Angola, Delaware

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Angola, Delaware
Unincorporated community
Angola is located in Delaware
Angola is located in the US
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
Country United States
State Delaware
County Sussex
Elevation 23 ft (7 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 302
GNIS feature ID 216757[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]


  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.