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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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Delaware Schools

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Elementary Schools

Bush (Charles W.) School
(302) 479-1617
101 Whitby Drive
Wilmington, DE 19803
Frankford Elementary School
(302) 732-3808
30207 Frankford School Road
Frankford, DE 19945

Middle Schools

Talley Middle School
(302) 475-3976
720 West 37th Street
Wilmington, DE 19802
Meredith (Everett ) Middle School
(302) 378-5001
504 South Broad Street
Middletown, DE 19709

High Schools

Lake Forest High School
(302) 284-9292
5407 Killens Pond Road
Felton, DE 19943
Sarah Pyle Academy
(302) 429-4158
501 North Lombard Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

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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