Welcome to New Castle County

Welcome to New Castle County

You're heading to New Castle County - a great place to play and explore, and an even better place to call home.

Get to the heart of a thriving cultural scene in vibrant Wilmington, enjoy the relaxing pace of life in towns like Middletown and Claymont, or find your inner farmer in New Castle's rural reaches.

Delaware is well known for its tax-free shopping, but residents also enjoy a lower cost of living. In addition, the state's northernmost county offers everything from a major symphony and top-notch universities to its own minor-league baseball team, plus more than 10,000 acres of parkland, including a 3,300-acre state park. Local festivals, farmers' markets, historic house tours, art exhibits and concerts keep your calendar full.

The business climate encourages job growth, and numerous major corporations choose New Castle County for their headquarters. Groundbreaking scientific research is under way, and the medical care ranks among the nation's best.

New Castle County's central location means downtown Philadelphia is at your fingertips, and New York, Washington, D.C., and Baltimore are just a short trip by either car or train.

To learn more about New Castle County, enjoy this Lifestyle Guide, brought to you by New Castle County Economic Development in partnership with the New Castle County Board of REALTORS®.

To request a printed copy of the 2012 New Castle County Lifestyle Guide, please call 302-395-5226.