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Delaware became the 1st state on December 7, 1787. Dover is the state capital. There are currently 3 counties each with a courthouse.



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Kent  New Castle  Sussex 

Delaware Chancery Court

Delaware Supreme Court


Highest Point – Ebright Road, Brandywine Springs ( 448 feet ) is located in New Castle County.

Lowest Point  – Atlantic Ocean ( sea level ) 

Oldest Courthouse still in use – Sussex County (1840)

Oldest Former Courthouse – New Castle County (New Castle – 1740)


Old State House – Dover


Legislative Hall – Dover


Governor Mansion – Dover