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Delaware Symbols

Animal: (Marine) Horseshoe Crab

  • Bird: Blue Hen Chicken
  • Flag of Delaware
  • Bug: Ladybug
  • Butterfly: Tiger Swallowtail
  • Fish: Weakfish
  • Flower: Peach Blossom
  • Motto: "Liberty and Independence"
  • Nicknames: (most used) The First State, The Diamond State, Blue Hen State, and Small Wonder
  • Mineral: Sillimanite
  • Song: "Our Delaware"
  • State Seal
  • Tree: American Holly

Delaware Photographs

Horseshoe Crab (Tarracolimulus Rieki) Fossil from the Triassic Period, Spain

Horseshoe Crab...
by Albert Lleal/Minden Pictures
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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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