Maryland

  • It drains an area of 14,119 square miles (36,570 km 2 ) in five U.S. states - New York , New Jersey , Pennsylvania , Maryland and Delaware . (wikipedia.org)

York

  • Rising in two branches in New York state's Catskill Mountains , the river flows 419 miles (674 km) into Delaware Bay where its waters enter the Atlantic Ocean near Cape May in New Jersey and Cape Henlopen in Delaware. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Delaware River rises in two main branches that descend from the western flank of the Catskill Mountains in New York. (wikipedia.org)
  • Through its course, the Delaware River forms the boundaries between Pennsylvania and New York , the entire boundary between New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and most of the boundary between Delaware and New Jersey. (wikipedia.org)

near

  • There is a proposal to remove this lens for display at the East River Light near Heislerville, New Jersey, once the restoration of that historic lighthouse is completed. (unc.edu)

Delaware

  • After the English expelled the Dutch and took control of the New Netherland colony in 1664, the river was renamed Delaware after Sir Thomas West 3rd Baron De La Warr , an English nobleman and the Virginia colony's first royal governor who defended the colony during the First Anglo-Powhatan War . (wikipedia.org)
  • It has often been reported that the river and bay received the name "Delaware" after English forces under Richard Nicolls expelled the Dutch and took control of the New Netherland colony in 1664. (wikipedia.org)