Bear, DE

Bear Apartments

$1212-$740

Foxwood
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

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Korman Residential At The Villas
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-1.5

$1864-$934

Korman Residential At Brandywine Hundred
Beds: Studio-3
Baths: 1-2

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Korman Residential At Brandywine Woods
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

$1820-$945

Fox Run Apartments
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-3

$1050-$657

William Penn Village
Beds: Studio-2
Baths: 1-1.5

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Meridian Crossing
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

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Village of Windhover Apartment
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

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School Bell Apartments
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

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Allandale Village Apartments
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

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Castlebrook Apartments
Beds: Studio-3
Baths: 1

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Buckingham Place Townhomes
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1

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Fairway Park at Pike Creek
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2.5

$1000

$1000 One bedroom in Wilmington-7907 1215 Gilpin Ave.
Beds: 1
Baths: 1

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The Bluffs Apartments
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

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Village of Canterbury
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

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Woodfield Apartments
Beds: Studio-3
Baths: 1-1.5

$860-$735

Apple Chase
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-1.5

$875-$760

Village 2
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

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Heritage Court
Beds: Studio-2
Baths: 1
About Bear, DE
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History of Bear

Oddly enough, Bear has a quirky story behind its start. While it has not been verified, most local townspeople have a shared legend that the name of the town itself came from a local tavern that was located along the roadway from Dover to Wilmington with a giant bear emblem on the sign. While no one is really sure where the name came from, it has stuck, and this community of small town residents takes pride in their town. What started as a farming community is now a collection of middle class commuters and longtime locals.

Rise of the Riverfron

Bear might be a sleepy town of commuters and longtime locals, but the benefit of being so close to a major city like Wilmington is definitely one of the selling points for this bedroom community. You get all of the benefits of small-town living, coupled with access to things like the newly developed riverfront area. This big push beginning in the 1990s to develop and progress the area now includes a theater space, top-notch restaurants, boutique shops, and high-rise condominiums. The development efforts have paid off, and it is one of the top tourist spots for visitors.