Delaware Overview

Delaware, located on the eastern seaboard of the United States, is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and the Delaware Bay, as well as by the states of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Maryland. With a land area of 1,982 square miles, Delaware ranks 49th in area among the 50 states.

Delaware’s location affords easy access to the major metropolitan areas of the Northeast, with both New York and Washington, DC, just an hour and a half away.

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New Castle County Overview

Just 30 minutes from New York City and Washington, DC, New Castle County is Delaware’s northernmost county, offering easy access to major Northeast metropolitan areas.

New Castle County is readily accessible by travel through New Castle Airport. Worldwide passenger service at the Philadelphia International Airport is a half-hour from downtown Wilmington.

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Kent County Overview

Kent County is home to Delaware’s state capital, Dover. The county’s largest employers include many nationally known companies, such as Playtex Products and Dover Downs Gaming and Entertainment.

Every point in Kent County is fewer than two hours from Philadelphia International Airport, Baltimore-Washington Airport and New Castle Airport.

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Sussex County Overview

Sussex County, Delaware’s southernmost county, is rich in historical charm, arts and culture. Tourism is the county’s primary industry, and it is best known for pristine white beaches, unique towns, lush farmland, and state parks filled with waterfowl and wildlife.

Western Sussex County is Delaware’s agricultural hub, with more acres of land under cultivation than anywhere else in the state.

The New Castle County, Baltimore-Washington International and Philadelphia International airports are less than two hours away from most locations in Sussex County.

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