Delaware is commonly known as the First state as it became the first of the original 13 states on Dec 7, 1787. Delaware is also known as the diamond state as it was said to be referred to as a jewel by Thomas Jefferson.
Origin of state's name: The word Delaware owes it origin to the name De La Warr who was a governor of Virginia.
Capital City: The capital of Delaware is Dover and he state is bordered by New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Maryland and has a small amount of Atlantic Ocean exposure with coastline of approximately 29miles
Driver's license information, applications, testing requirements, Driver's manuals and testing locations can all be found on the Delaware Division of Motor Vehicle's website.
Economy: The main agriculture in the state is poultry, eggs, cattle, dairy and corn
The main industry s food processing, chemical production, plastic product production
Bird: The state bird is the Blue Hen chicken. This poor bird was often trained to fight in times gone by, hence the name cock fight.
Flower: The state flower is the Peach Blossom or Prunus Persica as Delaware was famous for its peach orchards in the late nineteenth century when this flower was chosen
Song: The state song is the "Our Delaware" that sings the praises of this great state.
State Motto: The state motto is "liberty and Independence"