These 12 Towns In Delaware Have The Strangest Names You’ll Ever See
A combination of Dutch, Native American, and old family names gives Delaware some very interesting names for towns, cities, communities, and unincorporated areas. Some warrant a chill, and others a snicker, but here are 12 places that we think have the strangest town names in Delaware!
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We hear a rumor that there’s a community in Delaware called Bacons. We’ll have to go hunting for that one! What do you think the strangest town names in Delaware might be?
Address: S Old Baltimore Pike, Newark, DE 19702, USA
Address: Roxana, DE 19945, USA
Address: Port Mahon, DE 19901, USA
Address: Long Neck, DE 19966, USA
Address: Leipsic, DE, USA
Address: Kitts Hummock, DE 19901, USA
Address: Gumboro, DE 19945, USA
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strangest town names in Delaware
April 07, 2020
What are the most charming small towns in Delaware?
Some of the most charming small towns in Delaware are along our bayshore. Visit Lewes, Delaware City, Leipsic, and Bowers Beach to get a taste of shore life without suffocating summertime crowds.
Where is the best place to live in Delaware?
If you love small town life, it’s hard to beat settling down in Bowers Beach. This tiny fishing community seems frozen in time. If natural beauty is what you’re seeking, try Laurel! It’s a beautiful town close to Trap Pond State Park. If you love the small town feel but want to be close to everything you could need, Hockessin and Newark may be right up your alley. And if big city life is the life for you, settle down in Wilmington. Trolley Square is an up-and-coming neighborhood you may love.
What is the largest city in Delaware?
Wilmington is the largest city in Delaware, with a population of more than 71,000 residents. Some of the city’s most popular neighborhoods include Trolley Square, Quaker Hill, The Triangle, and the Riverfront.
Katy is a life-long Delaware resident who grew up on a small grain farm and spent her summers enjoying time at the beach. A full time public relations professional by day and a content specialist with OIYS at night, Katy loves sharing her love of her home state with fellow Delawareans and others. Loves: local food, dachshunds, horseshoe crabs, hiking, farmers markets, bourbon.
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