Delaware: Map, Largest Cities & What to See

Petr Novák

Delaware is a tiny state in the northeastern United States and a founding member of the Union. The origin of the state’s name is interesting; it was named after Englishman Thomas West, 3rd Baron of the noble De La Warr family. In the USA, Delaware is considered a corporate tax haven. It is home to more than half of America’s publicly traded companies.

Delaware: Map, Largest Cities & What to See

Map of Delaware / Where is Delaware?

Table of Contents
  1. Basic Information About Delaware
  2. What to See in Delaware
  3. Interesting facts about Delaware
  4. Delaware Weather
  5. Largest Cities in Delaware
  6. Food Prices in Delaware
  7. State Symbols of Delaware

Basic Information About Delaware

What to See in Delaware

  1. Cape Henlopen State Park
  2. Air Force Command Museum in Dover
  3. Dogfish Head Craft Brewery in Milton
  4. Rehoboth Beach
  5. Bethany Beach
  6. Lewes Beach
  7. Hagley Museum and Library
  8. Brandywine Zoo
  9. The Delaware Art Museum in Wilmington
  10. John Dickinson Plantation in Dover

You can post tips for other sights and places of interest in Delaware in the discussion.

Interesting facts about Delaware

Date of Delaware’s Entry into the Union

December 7, 1787 (1st in order)

Delaware state nickname

The First State, The Small Wonder

The Highest Mountain in Delaware

Ebright Azimuth (136 metres)

Rivers in Delaware

  1. Delaware River (484 km)
  2. Choptank River (114 km)
  3. Pocomoke River (106 km)
  4. Nanticoke River (103 km)
  5. Marshyhope Creek (60 km)

Airports in Delaware

  1. Wilmington Airport
  2. Summit Airport
  3. Delaware Airpark
  4. Sussex County Airport
  5. Smyrna Airport

Delaware Sports Teams

  • NFL (American football): no team
  • MLB (baseball): no team
  • MLS (football): no team
  • NHL (ice hockey): no team
  • NBA (basketball): no team

Universities of Delaware

  • University of Delaware

ZIP Codes


Weather in Delaware | Average temperatures in Delaware | Average precipitation in Delaware

Delaware Weather

Delaware lies in a humid, temperate climate zone. Due to its small size, weather does not vary much in different parts of the state.

The average daily temperature in summer is 24 °C, dropping to -1 °C in winter. Delaware’s winter snow cover usually turns white.

Current forecast:

Largest Cities in Delaware

# City Population Map
1 Wilmington 70,851 Show on Map
2 Dover 36,047 Show on Map
3 Newark 31,454 Show on Map
4 Bear 19,371 Show on Map
5 Middletown 18,871 Show on Map
6 Brookside 14,353 Show on Map
7 Glasgow 14,303 Show on Map
8 Hockessin 13,527 Show on Map
9 Pike Creek Valley 11,217 Show on Map
10 Smyrna 10,023 Show on Map

Food Prices in Delaware

  • McDonalds Restaurant McMeal prices: $4.62
  • Restaurant Draft Beer (0.5L): $5.00
  • Cappuccino in restaurant: $3.50
  • Coca-Cola in restaurant (0.33 l): $1.29
  • Milk (1 l): $1.06
  • Bread (500 g): $2.39
  • Rice (1 kg): $1.68
  • Egg (12 pcs): $1.22
  • Cheese (1 kg): $9.25
  • Boneless chicken breast (1 kg): $5.39
  • Beef Loin (1 kg): $13.77
  • Apples (1 kg): $3.69
  • Bananas (1 kg): $1.29
  • Oranges (1 kg): $3.25
  • Tomatoes (1 kg): $2.98
  • Potatoes (1 kg): $2.19
  • Water (1.5 l bottle): $3.00
  • Bottle beer (0.5 l bottle): $1.50
  • Pack of Marlboro cigarettes: $6.75

Grocery prices in Dover valid in January 2021. Take these as a guide, they vary considerably from store to store. Tax is included in the price.

Delaware Flag | Delaware State Emblem

State Symbols of Delaware

  • Colors: blue and old gold
  • Bylina: goldenrod
  • Dessert: peach cobbler
  • Fossil: belemnite
  • Insect: brownie
  • Star: Delaware Diamond
  • Hymn: Our Delaware
  • Flower: peach blossom
  • Mineral: sillimanite
  • Marine animal: American oystercatcher
  • Motto: Liberty and Independence (Liberty and Independence)
  • Motto: Eastern Ottoman
  • Drink: milk
  • Fruit: strawberries
  • Fish: mustard
  • Tree: dark garlic
  • Wildlife: grey fox

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