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Welcome to Delaware ...

The city of Delaware is located in Delaware County<1> and is the County Seat for Delaware County.

The pronunciation of Delaware: DELL-uh-wair<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Delaware has a population of 41,376 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Delaware.

Delaware is 910 feet [277 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Delaware: (740)

The ZIP code for Delaware: 43015<5>

Websites for Delaware ...

Official Website: www.delawareohio.net/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Delaware had an population of 41,376 people. This is an increase of 19.06% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 63.91% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Delaware had a population of 34,753 people (or 19.95% of the total population of Delaware County). This makes Delaware the county's most populous community.

The population of Delaware represents 0.3% of the population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 36th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 34,753 people, the population of Delaware increased 37.67% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 25,243 people).

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

Communities Also Named Delaware ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Delaware - they are located in Arkansas, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New York (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Delaware.

Communities near Delaware ...

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

  • Dublin [Franklin County]
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    • Dublin [Franklin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Delaware
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 49,372 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dublin have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dublin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dublin<8>
  • Westerville [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westerville
    • Westerville [Franklin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Delaware
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,452 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westerville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westerville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westerville<8>
  • Hilliard [Franklin County]
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    • Hilliard [Franklin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Delaware
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,797 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hilliard
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hilliard<8>
  • Upper Arlington [Franklin County]
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    • Upper Arlington [Franklin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Delaware
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,369 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Upper Arlington have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Upper Arlington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Upper Arlington<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Marysville [Union County]
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      • Marysville [Union County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Delaware
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,980 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marysville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marysville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marysville<8>
    • Worthington [Franklin County]
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      • Worthington [Franklin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Delaware
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,760 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Worthington have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Worthington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Worthington<8>
    • Powell [Delaware County]
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      • Powell [Delaware County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the south of Delaware
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,393 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Powell have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Powell<8>
    • Sunbury [Delaware County]
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      • Sunbury [Delaware County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Delaware
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,881 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunbury have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunbury
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sunbury<8>
    • Plain City [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plain City
      • Plain City [Madison County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Delaware
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,761 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plain City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plain City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plain City<8>
    • Richwood [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richwood
      • Richwood [Union County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Delaware
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,554 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richwood<8>

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. Our list includes 43 papers. 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Delaware, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Delaware.

Adding Delaware to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Delaware in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Delaware was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Delaware on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Delaware on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for Delaware

Visit our Community Index for Ohio

About Delaware County

About Ohio

The official website for Delaware: www.delawareohio.net/

The official website for Delaware County: www.co.delaware.oh.us/

The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Delaware, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Delaware. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<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>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Delaware). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Delaware or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Delaware. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: 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: 40.2988, Longitude: -83.0678    
<7>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.
<8>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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