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The location of the state of Delaware in the United States of America

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to the U.S. state of Delaware:

DelawareU.S. state located on the Atlantic Coast of the United States. The state takes its name from Thomas West, 3rd Baron De La Warr, a British nobleman and Virginia's first colonial governor, after whom (what is now called) Cape Henlopen was originally named. [1] Delaware is the second smallest state (after Rhode Island). The history of the state's economic and industrial development is closely tied to the impact of the Du Pont family, founder of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, one of the world’s largest chemical companies. Delaware was one of the 13 original states participating in the American Revolution and on December 7, 1787, became the first to ratify the Constitution of the United States.

General reference

An enlargeable map of the state of Delaware

Geography of Delaware

Geography of Delaware

Places in Delaware

Places in Delaware

Environment of Delaware

Natural geographic features of Delaware

Regions of Delaware

Administrative divisions of Delaware

An enlargeable map of the 3 counties of the state of Delaware

Demography of Delaware

Demographics of Delaware

Government and politics of Delaware

Politics of Delaware

Branches of the government of Delaware

Government of Delaware

Executive branch of the government of Delaware

Legislative branch of the government of Delaware

Judicial branch of the government of Delaware

Courts of Delaware

Law and order in Delaware

Military in Delaware

History of Delaware

History of Delaware

History of Delaware, by period

The location of the state of Delaware in the United States of America
An enlargeable map of the state of Delaware
An enlargeable map of the 3 counties of the state of Delaware

History of Delaware, by region

Cities

Counties

Culture of Delaware

Culture of Delaware

The Arts in Delaware

Sports in Delaware

Sports in Delaware

Economy and infrastructure of Delaware

Economy of Delaware

Education in Delaware

Education in Delaware

See also

References

  1. ^ "Delaware". Online Etymology Dictionary. Retrieved 2007-02-24.
  2. ^ Random House Dictionary
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i Introduction to Delaware, 50 States, retrieved April 24, 2009.
  4. ^ Barry Popik, Smoky City, barrypopik.com website, March 27, 2005
  5. ^ Delaware Code Title 29 Section 318 retrieved on February 28, 2011
  6. ^ While the U.S. Census Bureau designates Delaware as one of the South Atlantic States, many consider it to be a part of the Mid-Atlantic States and/or Northeastern United States. Examples include other U.S. government agencies (such as the Library of Congress, Geological Survey Archived 2009-06-30 at the Wayback Machine., Environmental Protection Agency, National Park Service, and Department of Energy Archived 2010-09-17 at the Wayback Machine.), and public service organizations (such as Alcoholics Anonymous and Amtrak).
  7. ^ "U.S. Census Bureau State & County QuickFacts Delaware".

External links

Wikimedia Atlas of Delaware