Newark, DE
Newark homes for sale are located in an area that has a rich history. Those who are interested in Newark properties will be purchasing homes on land that has a rich heritage. A Newark home buyer will love the fact that homes for sale in Newark are located halfway between the large cities of Baltimore and Philadelphia.

History

Newark was founded in 1694 and became a city in 1758 after being granted a royal charter. The area became famous for its school system, which educated such famous Americans as James Smith and others who signed the Declaration of Independence. It was also the site of several battles during the American Revolution. During the 20th century, a Chrysler plant was built that developed passenger cars and military vehicles.

Parks and Rec

There over 12,000 acres of land set aside for public parks. Iron Hill Park, White Clay Creek State Park and Middle Run Valley Natural Area are three of the largest parks and natural preserves in Newark. Each park has a number of hiking and biking trails as well as horseback riding trails to allow residents to enjoy the natural beauty of the city. There are also a number of basketball courts and playing fields for youth sports and pickup games after work for adults.

Events

During the spring months, a public concert is held downtown each Thursday that features a variety of local and regional acts. There are also typical community events such as weekly book clubs that allow residents to get out and meet others in the community who share common interests.

Attractions

The University of Delaware has a strong science program and its engineering program was ranked 11th in the country in 2006. The University of Delaware has a strong sports program and graduated famous athletes such as Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco. Fans of professional sports will be able to make a quick train or car ride to football, hockey and baseball games in Baltimore, Philadelphia and other nearby cities.

If you want to purchase Newark DE real estate, you can contact a Newark real estate agent or a Newark realtor at your earliest convenience. You will be able to inquire about any Newark homes, duplexes or other Newark real estate that you want to learn more about or purchase. Those who are interested in Newark DE homes for sale should act fast as real estate in Newark will not last long.

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