- Delaware was the first state to ratify the Constitution on December 7, 1787.
- The country’s first scheduled railroad started in Delaware in 1831.
- Delaware has the official state bug – the ladybug.
- The state was named after Lord de la Warr who was the first governor of Virginia.
- Delaware is the only state with no National State Park system.
- Delaware is the second smallest state in the USA. At the same time, it’s the sixth most densely populated state in the country.
- According to a 2015 study, the state has the fastest internet speeds in the country.
- In total area, the state ranks 49th in the USA.
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