State Road, Delaware

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State Road, Delaware
State Road is located in Delaware
State Road
State Road
State Road is located in the United States
State Road
State Road
Coordinates: 39°39′2″N 75°37′22″W / 39.65056°N 75.62278°W / 39.65056; -75.62278Coordinates: 39°39′2″N 75°37′22″W / 39.65056°N 75.62278°W / 39.65056; -75.62278
CountryUnited States
StateDelaware
CountyNew Castle
Elevation
36 ft (11 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)302
GNIS feature ID214690[1]

State Road is an unincorporated community in New Castle County, Delaware, United States. State Road is located at the intersection of U.S. Route 13 and U.S. Route 40 southwest of New Castle.[2]

For many years, it was the location of a major rest stop on the intercity bus network,[3] which billed itself as "the Place Where The Nation Meets and Eats".[4] It earlier had been a stop on the New York, Philadelphia and Norfolk Railroad [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "State Road". 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. ^ Russel's Official National Motor Coach Guide. Cedar Rapids, IA: Russell's Guides, Inc. 1991.
  4. ^ Axthelm, Pete (3 March 1969). "Tracking the Action to Bowie". New York Magazine. Retrieved 8 May 2013.
  5. ^ "Map of the Philadelphia, Wilmington and Baltimore Railroad Systems". Alan, Lans & Scott. Retrieved 4 Mar 2018.