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Dorchester County, Maryland

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Dorchester County is named for the Earl of Dorset. Dorset was a family friend of the Calverts. Like Talbot County the exact origin is not known, but it is documented as being in existence in 1669.

Founded: 1669
County Seat: Cambridge
Website: www.docogonet.com

Total Area: 983 Square Miles
Land: 558 Square Miles
Water: 425 Square Miles

2010 Population: 32,618. The 2000 Population was 30,674

Incorporated Towns – Year of Incorporation
Brookville – 1953
Cambridge – 1793
Church Creek – 1867
East New Market – 1832
Eldorado – 1947
Galestown – 1951
Hurlock – 1892
Secretary – 1900
Vienna – 1833