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9 Things Longtime Delawareans Wish They Could Tell Newcomers

Moving to Delaware takes some adjustment – after all, our state is unique! We’re a good mix of Northeast and Mid-Atlantic, with just a hint of ‘country’ southern living. Despite our lovely little state, one frustrating thing that we’ve all experienced is the “Dela-WHERE?” question, because many people totally overlook Delaware. However, if you’ve decided to move to the First State, whether it’s for a job, for education, or just because you need a change, we’re always willing to give some insider information to help Delaware newbies adjust. Here are a few things we wish we could tell newcomers right away:

Enjoy the First State, Delaware newbies! Pretty soon you’ll be one of us, getting irrationally angry at these 11 Foolproof Ways To Make Someone From Delaware Cringe.

Kim Magaraci
Kim Magaraci is a freelance writer in the tri-state area who spends all of her time running around in circles so that her dog Wilco can have a better life. She loves all things Delaware and Philly... except scrapple. Contact: