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Port Penn, Delaware
Port Penn Interpretive Center
Port Penn Interpretive Center
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Coordinates: 39°31′00″N 75°34′36″W / 39.51667°N 75.57667°W / 39.51667; -75.57667Coordinates: 39°31′00″N 75°34′36″W / 39.51667°N 75.57667°W / 39.51667; -75.57667
Country United States
State Delaware
County New Castle
Area
 • Total 0.46 sq mi (1.20 km2)
 • Land 0.40 sq mi (1.05 km2)
 • Water 0.06 sq mi (0.15 km2)
Elevation
7 ft (2 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 162
 • Density 400.99/sq mi (154.63/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
19731
Area code(s) 302
FIPS code 10-58600
GNIS feature ID 214477

Port Penn is an census-designated place located in St. Georges Hundred, southern New Castle County, Delaware below the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal on the west bank of the Delaware River. Port Penn is home to the Port Penn Interpretive Center. Its population is estimated at 252.

Historical population
Census Pop.
2020 162
U.S. Decennial Census

Education

It is in the Colonial School District. It operates William Penn High School.

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