The City of New Castle, DE
New Castle is a popular city in the state of Delaware with a total of 5,033 residents living there. New Castle is ranked as the ninth most populated city in Delaware and the 3746th most populated city in the United States, and is located in New Castle County. The largest nearby city to New Castle is Philadelphia, approximately 41 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near New Castle, including Robbie's Rib Shack, Porto-Fino, Brothers Pizza & Restaurant, Arner's Family Restaurant and Gaudiello's Italian Hoagies & Steaks. For a larger selection of New Castle restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby New Castle Museums, Casinos, Golf Courses and/or Botanical Gardens, including the Delaware Park Racetrack & Slots, Fort Delaware, New Castle County Court House, Vince's Sport Center Par 3 Golf Course and Amstel House. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of New Castle please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 3 airports are located in or near New Castle:
- Coatesville Chester County G. O. Carlson Airport (CTH)
- Philadelphia Intl. Airport (PHL)
- Wilmington New Castle Airport (ILG)
New Castle, Delaware Climate and WeatherIn the month of March, New Castle experiences an average high temperature of 52 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in March are usually about 33 degrees with an average rainfall of 3.97 inches. The seasonal climate varies in New Castle with daytime temperatures averaging 82 degrees in the summer, and 42 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect New Castle to receive an average of 3.21 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.93 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 107 degrees in the summer and as low as -14 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to New Castle should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 65 degrees, and nighttime lows of 45.
New Castle, Delaware Attractions
1Academy of Natural Sciences - , Philadelphia,
The Academy of Natural Sciences is the oldest natural science research institution and museum in the New World. It was founded in 1812 by many of the leading naturalists of the young republic with its expressed mission of "the encouragement and cultivation of the sciences." For over nearly two centuries of continuous operations, the Academy has sponsored expeditions, conducted original environmental and systematics research, and amassed natural history collections containing more than 17 million specimens.
2Adventure Aquarium - , Camden,
The Adventure Aquarium, formerly the New Jersey State Aquarium, is a for-profit educational entertainment attraction operated in Camden, New Jersey on the Delaware River waterfront by the Herschend Family Entertainment Corporation. It originally debuted in 1992, and re-opened in its current form on May 25, 2005, featuring about eight thousand animals living in varied forms of semi-aquatic, freshwater, and marine habitats.
3African American Museum in Philadelphia - , Philadelphia,
39°57′10.07″N 75°9′5.65″W / 39.9527972°N 75.1515694°W / 39.9527972; -75.1515694
4American Helicopter Museum & Education Center - , West Chester,
The American Helicopter Museum & Education Center is a museum that can be found at 1220 American Boulevard, West Chester, Pennsylvania. The transport museum focuses on the history, science and technology of rotary wing aviation. The collection contains over 40 civilian and military autogyros, convertiplanes and helicopters, including some early generation models. The museum also contains an extensive research library.
5American Philosophical Society Museum - , Philadelphia,
The American Philosophical Society is a discussion group founded in 1743 by Benjamin Franklin as an offshoot of his earlier club, the Junto. Through research grants, published journals, the upkeep of the American Philosophical Society Museum, an extensive library, and regular meetings, the society continues to advance careful study in a wide variety of disciplines in the humanities and the sciences. The museum is located immediately east of Independence Hall and was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1966.
6American Swedish Historical Museum - , Philadelphia,
The American Swedish Historical Museum is the oldest Swedish-American museum in the US. It is located in Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park in the South Philadelphia neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on part of a historic 17th-century land grant originally provided by Queen Christina of Sweden to settlers of New Sweden.
7Amstel House - New Castle,
Amstel House, which is also referred to as Dr. Finney House, is a preserved building in New Castle, Delaware in the US. 19th century New Castle's decline meant that many owners of homes could no longer afford to make changes to them, which is why so many buildings were preserved. That changed, however, when New Castle was "rediscovered" during the Colonial Revival phase of the 1920s and 1930s and old buildings began to be torn down and replaced by new construction.
8Athenaeum of Philadelphia - , Philadelphia,
The Athenaeum of Philadelphia, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is a special collections library founded in 1814 to collect materials "connected with the history and antiquities of America, and the useful arts, and generally to disseminate useful knowledge" for public benefit. The Athenaeum's collections include architecture and interior design history, particularly for the period 1800 to 1945. The institution focuses on the history of American architecture and building technology, and houses architectural archives of 180,000 drawings, 350,000 photographs, and manuscript holdings of about 1,000 American architects.
9Atwater-Kent Municipal Museum - , Philadelphia,
The Atwater Kent Museum was founded in 1938 as Philadelphia's city history museum.
10Awbury Arboretum - , Philadelphia,
Awbury Arboretum is a nonprofit arboretum and estate located at 1 Awbury Road in East Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Its grounds are open daily without charge.
New Castle, Delaware Hotels
7Towneplace Suites By Marriott Wilmington Newark/christiana
410 Eagle Run Rd
Newark, DE 19702
New Castle, Delaware Restaurants
This is a list of New Castle Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Pizza Restaurants, Fast Foods & Carry Out and Bar & Grill Restaurants. Happy Dining!
New Castle Articles
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Published September 29, 2011
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Published September 28, 2011
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