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Welcome to Alapocas ...

Alapocas is located in New Castle County<1>.

The location of Alapocas has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Alapocas was established in 1936.

Alapocas is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Alapocas lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Alapocas: (302)

Communities near Alapocas ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alapocas.

  • Chester [Delaware County]
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    • Chester [Delaware County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Alapocas
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,000 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chester<5>
  • Newark [New Castle County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newark have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newark
    • Newark [New Castle County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Alapocas
    • Estimated population in 2019: 33,515 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newark<5>
  • West Chester [Chester County]
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    • West Chester [Chester County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Alapocas
    • Estimated population in 2019: 20,029 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Chester<5>
  • Elkton [Cecil County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elkton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Elkton [Cecil County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Alapocas
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,622 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkton<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Yeadon [Delaware County]
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      • Yeadon [Delaware County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Alapocas
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,496 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yeadon<5>
    • Darby [Delaware County]
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      • Darby [Delaware County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Alapocas
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,702 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Darby<5>
    • Lansdowne [Delaware County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lansdowne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Lansdowne [Delaware County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Alapocas
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,647 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lansdowne<5>
    • Brookhaven [Delaware County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookhaven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookhaven
      • Brookhaven [Delaware County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Alapocas
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,049 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookhaven<5>
    • Downingtown [Chester County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Downingtown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Downingtown [Chester County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Alapocas
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,897 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Downingtown<5>
    • Glenolden [Delaware County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glenolden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenolden
      • Glenolden [Delaware County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Alapocas
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,164 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenolden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glenolden<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alapocas. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alapocas.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alapocas. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Alapocas.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alapocas. See our Newspapers Page for Alapocas.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alapocas ...

Looking for more information about Alapocas? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Alapocas, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alapocas.

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About New Castle County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alapocas. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for New Castle County: www.co.new-castle.de.us/

The official website for State of Delaware: https://delaware.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Delaware's counties, including New Castle, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alapocas - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alapocas) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alapocas. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.7709, Longitude: -75.5594       In this case, the coordinates for Alapocas have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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