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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

Baltimore (Lord) Elementary School
(302) 537-2700
252 Clayton Avenue
Frankford, DE 19945
Clayton Elementary School
(302) 653-8587
510 West Main Street
Clayton, DE 19938

Middle Schools

Shue Medill Middle School
(302) 454-2171
1500 Capitol Trail
Newark, DE 19711
Dupont (H.B.) Middle School
(302) 239-3420
735 Meeting House Road
Hockessin, DE 19707

High Schools

Smyrna High School
(302) 653-8581
500 Duck Creek Parkway
Smyrna, DE 19977
Dover High School
(302) 672-1526
One Pat Lynn Drive
Dover, DE 19904

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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