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The location of Middletown

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Middletown.

This page contains seven sections:

Around Middletown ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Philadelphia (PA). It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the northeast of Middletown. Philadelphia (PA) has a population of 1,568,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Baltimore (MD). It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the west of Middletown and has a population of 615,000 people.

For comparison, Middletown has a population of 20,900 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Middletown and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Dover   [Map]   37,786   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Newark   [Map]   33,398   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Wilmington   [Map]   71,442   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Aberdeen (MD)   [Map]   15,612   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Easton (MD)   [Map]   16,550   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Elkton (MD)   [Map]   15,744   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bridgeton (NJ)   [Map]   24,997   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Camden (NJ)   [Map]   74,420   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Hammonton (NJ)   [Map]   14,428   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Millville (NJ)   [Map]   28,059   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Vineland (NJ)   [Map]   60,525   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Chester (PA)   [Map]   33,988   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Norristown (PA)   [Map]   34,370   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Phoenixville (PA)   [Map]   16,885   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
West Chester (PA)   [Map]   19,928   N   35 miles [56.3 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Clayton   [Map]   3,157   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Delaware City   [Map]   1,742   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Glasgow   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Kirkwood   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Odessa   [Map]   372   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Port Penn   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Saint Georges   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Smyrna   [Map]   11,371   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Townsend   [Map]   2,313   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Cecilton (MD)   [Map]   675   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Chesapeake City (MD)   [Map]   700   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Earleville (MD)   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Georgetown (MD)   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
John Town (MD)   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Warwick (MD)   [Map]   ---   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]

For more communities neighboring Middletown, please visit our County-by-County Page for Middletown.

New Castle County ...

Middletown is located in New Castle County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of New Castle County: Kent, Cecil (MD), Kent (MD), Gloucester (NJ), Salem (NJ), Chester (PA) & Delaware (PA). Delaware Bay and the Atlantic Ocean lies to the southeast.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Middletown ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Middletown.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Middletown ...

Looking for more information about Middletown? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Middletown, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Middletown.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Middletown.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Middletown. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Middletown. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the State of Delaware

    Delaware Tourism
    Parks for Delaware

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Delaware Statewide Tourism
    Middletown Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Middletown


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Delaware

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Delaware

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Delaware

Airports Near Middletown ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Middletown.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Summit Airport   [Map]   EVY   N   5 miles [8 km]
Cecil Co. Airport    [Map]   58M   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Delaware Airpark   [Map]   33N   SSE   16 miles [25.7 km]
New Castle Airport(ILG/KILG)   [Map]   ILG   NNE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Spitfire Aero.   [Map]   7N7   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
New Garden Airport    [Map]   N57   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Harford Co. Airport   [Map]   0W3   WNW   27 miles [43.5 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Middletown.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Middletown. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Philadelphia Intl. (PHL/KPHL)   [Map]   PHL   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Baltimore - Washington Intl. (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]   BWI   WSW   54 miles [86.9 km]
Atlantic City Intl. (ACY/KACY)   [Map]   ACY   E   60 miles [96.6 km]
Harrisburg Intl. (MDT/KMDT)   [Map]   MDT   NW   75 miles [120.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Reading Rgnl. (RDG/KRDG)   [Map]   RDG   N   65 miles [104.6 km]
Wicomico Rgnl.(SBY/KSBY)   [Map]   SBY   S   77 miles [123.9 km]
Lehigh Valley Intl. (ABE/KABE)   [Map]   ABE   N   84 miles [135.2 km]
Morristown Muni. (MMU/KMMU)   [Map]   MMU   NE   115 miles [185.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Summit Airport   [Map]   EVY   N   5 miles [8 km]
Cecil Co. Airport    [Map]   58M   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Delaware Airpark   [Map]   33N   SSE   16 miles [25.7 km]
New Castle Airport(ILG/KILG)   [Map]   ILG   NNE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Spitfire Aero.   [Map]   7N7   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
New Garden Airport    [Map]   N57   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Harford Co. Airport   [Map]   0W3   WNW   27 miles [43.5 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Philadelphia Intl.   (PHL/KPHL)   [Map]
        Website for Philadelphia International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Baltimore - Washington Intl.   (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]
        Website for Baltimore - Washington International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
New Castle Airport   (ILG/KILG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ridgely Airpark   (ICAO: KRJD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Millville Muni.   (MIV/KMIV)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Chester Co. Airport   (CTH/KMQS)   [Map]
        Website for Chester County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Atlantic City Intl.   (ACY/KACY)   [Map]
        Website for Atlantic City International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Martin State Airport   (ICAO: KMTN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Harrisburg Intl.   (MDT/KMDT)   [Map]
        Website for Harrisburg International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Newark Liberty Intl.   (EWR/KEWR)   [Map]
        Website for Newark Liberty International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
University Park Airport   (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]
        Website for University Park Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Reading Rgnl.   (RDG/KRDG)   [Map]
        Website for Reading Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wicomico Rgnl.   (SBY/KSBY)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lehigh Valley Intl.   (ABE/KABE)   [Map]
        Website for Lehigh Valley International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Morristown Muni.   (MMU/KMMU)   [Map]
        Website for Morristown Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Cities, Towns and Villages of Delaware

About New Castle County

About Delaware

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Middletown. 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: delaware.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Middletown.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Middletown. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Middletown) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Middletown. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Middletown

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Middletown. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4451, Longitude: -75.7148     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Middletown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Middletown), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Middletown.



 
 
 

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