Wilmington, Delaware

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Wilmington, Delaware
City of Wilmington
Wilmington ceety centre an the Christina River
Wilmington ceety centre an the Christina River
Banner o Wilmington, Delaware
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Etymology: Named efter Spencer Compton, Yerl o Wilmington
Eik-name(s): 
Corporate Caipital o the Warld, Chemical Caipital o the Warld
Motto(s): 
In the middle of it all[1]
Location within New Castle Coonty
Location within New Castle Coonty
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Coordinates: 39°44′45″N 75°32′48″W / 39.74583°N 75.54667°W / 39.74583; -75.54667Coordinates: 39°44′45″N 75°32′48″W / 39.74583°N 75.54667°W / 39.74583; -75.54667
KintraUnitit States
StateDelaware
CoontyNew Castle
FoonditMairch 1638
Incorporatit1731
Burgh Chairter1739
Ceety Chairter7 Mairch 1832
Named forSpencer Compton, 1st Yerl o Wilmington
Govrenment
 • TeepCooncil-mayor
 • MayorMike Purzycki (D)
Area
 • Ceety43.88 km2 (16.943 sq mi)
 • Laund28.24 km2 (10.904 sq mi)
 • Water15.64 km2 (6.039 sq mi)
Elevation
28 m (92 ft)
Population
 (2010)
 • Ceety70,851
 • Estimate 
(2018)[4]
70,635
 • RankUS: 483rd
 • Density2529.68/km2 (6551.91/sq mi)
 • Metro
6,069,875 (US: 8t)[3]
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
19801-19810, 19850, 19880, 19884-19886, 19890-19899
Area code(s)302
FIPS code10-77580
GNIS featur ID214862[5]
Websiteci.wilmington.de.us

Wilmington is a ceety o the U.S. state o Delaware an the coonty seat o New Castle Coonty. Wi a population o 70,851 at the 2010 census, it is the maist populous ceety in the state.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Min, Shirley (7 December 2012). "New signs welcome folks to Delaware's largest city". WHYY-FM News. Retrieved 17 Mairch 2016.
  2. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 25 Julie 2017.
  3. "Estimates of Resident Population Change and Rankings: July 1, 2014 to July 1, 2015 - United States -- Metropolitan Statistical Area; and for Puerto Rico". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 9 Januar 2017.
  4. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved 16 Julie 2019.
  5. "Wilmington". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.

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