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|Description||The U.S. state of Delaware has three counties: New Castle, Kent, and Sussex. |
Whorekill District was created in 1673 and divided into Deale County and St. Jones County in 1680.
St. Jones County was renamed Kent County in 1682 by William Penn.
Deale County was renamed Sussex County in 1682 by William Penn after his native county in England.
The county seat of Sussex County was at Lewes until 1791.
The county seat of New Castle County was originally at New Castle.