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19702, 19711, 19713

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The population of Newark is approximately 28,547 (2000), 31454 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 9,039 (2000), 9834 (2010).

The amount of land area in Newark is 22.318 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Newark is 9.3 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Newark to Washington DC is 89 miles. The distance to the Delaware state capital is 38 miles. (as the crow flies)
Newark is positioned 39.67 degrees north of the equator and 75.75 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Newark elevation is 124 feet above sea level.
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Newark location: approximately 38 miles north of Dover, 14 miles from Wilmington, and less than 5 miles from both Maryland and Pennsylvania.

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Newark history:

Newark was built at the crossroads of two Indian trails. It is also near the site of Delaware's only Revolutionary War battle at nearby Cooch's Bridge, just southeast of Newark. Betsy Ross's flag was first raised in battle at Cooch's Bridge on September 3, 1777
The settling of Newark: 1685
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Newark attractions:

The home of the University of Delaware.
The University has nearly 18,000 students. The university is a cultural and financial asset to the community. The college attracts renowned educators, bright students, and cultural events and is a source of revenue for merchants and residents of the city.

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