About Hockessin, Delaware

Hockessin ( /?ho?k?s?n/) is a census-designated place (CDP) in New Castle County, Delaware, United States. The population was 12,902 at the 2000 census. The place name may be derived from the Lenape word "hòkèsa" meaning "pieces of bark" or from a misspelling of "occasion," as pronounced by the Quakers who settled the area originally. [citation needed]

News from Hockessin

Hockessin Facts

  • Population Total: 12902
  • Square Miles: 10.0
  • Area Code: 302
  • Elevation: 256
  • Postal Codes: 19707
  • Timezone: North American Eastern