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Wilmington, DE

Wilmington, DE


Wilmington, DE

Highlights on moving to Wilmington, DE!
If you are moving to Wilmington, Delaware in the coming months you’ll be interested to know that it is known as “The Corporate Capital of the World” due to the large number of Fortune 500 companies there. Wilmington is also the largest city in Delaware with a 2010 population of 70,851 and is the county seat of New Castle County. Wilmington is located at the confluence of the Christina River and Brandywine Creek and is only a short drive from Philadelphia. Wilmington is also only about 2 hours from New York City which puts residents in the vicinity of many local attractions! Things you definitely want to see in the area after your move include: Delaware Museum of Natural History, Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts, The Statue of Liberty, Times Square, Philadelphia Zoo, National Constitution Center, Adventure Aquarium and more!

Fun Fact: Delaware was the first state to ratify the new U.S. Constitution in 1787 and is thus known as “The First State”.

Moving to Wilmington – What to expect

  • The climate in Wilmington. The climate in Wilmington is classified as humid sub-tropical characterized by mild winters with a little snowfall and hot, almost tropical summers. July is the warmest month with average high temperatures around 86 degrees and January is the coldest month with average low temperatures around 23 degrees. Rainfall in the area averages less than 43 inches a year and it only snows about 20 inches a year.
  • Getting around in Wilmington. Joseph R. Biden Wilmington Rail Station offers Wilmington residents service to Boston and Washington D.C. while SEPTA regional rail offers service to local areas including Philadelphia. DART provides high quality public transportation for residents throughout the state with over 400 buses and 57 year round bus routes.  Philadelphia International Airport is a short drive from Wilmington and offers domestic and international flights for all your air travel needs.
  • Eating in Wilmington.  When it comes time to dine you will find numerous options in Wilmington. There are many chain restaurants to enjoy such as Cheesecake Factory, PF Chang’s China Bistro and Chili’s Grill & Bar. Wilmington also has several local favorites including Deep Blue Bar & Grill, Iron Hill Brewery, Café Mezzanotte, Domaine Hudson Winebar and Eatery, Orillas Tapas Bar and more!

Moving to Wilmington, Delaware - New Resident Links

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The service center for Wilmington, DE is located in Chester, PA.

Information about Wilmington, DE

Est. Population: 73069
County: New Castle
Latitude: 39.7333
Longitude: -75.5500
Zip Codes: 19801
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