STATE of DELAWARE (DE)
1st Star in U.S. Flag
Area: 1,954 sq. mi. / 5,161 sq. km.
Statehood: December 7, 1787
Nickname: “First State”, “Diamond State”
Motto: “Liberty and Independence”
Name Origin: Named for For Sir Thomas West, Baron de la Warr
State Website: https://delaware.gov/