Wilmington, Delaware: Highest Point in Delaware

The "Ebright Azimuth" is only 447 feet above sea level, and it's right next to a sidewalk along a suburban street; in fact, the sidewalk has been cut around the disk that marks the spot.

Address:
Ebright Rd, Wilmington, DE
Directions:
I-95 exit 11 in Delaware (northbound) or exit 6 in Pennsylvania (southbound); they're the same exit. Drive west on Hwy 92 for four miles. Turn right at the stoplight onto Ebright Rd. Drive north a half-mile. You'll see a fire tower on the left, then you'll come to a stop sign. Just past the stop sign, on the left, is the high point marker.
Admission:
Free
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Survey marker is in a sidewalk notch.

Highest Point in Delaware

Next to the Highest Point in Delaware, there is a bench to rest on after the climb!

[Andrew, 03/04/2020]

Summit marker.

Highest Point in Delaware

It was quite a climb but I made it to the highest point in Delaware last week! The historical marker in the photo is about 50 feet north of the actual survey mark. I believe the fence in the background is in Pennsylvania so, even though Delaware's highest point isn't very high visitors can still see two states.

[Joe Schumacher, 04/30/2016]

Once you summit Delaware's 447 ft. high point, it's hard to enjoy the lower altitude parts of the state. The "Ebright Azimuth" is along a suburban street; the sidewalk is cut around the disk that marks the spot. There's a historical marker and a bench for sitting. Easily the easiest-to-visit U.S. state High Point.


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