About This Place
Ocean View is a town in Sussex County, Delaware, in the United States. The population was 1,882 at the 2010 census, an increase of 87.1% over the previous decade. It is part of the Seaford Micropolitan Statistical Area and lies in Baltimore Hundred.
Ocean View is fast becoming a bedroom community for the neighboring summer resort of Bethany Beach.
Ocean View is located at 38°32′27″N 75°5′49″W / 38.54083°N 75.09694°W / 38.54083; -75.09694 (38.540751, -75.096840). It lies 1 mile (2 km) west of the Atlantic Ocean and 1 mile (2 km) south of Indian River Bay. The Assawoman Canal borders Ocean View on the east and northeast, and Bethany Beach has a short contiguous border with it on the east. On the northwest and west, White's Creek borders the town, and Millville is contiguous with Ocean View on the west. On the south, Ocean View borders unincorporated portions of Sussex County.