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Delaware Fast Facts


Date Admitted to the Union:

December 7, 1787 - Delaware was the 1st state.

Learn more about the Delaware Colony.

Delaware State Capital:


State Nickname:

First State

State Motto:

Liberty and Independence

Delaware State Bird:

Blue Hen Chicken

Delaware State Flower:

Peach Blossom

Delaware State Tree:

American Holly

Cities With Population Over 50,000:

  • Wilmington

Famous People From Delaware :

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