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ID: 7014738
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of New Castle (inhabited place)  New Castle (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 39 39 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 39.6500  decimal degrees
Long: 075 34 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -75.5667  decimal degrees

Note: S of Wilmington; situated on Delaware river; captured by Swedes 1654; retaken by Dutch 1655; seized by British 1664; American Revolutionary leader George Read was interred in yard of the Immanuel Church; Old Dutch House constructed late 17th cen.

Names:
New Castle (preferred,C,V)  ............ renamed 1664
Niew Amstel (H,V)  ............ until 1664
Santhoeck (H,V)  ............ original settlement established 1651
Aresapa (C,V)
Cannekonkan (C,V)
Delaware Town (C,V)
Fort Casimir (C,V)
Fort Casimires (C,V)
Fort Kasimier (C,V)
Fort Trefalldigheet (C,V)
Fort Trinity (C,V)
Macherish Kitton (C,V)
Neucastle (C,V)
New Amstel (C,V)
New Castel (C,V)
New Castl (C,V)
New Castle Town (C,V)
Nieuwer-Amstel (C,V)
Tamakonck (C,V)
Tamecongh (C,V)
Trefaldighet (C,V)
Trefalldigheet (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United States (nation)  ........  United States (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Delaware (state)  ............  Delaware (state) (P)
Hierarchy of New Castle (county)  ................  New Castle (county) (P)
Hierarchy of New Castle (inhabited place)  ....................  New Castle (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled by Dutch settled 1651
city (C)  ............  incorporated 1875
industrial center (C)
state capital (H)  ............  until 1777
county seat (H)  ............  of Lower Counties-on-Delaware, 1704-1776

Sources and Contributors:
Aresapa..........  [VP]
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS10001138
Cannekonkan..........  [VP]
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS10001138
Delaware Town..........  [VP]
..........................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS10001138
Fort Casimir..........  [VP]
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS10001138
Fort Casimires..........  [VP]
.............................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS10001138
Fort Kasimier..........  [VP]
..........................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS10001138
Fort Trefalldigheet..........  [VP]
...................................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS10001138
Fort Trinity..........  [VP]
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS10001138
Macherish Kitton..........  [VP]
.............................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS10001138
Neucastle..........  [VP]
....................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS10001138
New Amstel..........  [VP]
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS10001138
New Castel..........  [VP]
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS10001138
New Castl..........  [VP]
....................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS10001138
New Castle..........  [FDA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 8:632
.......................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS10001138
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
New Castle Town..........  [VP]
.............................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS10001138
Nieuwer-Amstel..........  [VP]
.............................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS10001138
Niew Amstel..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 632
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS10001138
Santhoeck..........  [VP]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 632
....................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS10001138
Tamakonck..........  [VP]
....................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS10001138
Tamecongh..........  [VP]
....................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS10001138
Trefaldighet..........  [VP]
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS10001138
Trefalldigheet..........  [VP]
.............................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS10001138
Subject: .....  [FDA, VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 632; 8:632
..................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS10001138
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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