Other cities in the 302 area code include: Georgetown, Milford, New Castle, Millsboro, Laurel, Harrington, Lewes, Milton, Townsend, Selbyville, Bridgeville, Ocean View, Delaware City, Delmar, Rehoboth Beach, Felton, Bethany Beach, Greenwood, Frankford, Dagsboro, Frederica, Millville, Ellendale, Fenwick Island, Houston, Odessa, Magnolia, Kenton, Bethel, Woodside, Viola, Hartly, and Smyrna.
Wilmington is the largest city in the state of Delaware, United States, built on the site of Fort Christina, the first Swedish settlement in North America. It is located at the confluence of the Christina River and Brandywine River, near where the Christina flows into the Delaware River. It is the county seat of New Castle County and one of the major cities in the Delaware Valley metropolitan area. Wilmington was named by Proprietor Thomas Penn after his friend Spencer Compton, Earl of Wilmington, who was prime minister in the reign of George II of Great Britain.As of the 2015 United States Census estimate, the population of the city is 71,948, reflecting an increase of 1.5% from the 2010 Census.
Newark [note 1] is a city in New Castle County, Delaware, 12 miles (19 km) west-southwest of Wilmington. According to the 2010 Census, the population of the city is 31,454. Newark is the home of the University of Delaware.
New Castle is a city in New Castle County, Delaware, six miles (10 km) south of Wilmington, situated on the Delaware River. In 1900, 3,380 people lived here; in 1910, 3,351. According to the 2010 Census, the population of the city is 5,285.
The 302 area code lies within the Eastern Daylight Time Zone (or EDT). The current time in EDT is 3:33 PM on Jul 11, 2020.