McClellandville, Delaware

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McClellandville, Delaware
Unincorporated community
McClellandville is located in Delaware
McClellandville is located in the US
Coordinates: 39°42′34″N 75°46′37″W / 39.70944°N 75.77694°W / 39.70944; -75.77694Coordinates: 39°42′34″N 75°46′37″W / 39.70944°N 75.77694°W / 39.70944; -75.77694
Country United States
State Delaware
County New Castle
Elevation 289 ft (88 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s) 302
GNIS feature ID 214287[1]

McClellandville is an unincorporated community in New Castle County, in the U.S. state of Delaware.[1] McClellandville is located at the intersection of Delaware Route 896 and Wedgewood Road northwest of Newark.[2]


A post office called McClellandville was established in 1853, and remained in operation until 1908.[3] The community was named for William McClelland, a pioneer settler.[4]

McClellandville contains two properties listed on the National Register of Historic Places: the Samuel Lindsey House[5] and the Wesley M.E. Church.


  1. ^ a b "McClellandville". 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. Retrieved July 21, 2016.
  3. ^ "New Castle County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 28 June 2015.
  4. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 193.
  5. ^ "Samuel Lindsey House". Landmark Hunter. Retrieved 28 June 2015.