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Delaware Profile

With the state motto of "Liberty and Independence," it's no surprise that Delaware was the first of the original 13 states of the Union; it's often called the "First" or "Diamond State." The state's name comes from the original governor of Virginia, Thomas West, Lord De La Warr. William Penn acquired the land that makes up Delaware to keep his Pennsylvania colony from being landlocked. Today, Delaware is one of the most industrialized states, known for its chemical research. Dover is the capital; the state flower is the peach blossom. ...Read more here: Delaware - The Diamond State

Capital City:
Dover
Nickname:
First State / Diamond State
Motto:
Liberty and Independence
Statehood:
Dec. 7, 1787 (1st)
Origin of State's Name:
Named after Lord De La Warr, an early Virginia governor.
Largest Cities:
Wilmington, Dover, Newark, Bethany, Milton
Border States:
Maryland , New Jersey , Pennsylvania
Land Area:
1,955 sq. mi.; 49th largest
State Bird:
Blue Hen Chicken
State Flower:
Peach Blossom
State Tree:
American Holly (ilex opaca)
State Song:
Our Delaware

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    Elementary Schools

    Marbrook Elementary School
    (302) 992-5555
    2101 Centerville Road
    Wilmington, DE 19808
    Castle Hills Elementary School
    (302) 323-2915
    502 Moores Lane
    New Castle, DE 19720

    Middle Schools

    Lake Forest Ilc
    (302) 398-8197
    101 West Center Street
    Harrington, DE 19952
    Harlan (David W.) Elementary School
    (302) 762-7156
    3601 Jefferson Street
    Wilmington, DE 19802

    High Schools

    Laurel Senior High School
    (302) 875-6120
    1133 South Central Avenue
    Laurel, DE 19956
    Milford Senior High School
    (302) 422-1610
    1019 North Walnut Street
    Milford, DE 19963

    Sex Offender Information for Delaware

    For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

    In Delaware, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://www.state.de.us/dsp/sexoff/index.htm . Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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