New Castle Coonty, Delaware

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New Castle County, Delaware
Habs new castle county court house.jpg
Old New Castle Courthouse, Delaware Street, New Castle (1936)
Cairt o Delaware heichlichtin New Castle County
Location in the U.S. state o Delaware
Cairt o the Unitit States heichlichtin Delaware
Delaware's location in the U.S.
FoonditAugust 8, 1637
Lairgest ceetyWilmington
 • Tot494 sq mi (1,279 km2)
 • Laund426 sq mi (1,103 km2)
 • Watter68 sq mi (176 km2), 13.8%
Population (est.)
 • (2014)552,778
 • Density1,264/sq mi (488/km²)
Congressional destrictAt-large
Time zoneEastern

New Castle Coonty is the northmaist o the three coonties o the U.S. state o Delaware. As o the 2010 census, the population wis 538,479,[1] makkin it the maist populous coonty in Delaware. The coonty seat is Wilmington.[2]

New Castle Coonty is includit in the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metropolitan Statistical Aurie. This coonty is namit efter the Inglis ceety o Newcastle.

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  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived frae the original on 15 Julie 2011. Retrieved 12 Juin 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 7 Juin 2011.

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Coordinates: 39°35′N 75°38′W / 39.58°N 75.64°W / 39.58; -75.64