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New Castle County Courthouse
HOURS OF OPERATION & DIRECTIONS

Hours of Operation:

The Courthouse is open weekdays from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. The Courthouse is handicapped accessible. If you have special needs, please call 302-255-2474.

Public Policies:

Cellular Telephones: For security reasons, all cellular telephones, camera phones or other personal communication devices (e.g. Blackberries, Sidekicks, pagers, PDA's etc.) are not permitted in the New Castle County Courthouse. Photographic and voice recording equipment are prohibited unless specific permission is granted. Please call 302-255-2474. View Prohibition policy on Cellular Telephones and Other Personal Communication Devices.

Food and Beverage: The public is prohibited from bringing any beverage in an “open” container and/or “unsealed” plastic bottle containing consumable beverages. The public may bring food and beverages in non-glassed enclosed containers into the courthouse for consumption in the cafeteria only. No food or beverages may be consumed in any public area within the courthouse other than the cafeteria. View Food and Beverage policy.

Weapons: Weapons are not permitted in the Courthouse. This includes pocketknives, scissors, chains on a wallet, nail files, glass containers, etc. View Firearms policy.

Weather Emergency line is 302-255-0555.

Public Transportation:

For information on public transportation schedules and routes, please visit DART First State.

Location and Directions:


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Directions to the Courthouse from the North:

Take I-95 SOUTH
Take EXIT 7B towards Route 52/Delaware Avenue
At the light at the top of the ramp, take a LEFT onto DELAWARE AVENUE/52S
STAY LEFT at the split in the road (you will now be on 11th Street)
Turn RIGHT onto N. KING STREET
The New Castle County Courthouse will be on your left just after Sixth Street.

Directions to the Courthouse from the South:

Take I-95 NORTH
TAKE the MARYLAND AVENUE/SR-4 exit - exit number 6 - towards MARTIN LUTHER KING BLVD.
Stay straight to go onto S. ADAMS STREET
Turn RIGHT onto W. 4TH STREET/DE-9
Turn LEFT onto N. MARKET STREET
Turn RIGHT onto EAST 6th STREET
Turn RIGHT onto N. KING STREET


Photo of the New Castle County Courthouse

  500 North King Street
  Wilmington, DE 19801
  Phone: 302.255.0000

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