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Unincorporated community
John Lewden House
John Lewden House
Country United States
State Delaware
County New Castle
Elevation 30 ft (9 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 19702
Area code(s) 302
GNIS feature ID 213798

Christiana is an unincorporated community in New Castle County, Delaware, located on the Christina River, 12 miles southwest of Wilmington. It is home to the Christiana Hospital and the Christiana Mall and is the location of the northern terminus of Delaware Route 1 just north of an interchange with Interstate 95.


It is named after the Christina River, which is in turn named after Christina, Queen of Sweden.

The Christiana Historic District, Charles Allen House, John Lewden House, Old Fort Church, Public School No. 111-C, and James Stewart Jr. House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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