Delaware Place Names


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Delaware Place Names

Delaware Place Names
Current Name Birth
Delaware River Lenape-wihittuck. Kit-hanne, Swenska Rivier (Swedish River), Nya Swerige's Elf (New Sweden River), Charles River, Zuydt (Soutir) River, Prince Hendrik's River
Bombay Hook Boomptiens Udden, Bomptycs Hoeck, Bombo Hook.
New Castle Tamaconck, Aresapa, Macherish Kitton, Sandhoeck, Fort Casimir, Fort Trefaldighet (Fort Trinity), New Amstel
Wilmington Hopokohacking, Fort Christina, Christinahamn, Fort Altena, Willingtown.
Christiana Christiana Bridge, Christeen
Delaware City Newbold's Landing
Newport Newport Ayre
Beaver Valley Chandler's Hollow
Grubb's Grubbs Corners
Claymont. Naaman's
Stanton Cuckoldstown
Newark New Ark
Glasgow Aikentown
Kirkwood Kemp's Corner, St. George's Station
St. George's Quinquenium
Macdonough Trap
Odessa Appoquinimin, Cantwell's Bridge
Townsend Charley Town
Kent County St. Jones' County
Hazlettville Sewardville, Georgetown
Marydel Halltown
Hartley Arthurville, Butterpat
Smyrna Duck Creek Cross-Roads
Leipsic Fast Landing
Clayton Jimtown, Smyrna Station
Kenton Lewis' Cross-Roads, Grogtown
Cheswold Moorton
Rising Sun Five Points
Camden Piccadilly, Mifflin's Cross-Roads
Wyoming West Camden, Camden Stibon
Canterbury Irish Hill
Viola Canterbury Station
Petersburg Meredith's Shop
Barker's Landing Florence
Frederica Indian Point, Johnny Cake Landing
Sandtown Lewisville
Vernon Vincent's Causeway
Farmington Flatiron
Williamsville Guinea Town
Harrington Clark's Corner
Staytonville Tea Town
Sussex County Hoornkill County, Deal County
Prettymanville Quakertown
Lewes Zwaanendael, Hoornkill, Lewistown
Redden Carey
Milton Osborne's Landing, Conwell's Landing, Upper Landing, Head of Broadkiln
Milisboro Rock Hole, Washington, Millsborough
Adamsville Marshy Hope Village
Bridgeville Bridge Branch
Concord Pine Grove Furnace, Calloway's Harbor
Bethel Lewis' Wharf, Lewisville
Fleatown Federalburg
Coverdale's Cross Roads Bethel Cross-Roads, Passwaters', Collin's, and Lafferty's Cross Roads
Knowles Knowles' Cross Road, Marvel's Cross Road
Johnstown St. Johnstown
Woodland Cannon's Ferry
Seaford Hooper's Landing
Frankford Gum's Store
Roxana Dog's Ear Corner, Centerville
Ocean View Hall's Store