Montchanin, Delaware

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Montchanin
Unincorporated community
Montchanin Station
Montchanin Station
Montchanin is located in Delaware
Montchanin
Montchanin
Montchanin is located in the US
Montchanin
Montchanin
Location within the state of Delaware
Coordinates: 39°47′23″N 75°35′21″W / 39.78972°N 75.58917°W / 39.78972; -75.58917Coordinates: 39°47′23″N 75°35′21″W / 39.78972°N 75.58917°W / 39.78972; -75.58917
Country United States
State Delaware
County New Castle
Elevation 305 ft (93 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 19710
Area code(s) 302
GNIS feature ID 214333[1]

Montchanin is an unincorporated community in New Castle County, Delaware, United States.[1] Montchanin is located at the intersection of Delaware Route 100 and Kirk Road to the northwest of Wilmington.[2] The community was named for Anne Alexandrine de Montchanin, mother of Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours.[3] The Jacob Broom House, a National Historic Landmark, is located there. The Jacob Broom House, Montchanin Historic District, and Strand Millas and Rock Spring are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Montchanin, Delaware". 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. ^ Colby, Gerard (1974). Du Pont behind the nylon curtain. Prentice-Hall. p. 5. ISBN 0-13-221077-0. 
  4. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.