Harbeson, Delaware Article

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Harbeson is located in Delaware
Location within the state of Delaware
Harbeson is located in the US
Harbeson (the US)
Coordinates: 38°43′29″N 75°17′6″W / 38.72472°N 75.28500°W / 38.72472; -75.28500
HARBESON DELAWARE Latitude and Longitude:

38°43′29″N 75°17′6″W / 38.72472°N 75.28500°W / 38.72472; -75.28500
CountryUnited States
State Delaware
County Sussex
36 ft (11 m)
Time zone UTC-5 ( Eastern (EST))
 • Summer ( DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 302
GNIS feature ID214054 [1]

Harbeson is an unincorporated community in east central Sussex County, Delaware, United States. It lies at the intersection of U.S. Route 9/ Delaware Route 404 and Delaware Route 5, east of the town of Georgetown, the county seat of Sussex County. [2] Its elevation is 36 feet (11 m). [1] Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 19951. [3]

Harbeson is part of the Salisbury, Maryland-Delaware Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Harbeson was named for Harbeson Hickman, a large landowner. [4]


  1. ^ a b "Harbeson, Delaware". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2008-03-03.
  2. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 24.
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  4. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 149.