Living in Hockessin
Hockessin, Delaware, is a popular place for families, with diverse housing options and ample opportunities for sports, shopping, fitness, and outdoor activities. It’s located on the Pennsylvania border, nine miles northwest of Wilmington.
Things to do in Hockessin
Hockessin is a family-oriented small town, where many of the residents turn out for the Fourth of July fireworks and parade, Halloween festivities, and annual relay races in which neighborhoods compete for a trophy and bragging rights. The community is home to Delaware Rush Soccer Club, and other youth sports that are popular among families. There are several retail centers for shopping and dining, including the original village center, home of the landmark Back Burner Restaurant and Tavern. It opened in the early 1970s and is known for its Better Cheddar dip.
Real Estate in Hockessin
Traveling Around in Hockessin
Hockessin is 10 miles from the Newark Rail Station, where parking is free. It’s usually a 25 minute automobile commute to Wilmington via Lancaster Pike. Philadelphia International Airport is about a 45 minute drive, and Baltimore/Washington International is just over an hour by car, depending on traffic.