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Delaware’s largest city, Wilmington is located at the confluence of the Christina and Brandywine Rivers and is the economic and cultural hub of the First State.

With a history dating back to the mid-1600s, Wilmington is comprised of several neighborhoods, including Brandywine Hills, Gander Hill, Prices Run, Riverside and Baynard Village.

One of America’s most heavily traveled highways, Interstate 95, runs through Wilmington and connects motorists traveling between the Baltimore/Washington area and the states of New Jersey and New York.

The city also features a vibrant riverfront area that includes such highly visited sites as the Delaware Children’s Museum, the Wilmington Blue Rocks’ Stadium, which also houses the Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame, and the Shipyard Shops.

Wilmington also boasts nine areas within the city that are designated historic districts, including the areas of Rockford Park, Quaker Hill, Baynard Boulevard and Delaware Avenue.

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1123 Pleasant St, WILMINGTON
  • Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 675 SqFt

1123 Pleasant St, WILMINGTON

$10,000
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1108 W 2nd St, WILMINGTON
  • Residential
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

1108 W 2nd St, WILMINGTON

$14,900
1511 Lancaster Ave, WILMINGTON
  • Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 1.5 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

1511 Lancaster Ave, WILMINGTON

$18,500 ↓ $500
432 S Claymont St, WILMINGTON
  • Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 1,075 SqFt

432 S Claymont St, WILMINGTON

$19,900
2118 Lamotte St, WILMINGTON
  • Residential
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 1,819 SqFt

2118 Lamotte St, WILMINGTON

$23,900 ↑ $3,900
2203 N Pine St, WILMINGTON
  • Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 1,200 SqFt

2203 N Pine St, WILMINGTON

$25,000
807 Berry Rd, WILMINGTON
  • Residential
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 840 SqFt

807 Berry Rd, WILMINGTON

$27,500 ↓ $2,400
2222 N Pine St, WILMINGTON
  • Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 1,125 SqFt

2222 N Pine St, WILMINGTON

$27,500
812 W 5th St, WILMINGTON
  • Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

812 W 5th St, WILMINGTON

$29,900 ↓ $100

Wilmington is probably most well known as the national financial center for the credit card industry. Major credit card issuers, including Bank of America, J.P. Morgan Chase and Barclays are headquartered in the city.

Other attractions in Wilmington include Delaware Park, the state’s most notable horse racing track and casino, the Delaware Art Museum, the Grand Opera House, the Hotel DuPont and events at the nearby University of Delaware in Newark.

The state’s largest medical hospital, Christiana Medical Center, and largest shopping mall, Christiana Mall, are also just outside the city limits of Wilmington.

Some of Delaware’s biggest and most well known festivals are also in Wilmington, including the Clifford Brown Jazz Festival, the Italian Festival run by St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, the Greek Festival, Haneef’s African Festival and thePeople’s Festival, which is an annual tribute to one-time resident Bob Marley.

The Wilmington Grand Prix is also held in the city annual and is considered one of the premier bicycle races in the United States.

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Listing information last updated on April 21st, 2019 at 10:03am CDT.