Nieuw Amstel County, Delaware

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Originally named for town of Quinamkot. The Dutch renamed it Nieuw Amstel in 1657 after taking from the Swedes. Tne English captured the town and renamed New Castle. The county was also renamed [[New Castle County, Delaware|New Castle]] County (English Castle is a twist on Dutch Amstel - which is Kaastel.)  
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Originally named for town of Quinamkot. The Dutch renamed it Nieuw Amstel in 1657 after taking from the Swedes. Tne English captured the town and renamed it New Castle. The county was also renamed [[New Castle County, Delaware|New Castle]] County (English Castle is a twist on Dutch Amstel - which is Kaastel.)  
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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Delaware  Gotoarrow.png  Nieuw Amstel County

Originally named for town of Quinamkot. The Dutch renamed it Nieuw Amstel in 1657 after taking from the Swedes. Tne English captured the town and renamed it New Castle. The county was also renamed New Castle County (English Castle is a twist on Dutch Amstel - which is Kaastel.)