Statehood December 7, 1787 (1st state)
Nickname First State, Diamond State, Blue Hen
Motto "Liberty and Independence"
Bird Blue Hen Chicken
Flower Peach Blossom
Song "Our Delaware"
Area 2,489 sq miles
Coastline - Shoreline 28 miles - 381 miles
Number of Counties 3
Highest Point Ebright Rd, 442 ft
Lowest Point Sea Level, Atlantic Ocean