Delaware Valley

The drainage basin of the Delaware River.
The Delaware Valley is part of a larger urbanized area known as the Northeast megalopolis
Ocean City, New Jersey
Wilmington, Delaware
Grave of some of the 57 Irish victims of Duffy's Cut in West Laurel Hill Cemetery in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania. Irish Americans make up the largest ethnicity in the Delaware Valley.
Philadelphia's Chinatown is home to many Chinese and Vietnamese restaurants.
Hindu Temple of Delaware in Delaware Valley
West Chester, Pennsylvania
The grand concourse at Philadelphia's 30th Street Station, which serves Amtrak, SEPTA Regional Rail, and NJ Transit's Atlantic City Line
The Schuylkill Expressway (Interstate 76) in Center City Philadelphia
Ben Franklin Bridge
Philadelphia International Airport
Citizens Bank Park, home of the Philadelphia Phillies
Philadelphia, the most populous city in the Delaware Valley and sixth most populous city in the nation with over 1.6 million residents
Reading, Pennsylvania
SEPTA's Market-Frankford Line at 63rd Street Station in West Philadelphia

Metropolitan region on the East Coast of the United States that comprises and surrounds Philadelphia, the sixth most populous city in the nation as of 2020 and 67th largest city in the world.

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New Jersey

State in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States.

State in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States.

The relative location of the New Netherland and New Sweden settlements in eastern North America
Washington Crossing the Delaware in the winter of 1777, during the New York and New Jersey campaign (painting by Emanuel Leutze, 1851)
George Washington rallying his troops at the Battle of Princeton
A map of the 107-mile long Morris Canal across northern New Jersey
New Jersey, seen here in Warrren County, shares the Delaware Water Gap with neighboring Pennsylvania.
The Raritan River is the longest river entirely within New Jersey, flowing from the Raritan Valley near Clinton, Hunterdon County (above), eastward to the Raritan Bay.
Part of the Palisades Interstate Park, the cliffs of the New Jersey Palisades in Bergen (seen here) and Hudson counties overlook the Hudson River.
The Great Falls of the Passaic River in Paterson, Passaic County, dedicated as a U.S. National Historical Park in November 2011, incorporates one of the largest waterfalls in the eastern United States.
New Jersey population density map (2020)
Race and ethnicity (2015)
Bergen County (버건 군), New Jersey, across the George Washington Bridge from New York City (뉴욕), is a growing hub and home to [[List of U.S. cities with significant Korean-American populations#Top ten municipalities as ranked by Korean-American percentage of overall population in 2010|all of the nation's top ten municipalities by percentage of Korean population]], led (above) by Palisades Park (벼랑 공원), the municipality with the highest List of U.S. cities with significant Korean-Ameridensity of ethnic Koreans in the Western Hemisphere. Displaying ubiquitous Hangul (한글) signage and known as the Korean village, Palisades Park uniquely comprises a Korean majority (52% in 2010) of its population, with both the [[List of U.S. cities with significant Korean-American populations#Municipalities with density of at least 500 Korean Americans per square mile in 2010|highest Korean-American density and percentage]] of any municipality in the United States.
India Square, in Bombay, Jersey City, home to the highest concentration of Asian Indians in the Western Hemisphere. Immigrants from India constituted the largest foreign-born nationality in New Jersey in 2013.
Beth Medrash Govoha (Hebrew:בית מדרש גבוה), in Lakewood Township, Ocean County, is the world's largest yeshiva outside the State of Israel. Orthodox Jews represent one of the fastest-growing segments of New Jersey's population.
Metropolitan statistical areas and divisions of New Jersey. The New York City Metropolitan Area includes the counties shaded in blue hues, as well as Mercer and Warren counties, the latter representing part of the Lehigh Valley. Counties shaded in green hues, as well as Atlantic, Cape May, and Cumberland counties, belong to the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area.
A heat map showing median income distribution by county in New Jersey
Cranberry harvest
Atlantic City is an oceanfront resort and the nexus of New Jersey's gambling industry.
Old Queens at Rutgers University, the flagship of public higher education in New Jersey
Nassau Hall at Princeton University, one of the world's most prominent research universities
Downtown New Brunswick, an educational and cultural district undergoing gentrification
A 1950s-style diner in Orange, Essex County
MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford is home to the NFL's New York Giants and New York Jets, and the most expensive stadium ever built.
The Prudential Center in Newark, home of the NHL's New Jersey Devils
Red Bull Arena in Harrison, home of the MLS's New York Red Bulls
New Jersey's area codes
Map of New Jersey showing major transportation networks and cities
The George Washington Bridge, connecting Fort Lee (foreground) in Bergen County across the Hudson River to New York City, is the world's busiest motor vehicle bridge.
A NJ Transit train heads down the Northeast Corridor through Rahway, New Jersey
Two Hudson-Bergen Light Rail trains in Jersey City
The Cape May–Lewes Ferry connects New Jersey and Delaware across Delaware Bay.
The New Jersey State House in Trenton
Atlantic City Boardwalk view from Caesars Atlantic City. Opened in 1870, it was the first boardwalk built in the United States. At 5+1/2 mi long, it is also the longest in the world.
High-rise residential complexes in the borough of Fort Lee
Paterson, known as the "Silk City",<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.patersonnj.gov/|title=City of Paterson—Silk City|access-date=April 2, 2013|archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20131109161822/http://www.patersonnj.gov/|archive-date=November 9, 2013|url-status=live}}</ref> has become a prime destination for an internationally diverse pool of immigrants,<ref>{{cite web|url=http://yumimmigrantcity.com/restaurants/machu-picchu/a-brief-history-of-peruvian-immigration-to-the-united-states/|title=A Brief History of Peruvian Immigration to the United States|publisher=yumimmigrantcity.com|access-date=April 2, 2013|url-status=dead|archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20130731004838/http://yumimmigrantcity.com/restaurants/machu-picchu/a-brief-history-of-peruvian-immigration-to-the-united-states/|archive-date=July 31, 2013}}</ref><ref>{{cite magazine|url=http://thealternativepress.com/articles/patersons-bengali-community-takes-pride-in-akhta|title=Paterson's Bengali Community Takes Pride in Akhtaruzzaman's Upset Victory|author1=Joe Malinconico|author2=Charlie Kratovil|name-list-style=amp|magazine=The Alternative Press|date=May 9, 2012|access-date=April 2, 2013|archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20130514190904/http://thealternativepress.com/articles/patersons-bengali-community-takes-pride-in-akhta|archive-date=May 14, 2013|url-status=dead}}</ref> with at least 52 distinct ethnic groups.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.northjersey.com/news/political-battle-brewing-over-paterson-s-plans-for-hispanic-heritage-month-event-1.1096285|title=Political battle brewing over Paterson's plans for Hispanic Heritage Month event|author=Joe Malinconico|date=September 25, 2014|access-date=September 27, 2014|archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20140926133042/http://www.northjersey.com/news/political-battle-brewing-over-paterson-s-plans-for-hispanic-heritage-month-event-1.1096285|archive-date=September 26, 2014|url-status=live}}</ref>
Skyscrapers in Jersey City, one of the most ethnically diverse cities in the world<ref name=DiverseJC1>{{cite news|url=http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/2015/02/jersey_city_named_most_ethnically_linguistically_d.html|title=Jersey City named most diverse city in America: report|author=Summer Dawn Hortillosa|work=The Jersey Journal|date=February 17, 2015|access-date=May 16, 2015|archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20150518105950/http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/2015/02/jersey_city_named_most_ethnically_linguistically_d.html|archive-date=May 18, 2015|url-status=live}}</ref><ref name=DiverseJC2>{{cite web|url=http://www.movoto.com/jersey-city-nj/jersey-city-facts/|title=53 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Jersey City|author=Spencer McKee|publisher=Movoto|access-date=May 16, 2015|archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20150518094715/http://www.movoto.com/jersey-city-nj/jersey-city-facts/|archive-date=May 18, 2015|url-status=live}}</ref>
Federal Courthouse in Camden, which is connected to Philadelphia via the Benjamin Franklin Bridge in the background
Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark, the fifth-largest cathedral in North America, is the seat of the city's Roman Catholic Archdiocese.
Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel, in South Orange, Essex County. New Jersey is home to the second-highest Jewish American population per capita, after New York.
Swaminarayan Akshardham (Devnagari) in Robbinsville, Mercer County, inaugurated in 2014 as the world's largest Hindu temple<ref name="World'sLargestHinduTempleNJ">{{cite web|url=https://www.nbcnews.com/news/asian-america/worlds-largest-hindu-temple-being-built-new-jersey-n166616|title=World's Largest Hindu Temple Being Built in New Jersey|author=Frances Kai-Hwa Wang|publisher=NBC News|access-date=December 3, 2016|archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20161209184002/http://www.nbcnews.com/news/asian-america/worlds-largest-hindu-temple-being-built-new-jersey-n166616|archive-date=December 9, 2016|url-status=live}}</ref>
Islamic Center of Passaic County, Paterson, Passaic County, was founded in 1990. New Jersey has the largest Muslim Population in America, and Paterson which is where the Islamic Center of Passaic County is in has New Jersey's largest Muslim community which lead to South Paterson getting the nicknames "Little Istanbul" and "Little Ramallah".<ref>{{cite web |title=Muslims By State |url=https://www.pewforum.org/religious-landscape-study/religious-tradition/muslim/ |access-date=January 25, 2022 |archive-date=January 25, 2022 |archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20220125192549/https://www.pewforum.org/religious-landscape-study/religious-tradition/muslim/ |url-status=live }}</ref>

With the sole exception of Warren County, all counties in the state lie within the combined statistical areas of New York City or Philadelphia; consequently, the state's largest metropolitan area falls within Greater New York.

Reading, Pennsylvania

City in and the county seat of Berks County, Pennsylvania, in the United States.

City in and the county seat of Berks County, Pennsylvania, in the United States.

The 500-block of Court Street in Downtown Reading, with Berks County courthouse on the left
Reading urbanized area (part), 1950
Reading downtown as seen from Penn and 2nd Streets
BARTA bus in downtown Reading
Reading Franklin Street Terminal
Lake Ontelaunee supplies water to Reading.
The Reading Fire Museum
Reading High School
FirstEnergy Stadium, 2006
Reading Public Museum in 2011
Downtown Reading
Reading's Pagoda seen from Skyline Drive
David McMurtrie Gregg (1922) by Augustus Lukeman

The city is part of the Delaware Valley.

Delaware

State in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Maryland to its south and west; Pennsylvania to its north; and New Jersey and the Atlantic Ocean to its east.

State in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Maryland to its south and west; Pennsylvania to its north; and New Jersey and the Atlantic Ocean to its east.

The Twelve-Mile Circle
Map of Delaware
Sunset in Woodbrook, New Castle County, Delaware
The Blackbird Pond on the Blackbird State Forest Meadows Tract in New Castle County, Delaware
A field north of Fox Den Road, along the Lenape Trail in Middle Run Valley Natural Area
Delaware Köppen climate classification is humid subtropical.
Delaware population density map
Picking Peaches in Delaware, from an 1878 issue of Harper's Weekly
Rehoboth Beach is a popular vacation spot during the summer months.
Fort Delaware State Park on Pea Patch Island is a popular spot during the spring and summer. A ferry takes visitors to the fort from nearby Delaware City.
University of Delaware
Delaware's license plate design, introduced in 1959, is the longest-running one in U.S. history.
Delaware Route 1 (DE1) is a partial toll road linking Fenwick Island and Wilmington.
Cape May–Lewes Ferry
Wilmington Station
The Delaware General Assembly meets in the Legislative Hall in Dover.
Joe Biden, the 46th president of the United States and a U.S. senator for Delaware from 1973 to 2009.
NASCAR racing at Dover Motor Speedway
Dover
Newark
Seaford
Wilmington

While the southern two counties have historically been predominantly agricultural, New Castle is more urbanized, being part of the Delaware Valley Metropolitan Statistical Area centered on Philadelphia.

Pennsylvania

U.S. state spanning the Mid-Atlantic, Northeastern, and Appalachian regions of the United States.

U.S. state spanning the Mid-Atlantic, Northeastern, and Appalachian regions of the United States.

William Penn, a Quaker and son of a prominent admiral, founded Pennsylvania in 1681
Shelter House in Emmaus, constructed in 1734 by Pennsylvania German settlers, is believed to be the oldest continuously occupied building structure in the Lehigh Valley and one of the oldest in Pennsylvania.
Independence Hall in Philadelphia, where the United States Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution were drafted and adopted in 1776 and 1787-88, respectively.
The July 1-3, 1863 Battle of Gettysburg in Gettysburg, which was a turning point in the Union Army's ultimate victory in the American Civil War, is depicted in this 1887 Thure de Thulstrup painting. Gettysburg was the Civil War's deadliest battle with 51,118 total casualties.
On November 19, 1863, U.S. President Abraham Lincoln (center, facing camera) arrived in Gettysburg and delivered the Gettysburg Address, considered one of the best-known speeches in American history.
Hazleton coal miners in 1900. Coal mining was a major economic activity in Pennsylvania in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Anti-nuclear protest in Harrisburg following the March 28, 1979 Three Mile Island accident in Londonderry Township, September 1979
The crash site of Flight 93 in Somerset County following the September 11 attacks
South Mountain with Allentown in the foreground, December 2010
Worlds End State Park in Sullivan County, June 2008
Köppen climate types in Pennsylvania
Autumn in North Branch Township in Wyoming County, October 2011
Allentown, the state's third largest city, May 2010
Pennsylvania jurist John Morton (1725–1777) was one of nine Pennsylvanians, the most of any of the Thirteen Colonies, to sign the Declaration of Independence. Other Pennsylvanians to sign the Declaration include George Clymer, Benjamin Franklin, Robert Morris, George Ross, Benjamin Rush, James Smith, George Taylor, and James Wilson.
Pennsylvania's population growth from 1790 to 2000
Pennsylvania's population distribution as of the 2000 census
An Amish family riding in a traditional Amish buggy in Lancaster County, May 2004
Bethlehem Steel in Bethlehem was one of the world's leading steel manufacturers for most of the 19th and 20th century. In 1982, it discontinued most of its operations, declared bankruptcy in 2001, and was dissolved in 2003.
Geo map of average income by location in Pennsylvania. Data shown is from the 2014 American Community Survey five-year estimate.
Wind Creek Bethlehem casino in Bethlehem, March 2014
Pennsylvania's 67 counties
The Pennsylvania State Capitol, built in 1906 in Harrisburg, June 2020
South Philadelphia High School on Broad Street in South Philadelphia, February 2010
Benjamin Franklin statue on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League institution in Philadelphia and one of the top universities in the world, August 2007
Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom's Steel Force and Thunderhawk roller coasters in Allentown. Steel Force is the tenth longest steel rollercoaster in the world.
Road and rail map of Pennsylvania
U.S. Route 220 as it passes through Lamar Township, August 2010
30th Street Station in Philadelphia, Amtrak's third busiest train station in the nation, July 2016
The Pennsylvanian navigating the historic Horseshoe Curve near Altoona, May 2013
Philadelphia International Airport is the busiest airport in Pennsylvania and the 21st busiest overall in the United States
The Philadelphia Eagles are presented with the Vince Lombardi Trophy after winning Super Bowl LII, February 4, 2018
Citizens Bank Park in South Philadelphia, home of the Philadelphia Phillies, May 2009
NASCAR racing at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, September 2006
Beaver Stadium, a 106,572 capacity stadium in University Park, is the home field of the Penn State Nittany Lions.
Geno's Steaks in South Philadelphia is widely credited with inventing the cheesesteak in 1933.
Hershey Chocolate Factory in Hershey, August 1976

Nearly half the population (6.09 million) is concentrated in the southeastern Delaware Valley metropolitan area, centered around Philadelphia, the state's largest and nation's sixth most populous city; another one-third of the state's residents live in Greater Pittsburgh (2.37 million) in the southwest.

Cherry Hill, New Jersey

Township within Camden County, in the U.S. state of New Jersey.

Township within Camden County, in the U.S. state of New Jersey.

The Barclay Farm House, built in 1816 and added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places on January 26, 1978
One Cherry Hill is the tallest office building in Cherry Hill.
Signage for Cherry Hill Parks
Rohrer Campus of Camden County College
I-295 southbound in Cherry Hill

Cherry Hill is situated on the Delaware Valley coastal plain, approximately eight miles (13 kilometers) southeast of Center City, Philadelphia.

The old Gloucester County Courthouse in Woodbury

Gloucester County, New Jersey

County located in the U.S. state of New Jersey.

County located in the U.S. state of New Jersey.

The old Gloucester County Courthouse in Woodbury
Index map of Gloucester County municipalities (click to see index key)

Gloucester County is located south of Philadelphia and northwest of Atlantic City and is part of the Camden, New Jersey metropolitan division of the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington Metropolitan statistical area and the Delaware Valley Combined Statistical Area.

Index map of Camden County Municipalities (click to see index key)

Camden County, New Jersey

County located in the U.S. state of New Jersey.

County located in the U.S. state of New Jersey.

Index map of Camden County Municipalities (click to see index key)

Camden County is part of the Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division of the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD / Delaware Valley Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Arney's Mount as seen from Saylors Pond Road (CR 670)

Burlington County, New Jersey

County in the U.S. state of New Jersey.

County in the U.S. state of New Jersey.

Arney's Mount as seen from Saylors Pond Road (CR 670)
Index map of Burlington County Municipalities (click to see index key)
Garden State Parkway southbound entering Burlington County
View from the roadway of the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge, across the upper Delaware River from Palmyra, New Jersey to Tacony section of Philadelphia with drawbridge signs

Burlington County is located east of the Delaware River and is part of the Philadelphia-Camden-Vineland, PA-NJ-DE-MD Combined Statistical Area, also known as the Delaware Valley.

Chesapeake and Delaware Canal

New Castle County, Delaware

Northernmost of the three counties of the U.S. state of Delaware.

Northernmost of the three counties of the U.S. state of Delaware.

Chesapeake and Delaware Canal
Hindu Temple of Delaware
Wilmington
Newark
Middletown

New Castle County is included in the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The Delaware Memorial Bridge connects Salem County with New Castle County, Delaware

Salem County, New Jersey

Westernmost county in the U.S. state of New Jersey.

Westernmost county in the U.S. state of New Jersey.

The Delaware Memorial Bridge connects Salem County with New Castle County, Delaware
Index map of Salem County municipalities (click to see index key)

The county is part of the Delaware Valley area.