Delaware State Information And State Map

Delaware State Information And State Map, Delaware is states of the United States, the South-Atlantic or Southern region. bordered to the south and west by Maryland, north by Pennsylvania, and east by New Jersey and Atlantic Ocean. The state takes its name from Thomas West,

Delaware State Information And State Map

State of Delaware
Flag of DelawareState seal of Delaware
FlagSeal
Nickname(s)

The First State; The Small Wonder; Blue Hen State; The Diamond State
Motto(s)Liberty and Independence
State song(s): “Our Delaware
Delaware State Information And State Map
Delaware State Information And State Map
DemonymDelawarean
CapitalDover
Largest cityWilmington
AreaRanked 49th
 • Total1,982[2]  sq mi 
(5,130 km2)
 • Width30 miles (48 km)
 • Length96 miles (154 km)
 • % water21.7[3]
 • Latitude38° 27′ N to 39° 50′ N
 • Longitude75° 3′ W to 75° 47′ W
PopulationRanked 45th
 • Total967,171 (2018)
 • Density469/sq mi  (179/km2)
Ranked 6th
 • Median household income$57,756(24th)
Elevation
 • Highest pointNear the
Ebright Azimuth
447.85 ft (136.50468 m)
 • Mean60 ft  (20 m)
 • Lowest pointAtlantic Ocean
Sea level
Before statehoodDelaware ColonyNew NetherlandNew Sweden
Admitted to the UnionDecember 7, 1787 (1st)
GovernorJohn Carney (D)
Lieutenant GovernorBethany Hall-Long (D)
LegislatureGeneral Assembly
 • Upper houseSenate
 • Lower houseHouse of Representatives
U.S. SenatorsTom Carper (D)
Chris Coons (D)
U.S. House delegationLisa Blunt Rochester (D)
Time zoneESTUTC−5/EDTUTC−4
ISO 3166US-DE
AbbreviationsDEDel.
Websitedelaware.gov