Wilmington, Delaware

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Wilmington, Delaware
Ceety
City of Wilmington
Wilmington ceety centre an the Christina River
Wilmington ceety centre an the Christina River
Banner o Wilmington, Delaware
Banner
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
Kintra Unitit States
State Delaware
Coonty New Castle
Foondit Mairch 1638
Incorporatit 1731
Burgh Chairter 1739
Ceety Chairter 7 Mairch 1832
Named for Spencer Compton, 1st Yerl o Wilmington
Govrenment
 • Teep Cooncil-mayor
 • Mayor Mike Purzycki (D)
Aurie[2]
 • Ceety 43.88 km2 (16.943 sq mi)
 • Laund 28.24 km2 (10.904 sq mi)
 • Watter 15.64 km2 (6.039 sq mi)
Elevation 28 m (92 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Ceety 70,851
 • Estimate (2018)[4] 70,635
 • Rank US: 483rd
 • Density 2,529.68/km2 (6,551.91/sq mi)
 • Metro 6,069,875 (US: 8t)[3]
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Simmer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 19801-19810, 19850, 19880, 19884-19886, 19890-19899
Aurie code(s) 302
FIPS code 10-77580
GNIS featur ID 214862[5]
Wabsteid ci.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.

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