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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:
First State / Diamond State
Liberty and Independence
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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Delaware Schools

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Elementary Schools

Eisenberg (Harry O.) Elementary School
(302) 429-4073
28 Landers Lane
New Castle, DE 19720
Mot Charter School
(302) 376-5125
1156 Levels Road
Middletown, DE 19709

Middle Schools

Dupont (H.B.) Middle School
(302) 239-3420
735 Meeting House Road
Hockessin, DE 19707
Claymont Elementary School
(302) 792-3880
3401 Green Street
Claymont, DE 19703

High Schools

Career Opportunities
(302) 644-7905
1270 Kings Highway
Lewes, DE 19958
Middletown High School
(302) 376-4145
120 Silver Lake Road
Middletown, DE 19709

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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