35 – The width, in miles, of the state’s widest point.

935,614 – Delaware’s population, according to a 2014 estimate.

82 – The number of museums in Delaware.

Preamble to the Constitution

1787 – The year Delaware became a state—on Dec. 7. Also the year it became first state to ratify the Constitution.

4 – The number of nicknames for Delaware: Diamond State, Blue Hen State, Small Wonder and First State.

14 – The number of state parks, which encompass a total of 20,000 acres.

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