Kitts Hummock, Delaware

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Kitts Hummock, Delaware
Unincorporated community
Kitts Hummock is located in Delaware
Kitts Hummock
Kitts Hummock
Kitts Hummock is located in the US
Kitts Hummock
Kitts Hummock
Coordinates: 39°6′9″N 75°24′8″W / 39.10250°N 75.40222°W / 39.10250; -75.40222Coordinates: 39°6′9″N 75°24′8″W / 39.10250°N 75.40222°W / 39.10250; -75.40222
Country United States
State Delaware
County Kent
Elevation 3 ft (0.9 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 302
GNIS feature ID 214198[1]

Kitts Hummock is an unincorporated community in Kent County, Delaware, United States. Kitts Hummock is located on the Delaware Bay southeast of Dover.[2]

Kitts Hummock Beach is an official sanctuary for horseshoe crabs, the state marine animal of Delaware and a "signature species" of the Delaware Bay Estuary.[3]


  1. ^ "Kitts Hummock". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Delaware Department of Transportation (2008). Delaware Official Transportation Map (PDF) (Map). Dover: Delaware Department of Transportation. 
  3. ^ " Kitts Hummock Beach, an official horseshoe crab sanctuary"