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Welcome to Delaware ...

The Town of Delaware is located in Sullivan County<1>.

The location of Delaware has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Delaware has a population of 2,567 people<3> (see below for details).

Delaware is 1,310 feet [399 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Delaware lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Delaware had an population of 2,567 people. This is a decrease of 3.86% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.59% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Delaware had a population of 2,670 people. This makes Delaware the county's 11th most populous community.

The population of Delaware represents 0.01% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 754th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,670 people, the population of Delaware decreased 1.8% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,719 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Delaware.

Communities near Delaware ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Delaware.

  • Thompson [Sullivan County]
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    • Thompson [Sullivan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Delaware
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,082 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thompson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Liberty [Sullivan County]
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    • Liberty [Sullivan County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Delaware
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,595 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Monticello [Sullivan County]
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    • Monticello [Sullivan County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Delaware
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,402 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monticello<6>
  • Liberty [Sullivan County]
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    • Liberty [Sullivan County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Delaware
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,318 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Liberty<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Honesdale [Wayne County]
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      • Honesdale [Wayne County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Delaware
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,298 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Honesdale<6>
    • Bethel [Sullivan County]
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      • Bethel [Sullivan County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Delaware
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,159 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Rockland [Sullivan County]
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      • Rockland [Sullivan County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Delaware
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,684 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hancock [Delaware County]
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      • Hancock [Delaware County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Delaware
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,967 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hancock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Callicoon [Sullivan County]
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      • Callicoon [Sullivan County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Delaware
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,924 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Callicoon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Highland [Sullivan County]
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      • Highland [Sullivan County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Delaware
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,489 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Delaware. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Delaware.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Delaware. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Delaware.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Delaware. See our Newspapers Page for Delaware.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Delaware ...

Looking for more information about Delaware? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Delaware, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Delaware.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Sullivan County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Delaware. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Sullivan County: www.co.sullivan.ny.us/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Sullivan, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Delaware.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Delaware - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Delaware) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Delaware. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DelawareOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Delaware. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7584, Longitude: -75.0029       In this case, the coordinates for Delaware have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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