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Welcome to Harrington ...

The city of Harrington is located in Kent County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Harrington has a population of 3,655 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Harrington.

Harrington is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Harrington is within the boundaries of the (302) area code.

The ZIP code for Harrington: 19952<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Harrington had an population of 3,655 people. This is an increase of 2.61% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.15% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Harrington had a population of 3,562 people. This makes Harrington the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Harrington represents 0.4% of the total population of Delaware (which has 897,934 people), making it the state's 13th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,562 people, the population of Harrington increased 12.22% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,174 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Harrington.

Communities Also Named Harrington ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Harrington - they are located in California, Georgia, Maine, Maryland, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, South Dakota, Virginia and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Harrington.

Communities near Harrington ...

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

  • Dover [Kent County]
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    • Dover [Kent County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Harrington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,199 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dover
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dover<6>
  • Milford [Kent County]
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    • Milford [Kent County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Harrington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,278 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milford have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milford<6>
  • Seaford [Sussex County]
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    • Seaford [Sussex County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Harrington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,246 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seaford<6>
  • Georgetown [Sussex County]
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    • Georgetown [Sussex County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Harrington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,797 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Georgetown<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Denton [Caroline County]
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      • Denton [Caroline County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Harrington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,538 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Denton have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Denton<6>
    • Camden [Kent County]
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      • Camden [Kent County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Harrington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,640 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camden<6>
    • Milton [Sussex County]
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      • Milton [Sussex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Harrington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,129 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milton have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milton<6>
    • Federalsburg [Caroline County]
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      • Federalsburg [Caroline County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Harrington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,658 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Federalsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Federalsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Federalsburg<6>
    • Bridgeville [Sussex County]
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      • Bridgeville [Sussex County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Harrington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,440 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgeville<6>
    • Greensboro [Caroline County]
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      • Greensboro [Caroline County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Harrington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,878 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greensboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greensboro<6>

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 Harrington. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Harrington.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Harrington. 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 Harrington.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Harrington ...

Looking for more information about Harrington? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Harrington, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Harrington.

Adding Harrington to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Harrington in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Harrington was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Harrington on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Delaware (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Harrington on our Genealogy Page.

The Communities of Delaware

About Kent County

About Delaware

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

The official website for Kent County: www.co.kent.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 Kent, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Harrington.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Harrington - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Harrington). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Harrington or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Harrington) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Harrington. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HarringtonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Harrington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9257, Longitude: -75.5762    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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