Montchanin, Delaware

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Unincorporated community
Montchanin Station
Montchanin Station
Montchanin is located in Delaware
Location within the state of Delaware
Coordinates: 39°47′23″N 75°35′21″W / 39.78972°N 75.58917°W / 39.78972; -75.58917Coordinates: 39°47′23″N 75°35′21″W / 39.78972°N 75.58917°W / 39.78972; -75.58917
Country United States
State Delaware
County New Castle
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 214333[1]

Montchanin is an unincorporated community in New Castle County, Delaware, United States.[1] The community was named for Anne Alexandrine de Montchanin, mother of Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours.[2] The Jacob Broom House, a National Historic Landmark, is located there. The Jacob Broom House, Montchanin Historic District, and Strand Millas and Rock Spring are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Montchanin, Delaware". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Colby, Gerard (1974). Du Pont behind the nylon curtain. Prentice-Hall. p. 5. ISBN 0-13-221077-0. 
  3. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.