Situated in northeastern Delaware along the banks of the Christina River, the city of Wilmington is home to more than 71,500 residents who enjoy the excellent schools, stable economy, and outstanding community amenities that make it a great place to live.
Easily accessible via I-95, I-495, and I-295, Wilmington’s strategic location makes it an excellent choice for opening or relocating a business. Nearly 8,500 businesses powered by a civilian work force of approximately 63% of the city’s adult population already make their home in Wilmington. The city is a national center for banking and finance and serves as corporate headquarters for more than half of America’s Fortune 500 companies.
Established in 1832, Wilmington boasts a wealth of cultural and historical attractions. Historic sites of interest include the Delaware History Museum and Willington Square. For patrons of the arts, the Delaware Theater Company and Grand Opera House offer world-class productions by renowned performers from around the world, while the Center for the Contemporary Arts, located at Wilmington’s downtown Riverwalk, features collections and exhibits by local, regional, and international artists.
Wilmington has an impressive parks system featuring a series of inter-connected parks and recreational facilities linked via multi-use trails and bikeways running throughout the city. The trail link also provides access to the Brandywine Zoo and Baynard Stadium, as well as several historic attractions that include the Blue Ball Barn and Mount Pleasant Meeting House.
Great shopping, excellent restaurants, and a thrumming nightlife round out the amenities offered by this amazing city!