Winterthur, Delaware

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Unincorporated community
Winterthur is located in Delaware
Location within the state of Delaware
Winterthur is located in the US
Winterthur (the US)
Coordinates: 39°48′10″N 75°35′30″W / 39.80278°N 75.59167°W / 39.80278; -75.59167Coordinates: 39°48′10″N 75°35′30″W / 39.80278°N 75.59167°W / 39.80278; -75.59167
Country United States
State Delaware
County New Castle
Elevation 269 ft (82 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code 19735
Area code(s) 302
GNIS feature ID 216254[1]

Winterthur (also Winterthrup) is an unincorporated community in northern New Castle County, Delaware, United States. It lies at the intersection of Delaware Routes 92 and 100, north of the city of Wilmington, the county seat of New Castle County.[2] Its elevation is 269 feet (82 m).[1] Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 19735.[3]

The community takes its name from the Winterthur Museum and Country Estate. This museum is named after the 6th-largest city in Switzerland, Winterthur.


  1. ^ a b "Winterthur, Delaware". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 24.
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup