Delaware, United States

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Basic Information About Delaware

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Capital : DoverPopulation of : 817,491
NDD: 1Current time: -05:00..-11:00
Delaware area code: 302Coordinates: 39° 0′ 0.0000” N, 75° 30′ 0.0000” W
Exit code : 011Area: 5,295 km²
Country code of United States: 1Official GOV. web site:

Delaware Area Code Pieces of Information

Delaware is located in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States and is bordered by Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia. The state has a population of just over 917,000 people and its capital is Dover. The state covers an area of 6,447 square miles.

The Delaware area code covers the entire state of Delaware. It was created in 1947 when the state was split off from the Philadelphia Area Code. The area code includes all of Kent and Sussex counties as well as most of New Castle counties.

If you are looking for information on Delaware Area Codes, you have come to the right place! This page will provide you with all the resources you need to find out everything you need to know about area Codes in Delaware.

What Is an Area Code?

An Area Code is a three-digit number that is used to designate a specific geographic region. Area Codes are typically assigned to particular geographic areas, such as cities or counties.

Why Do Area Codes Exist?

Area Codes were created to help with the increasing demand for telephone services. By assigning a unique Area Code to each geographical region, it made it easier for people to know which Area Code they should use when making phone calls.

How Many Area Codes Are There?

There are currently over 300 Area Codes in operation in the United States and Canada combined.

What Is the Format for Area Codes?

All Area Codes in the United States and Canada have a three-digit code followed by a dash and then a four-digit number. For example, the Area Code for Delaware is 302-__.

What Is the Best Way to Find Out What Area Code I Need?

The best way to find out which Area Code you need is to consult a reliable Area Code directory. These directories will have up-to-date listings of all the Area Codes in operation, as well as information on which Area Codes are assigned to which geographical regions.

Reliable Area Code directories include:

  • The Official United States Postal Service Change of Address Form
  • The Official Canada Post Office Change of Address Form
  • The Yellow Pages
  • The White Pages

When searching for an Area Code directory, be sure to use a reputable source to ensure that you are getting accurate and up-to-date information.

Area Code for the Largest Cities in Delaware

CityArea CodeCityArea CodeCityArea Code
Middletown302New Castle302Newark302

City/Area Code: Delaware

CityCountyArea CodeCityCountyArea Code
BearNew Castle County302LewesSussex County302
Bethany BeachSussex County302LincolnSussex County302
BethelSussex County302Little CreekKent County302
BridgevilleSussex County302MagnoliaKent County302
Camden WyomingKent County302MarydelKent County302
CheswoldKent County302MiddletownNew Castle County302
ClaymontNew Castle County302MilfordSussex County302
ClaytonKent County302MillsboroSussex County302
DagsboroSussex County302MillvilleSussex County302
Delaware CityNew Castle County302MiltonSussex County302
DelmarSussex County302MontchaninNew Castle County302
DoverKent County302NassauSussex County302
Dover AfbKent County302New CastleNew Castle County302
EllendaleSussex County302NewarkNew Castle County302
FeltonKent County302Ocean ViewSussex County302
Fenwick IslandSussex County302OdessaNew Castle County302
FrankfordSussex County302Port PennNew Castle County302
FredericaKent County302Rehoboth BeachSussex County302
GeorgetownSussex County302RocklandNew Castle County302
GreenwoodSussex County302Saint GeorgesNew Castle County302
HarbesonSussex County302SeafordSussex County302
HarringtonKent County302SelbyvilleSussex County302
HartlyKent County302SmyrnaKent County302
HockessinNew Castle County302TownsendNew Castle County302
HoustonKent County302ViolaKent County302
KentonKent County302WilmingtonNew Castle County302
KirkwoodNew Castle County302WinterthurNew Castle County302
LaurelSussex County302WoodsideKent County302
   YorklynNew Castle County302