Claymont is a census-designated place in New Castle County, Delaware, United States. The population was 8,253 at the 2010 census. Claymont has been a continuous settlement near the mouth of Naamans Creek on the Delaware River since at least A.D. 1200, with evidence of its original inhabitants along both banks pointing to the Middle Woodland period . The first western inhabitants named the creek and settlement after the Lenape chief who occupied the region. The area developed from a primarily agricultural community in the mid-19th century into a suburban resort area for wealthy Philadelphia...
|County:||New Castle County|
|Country:||United States of America|
|Area:||2.1 sq. mi.|
|Time zone:||Eastern Time Zone|
|Also known as:||Claymont, Delaware, New Castle County / Claymont CDP|