How Did Delaware Get Its Name?


The governor of the state of Virginia was a Thomas West, Lord De La Warr. The river and bay first included the name 'Delaware' in 1610 and then later the whole state became Delaware. Delaware has the notoriety of being the first state of the U.S.A. They ratified the Constitution on 12/07/1787.
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The state name of Delaware was named after the Delaware River, which was named for Lord de la Warr, the first Governor-General of Jamestown.
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