In conjunction with the recommendations put forth in the State of Emergency mandated by the Governor, along with the recommendations by the CDC, effective immediately, the City is cancelling all events through the end of May.

We will continue to monitor this extremely serious and fluid situation and will provide updates as they become available to us. More Info

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Location – New Castle County, Northern Delaware, USA

Population – 5,285 (2010 US Census)

Households – Approximately 2,497

Land Area – 3.5 Square Miles

Major Highway – State Route 9 provides access to Interstate 95 and State Route 13

Airports – New Castle County – Route 13 – approx. 1 mile outside city limits

Colleges – Wilmington University (2 miles outside city limits);
University of Delaware (approx. 10 miles outside city limits); Delaware Technical & Community College

Schools – New Castle is located in the Colonial School District, which has its office 318 Basin Road, New Castle. The district serves 10,400 students and operates 15 schools: one high school – William Penn (grades 9-12), three middle schools (grades 6-8), four intermediate schools (grades 3-5), six primary schools (K-2), and one school for physically challenged students at all grade levels.
St. Peter’s Catholic School (K-8), 515 Harmony Street; Tall Oaks Classical School (K-12), 903 Basin Road; Family Foundation Charter School (K-8), 1101 Delaware Street; Pencader Charter Business and Finance High School (9-12), 170 Lukens Drive

Library – New Castle Public Library
424 Delaware Street, New Castle
Mon.-Tue. 10-9, Wed.-Thur. 2-9, Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5. (302) 328-1995

Post Office – New Castle Main Branch
501 Delaware Street, New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 328-2392

Hospitals – St. Francis Family Care (302) 325-4900; Medical Center of Delaware/Christiana Hospital (302) 733-1000