Baltimore Hundred

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Baltimore Hundred
Hundred
CountryUnited States
StateDelaware
CountySussex
Elevation
26 ft (8 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)302
GNIS feature ID217267[1]

Baltimore Hundred is a hundred in the southeastern section of Sussex County, Delaware, United States.[2] Baltimore Hundred was formed in 1775 from Worcester County, Maryland. Its primary community is Millville. The old colonial term "hundred" is used to describe a sectioned area of the county in which 100 farms should fit. The Hundred was home to 3 villages, Selbyville, Roxanna and Ocean View.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "What's the Baltimore Hundred & Where Is Horntown?". Mary Grey & George Welburn. 2007-01-01. Retrieved 2015-11-15.
  3. ^ "Baltimore Hundred, Sussex County, Delaware". deahgp.genealogyvillage.com. Retrieved 2018-10-30.

Coordinates: 38°33′23″N 75°12′10″W / 38.556501°N 75.202738°W / 38.556501; -75.202738