Delaware Relocation Resources
Spotlights of Delaware
Thinking of relocating to one of the cities, towns, or coastal communities of Delaware? Learn more about what awaits you in this amazing state, from farmers markets to continuing education. Explore the cities and towns that Delaware has to offer. Plus, learn some interesting facts you might not have known!
Did you know these interesting Delaware facts?
|1st State Founded:||December 7, 1787|
|State Bird:||Blue Hen Chicken|
|State Tree:||American Holly|
|State Flower:||Peach Blossom|
|No. of Counties:||3: New Castle, Kent, and Sussex… the fewest of any state|
Opportunities for continuing education are numerous. Delaware offers the many colleges and universities which allow people of all ages to further their education, expand their interests, or offer their talents for teaching opportunities.
Delaware Colleges & Universities
- Delaware Technical & Community College Jack F. Owens Campus
- College of Marine Studies - University of Delaware
- Wilmington University
- Delaware State University
- Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
- Beebe School of Nursing
Delaware has 2,500 farms and a moderate climate with hot summers and mild winters. It is protected from the cold winds of winter by the mountains of Pennsylvania.
Also known as a major dairy producer, livestock, including pigs, and other related products account for 70% of Delaware’s farm income with “Broilers” (young chickens) contributing the largest portion of Delaware's farm income.
Soybeans are Delaware's most important farm crop followed by corn, although farmers also grow barley and wheat. Potatoes and peas highlight the State, as its largest vegetable crops but many other vegetables and fruits including a large variety of apples (Delaware's largest fruit crop) are found at the many local farmers’ markets. Greenhouse and nursery products, flowers, ornamental shrubs and young plants are also cultivated. Make the effort to visit the following markets to support our local farmers.
Popular Farmers' Markets in Delaware
- Historic Lewes Farmers Market: Saturday mornings, May – October | George H.P. Smith Park Summer Saturday Market
- Rehoboth Beach Farmers Market: Tuesday afternoons starting in May | Grove Park
- Bethany Beach Farmers Market: Sunday mornings June – September | Free metered parking
- Milford Farmers Market: Saturday mornings, April– October
- Milton Farmers Market: Friday late afternoon April – October | Next to the Milton Historical Society
- Buy Local Guide: Farmers' Markets: DE Dept of Agriculture locates markets in every DE County
According to a survey by the National Science Foundation, Delaware has more doctoral-level (Ph.D.) scientists and engineers, as a percentage of the population, than any other state. Delaware also has a higher rate of patent awards, per person, than any other state. What does this mean for residents of Delaware? It means access to high-caliber careers with top-notch companies, as well as outstanding technology and medical research facilities.
(Want to learn more? Visit the State of Delaware Website!)
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