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New Castle County, Delaware


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Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions

Community events.



Statistics & Facts

The Delaware state capital is Dover.
The population of Claymont is approximately 9,800 (1990), 8253 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 4,075 (1990), 3360 (2010).
The amount of land area in Claymont is 5.462 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Claymont to Washington DC is 107 miles.
The distance to the Delaware state capital is 44 miles. (as the crow flies)
Claymont is positioned 39.80 degrees north of the equator and 75.45 degrees west of the prime meridian.


in extreme northeast Delaware, not far from Wilmington
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History & History Related Items

The town is un-incorporated, operating as a community of New Castle County, Delaware. Considered to be named "Claymont" in 1854, the town is rich in history. The town's diversity is one of its strong points.
While un-incorporated, most every "development" has a civic association, brought together by The Claymont Community Coalition, an umbrella civic organization
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The founding of Claymont



The Robinson House
The Robinson House is a restored home with much history. Tours are available.
Naamans Road & Phila Turnpike
Claymont, DE 19703
Business Phone: (302)792-0285
Contact: Geraldine Chillas - President Of Questers
This 1723 Historic Landmark Was Restored By The Delaware Chapter Of 'Questers.' 'Questers' Is An International, Non-Profit Organization Dedicated to The Restoration & Preservation of Historic Sites.
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Claymont Community Events

20 June 1998 - Set aside this date!!
8 am to 4 pm at the Claymont Community Center. Sponsored by the Community Coalition
Street clean-up teams meet at the center at 8:00am. Vendors, crafters, special exhibits for the whole family begin at 11:00am (until 4pm); Youth bicycle races begin at 1pm.

Claymont Libraries

Claymont Public Library
3303 Green Street
Claymont, DE 19703
Phone: 302.798.4164
FAX: 302.798.6329

Claymont Schools

Archmere Academy

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