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Kent County, Maryland

Quick Facts:

Kent County was named for the English County of Kent in 1642. At the time it was the second county in Maryland with the entire Eastern Shore as part of the county.

Founded: 1642
County Seat: Chestertown
Website: www.kentcounty.com

Total Area: 414 Square Miles
Land: 279 Square Miles
Water: 135 Square Miles

2010 Population: 20,197. The 2000 Population was 19,842

Incorporated Towns – Year of Incorporation
Betterton – 1906
Chestertown -1805
Galena – 1858
*Millington – 1890
Rock Hall – 1908

* Part of the town is in Queen Anne’s County