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The Cities and communities of Kent County, Delaware*


Adamsville, Andrewville

Big Pine, Big Stone Beach, Blackiston, Bowers Beach, Brownsville

Camden, Canterbury, Cheswold, Clayton

Dover (County Seat and State Capital), Dover Base Housing, Downs Chapel, Dupont Manor

Farmington, Felton, Frederica


Harrington, Hartly, Hazlettville, Hickman, Highland Acres, Hollandsville, Houston

Kent Acres, Kenton, Kitts Hummock

Lebanon, Leipsic, Little Creek, Little Heaven, Lynch Heights

Magnolia, Marydel, Mastens Corner

Petersburg, Port Mahon

Reeves Crossing, Rising Sun, Riverview, Rodney Village

Sandtown, Smyrna, South Bowers


Vernon, Viola

Williamsville, Willow Grove, Woodland Beach, Woodside , Woodside East, Wyoming

*This list of cities may not be complete

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Information & Facts about Kent County, Delaware


Official Kent County website

Kent County Clerk
414 Federal Street
Dover, DE 19901-3615
(302) 736-2040

Dover is the County Seat of Kent County

Central Delaware Economic Development Council
Suite 2B, Treadway Towers
9 East Loockerman Street
P.O. Box 576
Dover, Delaware 19903
Phone: 302-678-3028
Fax: 302-678-0189
Toll Free: 1-800-624-2522


First called the Horrekill district created in 1664. The district was then made into St. Jones County in 1680. It was renamed Kent County in 1682. Dover became the capital of Delaware in 1777.

Cemeteries of Kent County

Kent County GenWeb Project page

A history page for Kent County


halfway between New York and Washington, DC in central Delaware. Kent County is the middle county of the three counties of the state of Delaware. Neighboring area are: New Castle County and Sussex County in Delaware, Caroline County and Queen Anne County in Maryland.

Size: 800 square miles


The Public Libraries of Kent County


Westley College
Delaware's Oldest Private College
120 North State Street
Dover, Delaware 19901
Phone: 302.736.2400

University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716
Phone: (302) 831-2791

Delaware State University


1980 - 98,219
1990 - 111,640
1994 - 119,953
1997 - 125,079
1999 - 126,048
2000 - 126,532

2008 - 126,697


Kent County has a seasonal climate.

Average Annual Temperature: 55
Average Winter Temperature: 33
Average Summer Temperature: 75
Average Annual Rainfall: 49 inches
Average Annual Snowfall: 16 inches

Organizations & Groups:

Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce
Treadway Towers Suite 2-A
P.O. Box 576
Dover, Delaware 19903
Phone: (302) 734-7513
Fax: (302) 678-0189

Attractions, Links and Information:

Kent County Tourism

Kent County Fair held each July in Harrington
South Dupont Highway
P.O. Box 28
Harrington, DE 19952-0028
Phone: (302) 398-3269
Fax (302) 398-5030

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