About This Place
Delaware City is a city in New Castle County, Delaware, United States. The population was 1,695 at the 2010 census. It is a small port town on the eastern terminus of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal and is the location of the ferry to Fort Delaware on Pea Patch Island.
Delaware City is located at 39°34′29″N 75°35′37″W / 39.57472°N 75.59361°W / 39.57472; -75.59361 (39.574704, -75.593631).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.4 km²), of which, 1.3 square miles (3.3 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (6.01%) is water.