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Welcome to the Town of Kenton

Date Posted: Thursday, September 4th, 2014

The Village of Kenton is a crossroads community located at the intersection of Route 42 and Route 300 in Kenton Hundred Delaware. Kenton was first laid out in 1796 by Philip Lewis who had begun to acquire property in the area five years before in 1791. The community was first known as Grogtown, then as […]




May 2020 Town Council Meeting has Been Canceled

Date Posted: Thursday, April 30th, 2020

Due to the ongoing Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Town Council has decided to cancel the May 2020 meeting for the safety and well-being of the Council and residents.  For more information regarding the Coronavirus, please visit the Delaware Department of Health’s page at https://coronavirus.delaware.gov/. You can reach Mayor Caple at mayorofkenton@comcast.net and Secretary Westfall […]




April 2020 Town Council Meeting has been Canceled

Date Posted: Sunday, March 29th, 2020

Due to the ongoing Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Town Council has decided to cancel the April meeting for the safety and well-being of the Council and residents.  For more information regarding the Coronavirus, please visit the Delaware Department of Health’s page at https://coronavirus.delaware.gov/. You can reach Mayor Caple at mayorofkenton@comcast.net and Secretary Westfall at […]




Town of Kenton Municipal Elections 2020

Date Posted: Wednesday, January 1st, 2020

    This year, the Town of Kenton municipal election is scheduled to be held on Monday, March 2nd, 2020. Five (5) Council seats and the Town Treasurer seat are up for re-election. Any person meeting the qualifications*, who wishes to contest one of these seats must bring a completed written nomination form to the […]




Amish Community

Date Posted: Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

The Dover Amish settlement, founded in 1915, lies to the west of the city. The Dover community was settled by Pennsylvania, Kansas, Ohio, and Michigan Amish. Today Dover consists of 9 church districts.




Colonial Public House

Date Posted: Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

The origin of this community can be traced to the mid-18th century, when growing travel between Dover and the head of the Chester River resulted in the establishment of a Public House here to support the needs of travelers. Increasing commerce led to the growth of settlement. First known as Grog-Town and Lewis’ Cross Roads, […]