Delaware State Map
The Map of Delaware entails the political and physical layout of the state with cartographic excellence. It is the second smallest state of the United States and the 6th most densely populated. The map presents the territorial demarcation of the state with color codes and dark margins. Many cities are marked on the frame along state capital, Dover.
The Varied topography is depicted with quality imaging and colored relief. The two main physical regions are the Piedmont Plateau and the Atlantic Coastal Plains. The Plateau region covers the northernmost edges of the state and gradually turns into the coastal Plain.
Details on the Map
The map of Delaware is a detailed reference map, projecting the urban layout of the state. State capital Dover and other primary and secondary towns are captioned with readable fonts. Significant physical features are depicted with quality imaging and shade variations. The Plateau region covering the northernmost edges of the state and the Atlantic coastal Plain can be placed with ease. Boundaries with other states are demarcated with contrasting contour and can be identified in a glance. National highways, state highways, intersections, other primary and secondary roads airport location, state parks and national parks are other details that form a part of the frame. The map frame is supplemented with a useful legend, a driving distance chart and two useful indices of towns/cities and counties. Designed in vivid color palette, this Delaware map makes a perfect display and combines information with style.
Chesapeake Bay on the west and the Nanticoke, Peipsic, Mispillion and Smyrna rivers can be easily placed on the map frame. Other terrain features include prominent peaks, forest areas, lakes, and National/ State parks.
Other aspects of the map include highway system, airports, recreational area, military installation and points of interest. A useful legend elaborates symbolic data like urban concentration, highway system, parks and recreational areas.
The map is also furnished with a city/town index, a county index and a driving distance chart marked in miles, which comes handy in estimating distance between destinations within the state. Other interesting features are, a miniature map of the United States pinpointing the placement of Delaware along with a digitized state flag.
Where is Delaware on the US map?Delaware is located in the northeastern portion of the Delmarva Peninsula. Maryland can be seen bounding the state from the south and west. Pennsylvania can be placed on the northern border. Eastern boundary is marked with the Delaware River, Delaware Bay, New Jersey and the Atlantic Ocean. Small portions of Delaware are also situated on the eastern side of the Delaware River sharing land boundaries with New Jersey. The northern boundary with Pennsylvania is defined with an arch and is called the Twelve-Mile Circle.
Key TableThe key table elaborates symbolic data like national parks, State parks, military areas, highways, important roads, airports and other details of the title frame.
Map Size and Map PrintsThis detailed physical map of Colorado can be ordered in 12.5 x 15.5 inch dimension. The multiple finishes available are paper in high quality stock, Laminates in glossy finish, Matte Plastic in Non-Glossy finish, Matte Plastic mounted on PVC banner hanger and Canvas.
Region Location on Map of DelawareAccording to the USCB the State of Delaware is located in the Southern Region in South Atlantic Division 5. The other States under the South Atlantic division are Delaware, District of Columbia Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia.
Counties in DelawareThe US State of Delaware is divided into 3 counties. New Castle is the northernmost county and also the most populous. Kent County is located in the central part of the state and the least populated area. Sussex County is located in the southern part with Georgetown as its county seat.
Time Zone in DelawareDelaware follows the Eastern Time Zone and observes Eastern Standard Time (EST) which is 5 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time.
Zip Code of DelawareThe Range of Zip codes in Delaware state is from 197001- 19980. The Zip code range few cities are: Dover 19901-19906: Wilmington 19801-19899.
Major cities in DelawareCapital city Dover can be placed on Delaware River coastal plains. The largest city, Wilmington and other secondary and primary towns are named in their true location for quick reference. The state is divided into three counties which are: New Castle, Kent and Sussex. New Castle is the most urbanized county of the three. Two separate insets elaborate the city layout of Dover and Wilmington in detail and their placement on the state canvas is highlighted with red box markings. Military areas, airports, recreational areas, state and interstate highways, major roads and points of interest are the additional urban placements that can be located on the map.
Dover City MapDover is the state capital of Delaware and also its second largest city. It is the seat of Kent County and is located on the banks of river St Jones. The US Highway 13 can be seen running through the city from north to south. Highways are numbered for easy recognition. Other primary and secondary roads, freeways, tollways, intersections, railroads and airport locations are marked notably on the city inset. Other details include air force base, prominent buildings, universities, museums, Silver Lake, Silver Lake Park, recreational areas and points of interest.
Wilmington City MapWilmington is named after Earl of Wilmington who was the prime minister of George II the famous British Emperor. It is built on the site of Fort Christina and is the largest and also the most populous. The city is geographically located at the confluence of Christina River and Brandywine River. Wilmington is a part of New Castle County and also happens to be its county seat. Interstate highways, national highways, state highways are numbered for easy understanding. Other transportation routes marked on the map include primary roads, secondary roads, intersections, tollways, freeways and thoroughfares. Airport locations are also prominently marked. Points of interest that can be found on the inset include museums, art centers, Fort Christina State park, churches and Wilmington state park.
Physical FeaturesThe two major physical regions in Delaware are the Piedmont Plateau and the Atlantic Coastal Plain. The Piedmont Plateau starts in the north and is covered in hills and ridges. Ebright Azimuth, the highest point of the state is indicated with clarity. The coastal plain is located in the southern part of the state. The Nanticoke River can be seen flowing into the Chesapeake Bay in the west. The St. Jones, Leipsic, Mispillion and Smyrna rivers flow into the Delaware Bay to the east.
National ParksThe First State National Historic Park is the only National park Service site in Delaware. There are 17 state parks, many recreational areas and wildlife protection areas that can be sighted on the frame. Three of northern Delaware's state parks protect pieces of the historic Brandywine River. Four of southern Delaware's state parks preserve stretches of ocean and bay beaches.
IndexThe map is also furnished with a city town index, a county index and a driving distance marker which help locate all primary and secondary towns.
UsesWith in-depth detailing it makes an excellent tool for reference and an attractive display, perfect for homes, business or schools. Designed by Globe Turner, this map poster is available in a wide range of finishes in high quality prints.
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