Most of the land is rural, and there are only a few large population centers.Many dialect studies show that Delmarva residents have a variation of Southern American English which is particularly prevalent in rural areas.The culture on Delmarva is starkly different from the rest of the Mid-Atlantic region and is much like that of the Southern United States.
Another point of access is Lewes, Delaware, reachable by the Cape May–Lewes Ferry from Cape May, New Jersey.
The legislation to be signed Friday also expands the definition of misdemeanor crime of domestic violence to include substantive dating relationships and people who are or were cohabitating.
Jack Markell is signing legislation that clarifies how and when authorities can confiscate firearms from and prohibit the purchase of guns by people accused or convicted of domestic violence.
The border between Maryland and Delaware, which resulted from the 80-year-long Penn–Calvert Boundary Dispute, consists of the east-west Transpeninsular Line and the perpendicular north-south portion of the Mason–Dixon line extending north to just beyond its tangental intersection with the Twelve-Mile Circle which forms Delaware's border with Pennsylvania.
The border between Maryland and Virginia on the peninsula follows the Pocomoke River from the Chesapeake to a series of straight surveyed lines connecting the Pocomoke to the Atlantic Ocean.
The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel currently has a .00 (US) toll for single private vehicles (.00 for return within 24 hours) and is patrolled by the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel Police Department.