Land for Sale in Delaware
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Delaware is one of the country's smallest states in terms of size, covering an area of 2,489 square miles (2 million acres). Of this area, 1,949 square miles (78 percent) covers land area, while the remaining 540 square miles comprises water. Delaware is more than just a haven for corporate-tax boondoggles and rowdy beach spring-breakers. With no sales tax and very low rates of property and other personal taxes, Delaware ranks highly as a tax-friendly retirement destinations, plus offers easy access to East Coast amenities in cities including Philadelphia and New York City. The Delaware landscape features an accessible mix of Atlantic Ocean coastline and beaches, quiet country parks and shaded trails and riverways. Delaware is also a prime location for birds migrating down the Altantic "Flyway" between seasons, a boon for birdwatchers and hunters alike. Lands of America research shows that 93 percent of land in the First State is privately owned.