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Delaware

Delaware Geography Statistics of

  • Land Area:
    (land) 1,954 sq miles
    (water) 535 sq miles
    (TOTAL) 2,489 sq miles
  • Land Area: (all states)
  • Horizontal Width: 35 miles along its complete southern border with Maryland
  • Vertical Length: 85 miles from Newark, directly south to the Maryland border

    Note: Maximum lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering States: (3) Maryland, Pennsylvania and New Jersey
  • Counties: (3) Map
  • County: (largest by population) New Castle 498,935
  • Geographic Center: is located 1/2 mile north of Felton in Kent County
  • Highest Point: located at a point just south of the Pennsylvania border, standing at 447 ft.
  • Lowest Point: Atlantic Ocean, 0 ft.
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Mean Elevation: 58 ft.
  • Relative Location

Delaware Photographs

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Delaware Cities, Counties & Area Codes

City County Area Code
Dover Kent 302
Wilmington New Castle 302
Newark New Castle 302
Millsboro Sussex 302

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This page was last updated on November 16, 2017.