Winterthur, Delaware

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Winterthur
Winterthur is located in Delaware
Winterthur
Winterthur
Location within the state of Delaware
Winterthur is located in the US
Winterthur
Winterthur
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
CountryUnited States
StateDelaware
CountyNew Castle
Elevation
269 ft (82 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
19735
Area code(s)302
GNIS feature ID216254[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.

References[edit]

  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