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City of New Castle

Delaware

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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