Christiana, Delaware

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Christiana
Unincorporated community
John Lewden House
John Lewden House
Christiana is located in Delaware
Christiana
Christiana
Location within the state of Delaware
Coordinates: 39°39′54″N 75°39′36″W / 39.66500°N 75.66000°W / 39.66500; -75.66000Coordinates: 39°39′54″N 75°39′36″W / 39.66500°N 75.66000°W / 39.66500; -75.66000
Country United States
State Delaware
County New Castle
Elevation 30 ft (9 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 213798[1]

Christiana is an unincorporated community in New Castle County, Delaware, near Wilmington. It is home to the Christiana Mall and is the northern terminus of Delaware Route 1.

History[edit]

It is named after the Christina River, which is in turn named after Christina, Queen of Sweden.

The Christiana Historic District, Charles Allen House, John Lewden House, Old Fort Church, Public School No. 111-C, and James Stewart, Jr., House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Christiana, Delaware at Wikimedia Commons