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
Nickname(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
Wilmington is locatit in Delaware
Wilmington
Wilmington
Location within Delaware
Wilmington is locatit in the US
Wilmington
Wilmington
Location within the United States
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)
 • Land28.24 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
 • Density2,529.68/km2 (6,551.91/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
Aurie code(s)302
FIPS code10-77580
GNIS featur ID214862[5]
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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.

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