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Science In Your Backyard: Delaware


  • Delaware Water Science Center
    1289 McD Dr.
    Dover, DE 19901-4907
    Phone: (302) 734-2506
    Fax: (302) 734-2964
    Office hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time

  • National Spatial Data Infrastructure Partnership Office (Liason for: DE)

    U.S. Geological Survey
    Delaware Mapping Partnership Office
    1289 McD Drive
    Dover, DE 19901
    Phone: (302) 734-2506 x227

  • National Spatial Data Infrastructure Partnership Office (Liason for: DC, DE, MD, NJ, Chesapeake Bay)

    U.S. Geological Survey
    Eastern Region Geography, MS 559
    12201 Sunrise Valley Drive
    Reston, VA 20192
    Phone: (703) 648-5189

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Delaware State Facts

Image of Delaware with a star pinpointing the location of the capital.
Locations on image are approximate

Capital: Dover(Star shaped icon located on map pinpointing capital.)
Land Area: 1,954 sq. miles
(source: 2010 Census)
Population: 897.934
(source: 2010 Census estimate)
Highest Point:
On Ebright Road at Delaware-Pennsylvania State line at 448 feet, located in the county/subdivision of New Castle
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Lowest Point:
Atlantic Ocean at Sea Level
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Geographic Center:
Located in Kent County approx. 11 miles south of Dover
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)


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