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Kent County, Delaware

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Kent County, Delaware
The county was named after the English County of Kent by William Penn after he was given the charter of the Delaware colony along with the Colony that would become Pennsylvania.

County Seat: Dover
Founded: 1683
Website: www.co.kent.de.us

Total Area: 800 Square Miles
Land: 590 Square Miles
Water: 210 Square Miles

2010 Population: 162,310. The 2000 Population was 126,697

Incorporated Towns – Year of Incorporation
Bowers
Camden – 1852
Cheswold
Clayton – 1887
Dover – 1717
Farmington – 1909
Felton – 1861
Frederica – 1865
Harrington
Hartly
Houston
Kenton
Leipsic
Little Creek
Magnolia
Milford – 1807
Smyrna –
Viola –
Woodside –
Wyoming – 1869