Angola, Delaware

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Angola, Delaware

Angola by the Bay
Angola is located in Delaware
Angola
Angola
Angola is located in the US
Angola
Angola
Coordinates: 38°40′15″N 75°10′29″W / 38.67083°N 75.17472°W / 38.67083; -75.17472Coordinates: 38°40′15″N 75°10′29″W / 38.67083°N 75.17472°W / 38.67083; -75.17472
CountryUnited States
StateDelaware
CountySussex
Elevation
23 ft (7 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)302
GNIS feature ID216757[1]

Angola, also referred to as Angola by the Bay, is an unincorporated community in Sussex County, Delaware, United States. Angola is located on an inlet of Rehoboth Bay and is near Delaware Route 24. It is a population center for the Indian River Hundred. Angola took its name from the slaves from Angola who were imported to the community. The community had a post office until 1937.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Angola, Delaware
  2. ^ Delaware Federal Writers' Project (1948). Delaware: A Guide to the First State. US History Publishers. p. 549.