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 […]


Date Posted: Friday, April 8th, 2016

PUBLIC NOTICE KENTON COMPREHENSIVE PLAN MEETING APRIL 19TH, 2016 6pm -9pm Kenton Town Hall (old Kenton School) 284 S Main Street Everyone is urged to attend as this will be the last opportunity for the public to have input before the plan is submitted to Council.

Town of Kenton Elections-March 7, 2016

Date Posted: Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

KENTON ANNOUNCES TOWN ELECTIONS Elections for Kenton town council will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday, March 7 at the Town Hall, 284 S. Main Street, Kenton, DE 19955 Elections for 5 open Kenton town council seats will be held in March 2016. Each seat will have a two-year term. Candidates for […]

July 4th Parade 2015

Date Posted: Friday, May 15th, 2015

June 27th will be the Kenton July 4th parade.  Parade begins at 10am.  

Shop with a Cop Initiative – 2014

Date Posted: Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Annual Kenton Car Show

Date Posted: Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

The Kenton Ruritan Club sponsors the Annual Kenton Car Show. This event is tenatively scheduled on the first Saturday of October each year from 9-2-PM. Check the Town Website Event Schedule for details on this event. The Kenton Ruritan Club will be soliciting businesses for door prizes for the car show. Anyone who knows of […]

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, […]