managed to balance a little bit of hustle and bustle with an undeniable calm and warmth.

As a town, Millville is only a few miles in any direction but has always held...

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 4:29pm

Susan Lyons' grandparents owned Palmatary's store, a favorite spot for gifts, sundries and ice cream.

Calling Millville home

My childhood was spent growing up on Cedar Neck Road, just on the outskirts of Ocean View. In the ’70s, I moved to the great metropolis of Millville. This is the town that we chose to raise our family in.

Over the years, Millville has...

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 4:16pm

Millville by the Sea created this replica waterwheel to reimagine the mills for which the town was named.

Low-key attitude and smart growth characterize Millville today

Sprouted from an agricultural community, the Town of Millville has grown into a business hub poised for continued growth.

The Town covers two square miles and has 102 businesses. Large-scale businesses include chain grocery stores Giant...

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 4:11pm

Amenities are the wave of the future, as new housing developments like Millville By the Sea attract people to enjoy the beach, the pool, the clubhouse and more.

Millville aims for controlled growth to retain small-town feel

If the town of Millville was a children’s book, it might very well be “The Little Town That Could.” Within its two square miles live somewhere between the 544 people counted in the last Census, seven years ago, and what Town Manager Debbie...

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 3:40pm

A rare look at the dias of the Mason's lodge

Masons a constant in Millville's history

There’s little question that the town of Millville has seen spectacular and dramatic growth over the years. Changes in demographics, a shiny new town hall, and the paving and subsequent widening of Route 26 are all very striking reminders of...

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 3:20pm

These renderings show the future town park.

New town park planned as community's gathering place

Ground has yet to be broken on Millville’s new town park, but anticipation is high for the state-of-the-art recreation spot. Town officials and residents alike are hoping the park will be a central point for fun, festivals and fellowship for...

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 3:00pm