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  New Castle - History
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Websitehttp://www.co.new-castle.de.us/
Established 00, 0000
Disbanded Still Active
Last ModifiedScottĀ³ August 16, 2010 12:18am
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February 18, 1841 -


NEW CASTLE lost to KENT. (Del. Laws 1841, ch. 347/pp. 401-402; Scharf, 2:1030)

September 02, 1775 - February 18, 1841


NEW CASTLE boundary was completed westward to the Maryland line. (Del., Laws of the State, vol. 1, ch. 229, sec. 4/pp. 569-570)

November 29, 1704 - September 02, 1775


By 29 November 1704, NEW CASTLE was separated from Pennsylvania when Delaware became a distinct colony. (Penn, 4:309; Rodney, 239)

May 28, 1687 - November 29, 1704


NEW CASTLE gained from KENT. (Scharf, 2:1030)

August 24, 1682 - May 28, 1687


NEW CASTLE transferred with rest of western Delaware Bay region from the Duke of York to William Penn; implicitly gained the southern tip of UPLAND remaining after county was eliminated in Jun 1681. (Pa. Archives, 2d ser., 5:739-744)

June 21, 1680 - August 24, 1682


NEW CASTLE lost to creation of ST. JONES (now KENT). (Docs. of N.Y., 12:654, 664, 666-667; Reed, 12)

November 12, 1678 - June 21, 1680


NEW CASTLE gained from UPLAND (extinct). (Armstrong, 119, 198)

November 11, 1674 - November 12, 1678


By 11 Nov 1674 NEW AMSTEL was renamed NEW CASTLE. (Docs. of N.Y., 12:515)

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