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Owens, Delaware
Owens is located in Delaware
Owens
Owens
Owens is located in the US
Owens
Owens
Coordinates: 38°48′20″N 75°31′34″W / 38.80556°N 75.52611°W / 38.80556; -75.52611
OWENS DELAWARE Latitude and Longitude:

38°48′20″N 75°31′34″W / 38.80556°N 75.52611°W / 38.80556; -75.52611
CountryUnited States
State Delaware
County Sussex
Elevation
52 ft (16 m)
Time zone UTC-5 ( Eastern (EST))
 • Summer ( DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s) 302
GNIS feature ID216172 [1]

Owens Station, Delaware was a community in Delaware, U.S.A. [2]

It was a stop on the now defunct Queen Anne's Railroad line between Ellendale and Greenwood. After the railroad closed down and the tracks were removed, all property owned by the railroad was returned to its previous landowners and several small communities built around the stops disappeared. Some houses still exist from the town, at the intersection of Beach Highway and Owens Rd, but most of the former town has disappeared. [3]

The Owens Station Hunting Preserve takes its name from the former rail community. [4]

The remains of the settlement, now called simply Owens, is an unincorporated community located on Delaware Route 16 east of Greenwood.

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