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New Castle (Del.)


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  • Variants

    • New Castle, Del
    • Aresapa (Del.)
    • Cannekonkan (Del.)
    • Delaware Town (Del.)
    • Fort Casimir (Del.)
    • Fort Casimires (Del.)
    • Fort Kasimier (Del.)
    • Fort Trefalldigheet (Del.)
    • Fort Trinity (Del.)
  • Additional Information

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    • Sources

      • found: Official zoning map, City of New Castle, Delaware, 1980:map recto (City of New Castle, Del.)
      • found: LC data base, 9-14-83(hdg.: New Castle, Del.)
      • found: Rand McNally comm. atlas, 1982(New Castle, in New Castle Co.; inc.)
      • found: NUCMC data from Historical Society of Delaware for Abstracts relating to Delaware from the Municipal Archives of Amsterdam, 1625-1700(New Amstel; later became New Castle, Del.)
      • found: Delaware place names, 1966(New Castle was settled as an Indian village and given the name Tamakonck [no publs. in LC database]; in 1651 the Dutch estab. Fort Casimir [no publs. in LC database] and laid out first town in Delaware, calling it Santhoeck [no publs. in LC database]; this was seized by the Swedes in 1654 who used the names Quinamkot [no publs. in LC database] and Fort Trefalldigheet [no publs. in LC database]; the town was regained by the Dutch in 1655 and in 1657 name changed to New Amstel; captured by the English in 1664 and named New Castle)
      • found: GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009(ppl; 39°39ʹ43ʺN 075°33ʹ59ʺW)
      • found: GNIS, Aug. 19, 2010(New Castel; New Castle County, Del.; ppl.; 393943N; 0753359W; variants: Aresapa; Cannekonkan; Delaware Town; Fort Casimir; Fort Casimires; Fort Kasimier; Fort Trefalldigheet; Fort Trinity)
    • Change Notes

      • 1983-09-15: new
      • 2011-10-28: revised
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