answersLogoWhite

Wilmington

This category covers questions about Wilmington, the largest city in the state of Delaware. Founded in March of 1638 and incorporated in 1731, Wilmington was named after Spencer Compton, Earl of Wilmington. The city flag was also believed to have been modeled after the flag of Sweden.

228 Questions
Name Origins
Wilmington
Native American Languages

What was the original name of Wilmington Delaware?

Currently the largest city in the state of Delaware, this first Swedishsettlement in North America was named Wilmington by colony Proprietor Thomas Penn (son of William Penn) to honor his friend, Spencer Compton, Earl of Wilmington, who was the prime minister during the reign of George II of Great Britain. However, the Lenape People lived there first, and they called it either Paxahakink or Pakehakink, meaning "place where the ground splits", presumably from drying out.

012
Wilmington
Protests, Riots and Civil Unrest

What were the wilmington race riots?

They were a politically motivated attack agianst the whites and the city's leading african american citizens.

012
Wilmington

Where is the Wilmington Memorial Library in Wilmington located?

The address of the Wilmington Memorial Library is: 175 Middlesex Ave., Wilmington, 01887 2714

012
Wilmington

What communities and neighborhoods can be found in Wilmington?

St. James Plantation and The Village at Mayfaire are the communities and neighborhoods can be found in Wilmington.

012
Wilmington

Does wilmington have any sports teams?

Wilmington Sharks and Wilmington Hammerheads are examples of sports teams in Wilmington.

012
Wilmington

What authors are from wilmington?

Christopher Castellani and Bill Press are examples of the authors who hail from Wilmington.

012
Wilmington

What movie theaters are found in wilmington?

Carmike Cinema and Penn Cinema are examples of movie theaters that are found in Wilmington.

012
Birds
Wilmington

What species of bird are native to wilmington?

The northern cardinal, the wood duck, and the brant are the species of birds that are native to Wilmington.

012
Meteorology and Weather
Wilmington

How many sunny days does wilmington get on average each year?

Wilmington has an average of about 200 sunny days every year.

012
Wilmington

What time zone is wilmington located in?

Wilmington is located in the UTC/GMT -5 hours (Eastern Standard Time) time zone.

012
Wilmington

Does wilmington tend to vote republican or democrat?

Wilmington tends to vote for Republicans until recently when Obama was seen to change the trend.

012
Wilmington

What is the best place to buy shoes in wilmington?

Payless Shoesource and Kohl's Department Stores is the best place to buy shoes in Wilmington.

012
Wilmington

What malls are located in wilmington?

Christiana Mall,Independence Mall and Concord Mall are examples of the malls that are located in Wilmington.

012
Wilmington

What celebrities come from wilmington?

Maddie Hasson,Kenzie Dalton,Sugar Ray Leonard and Christian Keiber are examples of celebrities who come from Wilmington.

012
Wilmington

What universities are located in Wilmington?

The *universe is not located in Wilmington, but I heard that Wilmington is in the universe, although you might want to ask your friendly neighborhood insane guy about that or maybe a wizard. Your enthusiasm to know about this is interesting. Because you know, there totally isn't a google maps or any other gps device these days to find out what kind of universes are in Washington. This definately helped... right? yeah for sure... Yeah? k good. thanks

012
Wilmington

What is the longest road in wilmington?

The Interstate 40 is the longest road in Wilmington.

012
Wilmington

What is the largest tourist attraction in wilmington?

The Cape Fear Museum is the largest tourist attraction in Wilmington.

012
Marathon
Wilmington

Does wilmington host any marathons?

Wilmington only hosts the local marathon events. It is yet to host the international marathon events.

012
Wilmington
Accents and Dialects

Do people from wilmington have a particular accent?

Yes, the people from Wilmington do have a particular accent.

012
Music
Wilmington

What famous musicians come from wilmington?

David Bromberg and Stephen Marley are two famous musicians who come from Wilmington.

012

Copyright © 2020 Multiply Media, LLC. All Rights Reserved. The material on this site can not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with prior written permission of Multiply.