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Cecil County, Maryland

Quick Facts:

The County was named for Cæcilius Calvert, 2nd Lord Baltimore and founder of Maryland, when it was created from portions of Kent and Baltimore County in 1674.

Founded: 1674
County Seat: Elkton
Website: www.ccgov.org

Total Area: 418 Square Miles
Land: 348 Square Miles
Water: 181 Square Miles

2010 Population: 101,108. The 2000 Population was 85,951

Incorporated Towns – Year of Incorporation
Cecilton – 1864
*Charlestown – 1742
Chesapeake City – 1849
*Elkton – 1787
*North East – 1849
*Perryville – 1882
*Port Deposit – 1824
*Rising Sun – 1860

* Not located South of the C&D Canal

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