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Living a Golf Lifestyle in Townsend, Delaware

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Where to Retire in Townsend and Home Prices

Although Townsend is a very tiny town this area has been a magnet for active adult communities (see link at left).  Zillow lists the median home value at $460,999, in late 2022.

What Is Special about Townsend

This is  a pastoral part of Delaware even though it is close to Baltimore and Philadelphia.  The tax structure of Delaware makes it an attractive place to retire.

What Is Not Special about Townsend

Townsend is a very tiny town in an agricultural area.  You will have to go elsewhere for most services.

Climate and Physical Environment

This is a very flat part of Delaware at the top of the Delmarva peninsula. January average temperature is about 35 degrees

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

Cultural opportunities in Townsend are hard to find.


Crime in Townsend is lower than the national average.

Medical Facilities

You will go to Dover, Middletown, or Wilmington for major medical care.


There are no nearby commercial airports, but Baltimore and Philadelphia are reasonably close.

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