Yorklyn is an unincorporated community in northern New Castle County, Delaware, United States. It lies along Delaware Route 82 northwest of the city of Wilmington, the county seat of New Castle County. Its elevation is 174 feet (53 m), and it is located at 39°48′29″N 75°40′32″W﻿ / ﻿39.80806°N 75.67556°W﻿ / 39.80806; -75.67556 (39.8081666, -75.6754883). Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 19736. Yorklyn is home to the Center for the Creative Arts and the Yorklyn Recreation Center, commonly referred to as the Yorklyn pool, which houses two pools, tennis courts, and basketball courts.