Wilmington, a seaport in northern Delaware, is the largest city in the state. As of the 2000 census, Wilmington had a total population of 72,664. It is the county seat of New Castle County . It is named by Thomas Penn for his friend Spencer Compton, Earl of Wilmington, who was prime minister in the reign of George II.Web Sites and Links
City of Wilmington's Official SiteProvides information under various categories such as doing business with the City of Wilmington, local community information and tourist attractions.
Greater Wilmington Convention and Visitors BureauExtensive site with lots of information of places to see, things to do, where to eat, where to stay, and more, in the greater Wilmington area.
Wilmington Area GuideListings for lodging, real estate, restaurants and entertainment in Wilmington and surrounding area.
Wilmington Public LibraryProvides books and information for the Wilmington, Delaware area. In addition to general reading, a local Delaware history collection is available for research and genealogy.