Townsend, New Castle County, Delaware

Townsend: Town in New Castle County, Delaware, United States


Townsend is a town located in the county of New Castle in the U.S. state of Delaware. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,049. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,764 inhabitants.

The town was created 138 years ago in 1884.

Quick Facts about Townsend

Population : 2,764 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Delaware (United States)
County : New Castle County
Postal code : 19734
Phone Area Codes : 302
Water as percent of area : 0.1%
Land as percent of area : 99.9%
Altitude : 66 feet / 20 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1885 (138 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 00:19:15 (9th June 2023)
Population growth : 25.87% (2010-2020)
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Location of Townsend on Delaware map.
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Townsend is located at 39°23'42"N 75°41'30"W (39.3951100, -75.6916000).

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The population of Townsend increased by 25.87% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,049 - census
2011 2,069 0.97% estimation process
2012 2,080 0.53% estimation process
2013 2,097 0.81% estimation process
2014 2,128 1.46% estimation process
2015 2,192 2.92% estimation process
2016 2,333 6.04% estimation process
2017 2,450 4.78% estimation process
2018 2,557 4.18% estimation process
2019 2,659 3.84% estimation process
2020 2,764 3.8% estimation process

Townsend zip code is 19734. County name: New Castle, County fips: 10003

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People born in Townsend (4)

People born in Townsend, including judge David P. Buckson, baseball player Happy Townsend, football defensive end Angelo Blackson, .


  • SonicFox (American electronic sports player) was born in 02/03/1998

Schools in Townsend

College & universities near Townsend, DE

Code Name City ZIP
130907 Delaware Technical Community College-Terry Dover (DE) 19901

Stations (32)

Amtrak & bus stations near Townsend, DE

Code Name Address Type
NRK Newark 429 South College Ave. RAIL
DVR Dover, Delaware 716 South Governors Ave BUS
WIL Wilmington station 100 South French Street RAIL
ABE Aberdeen 18 East Bel Air Ave. RAIL
PAR Parkesburg W. First and S. Culvert Streets RAIL

Post offices near Townsend

Post Office Name City ZIP
Townsend Post Office Townsend (DE) 19734

Other places with the same name (5)

Other cities in New Castle County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in New Castle County , DE. (more)

City Name Population Title
Wilmington 70,376 City in and county seat of New Castle County, Delaware, United States
Newark 33,849 City in New Castle County, Delaware, United States
Middletown 23,765 Town in Delaware, USA
Bear 19,371 Census-designated place in Delaware, United States
Hockessin 13,527 Census designated place
Claymont 8,253 Census-designated place in Delaware
North Star 7,980 Census designated place
Pike Creek 7,898 Census designated place
Wilmington Manor 7,889 Census-designated place in Delaware
Elsmere 5,761 Town in Delaware
Edgemoor 5,677 Census designated place
New Castle 5,394 City in Delaware
Brookside 2,896 Town in Alabama
Delaware City 1,837 City in New Castle County, Delaware, United States
Bellefonte 1,166 Town of the United States
Newport 874 Town in New Castle County, Delaware, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Townsend distances to largest Delaware cities