Cambridge, Dorchester County, Maryland

Cambridge: City in Dorchester County, Maryland, United States


Cambridge is a city located in the county of Dorchester in the U.S. state of Maryland. Its population at the 2010 census was 12,326 and a population density of 368 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 12,213 inhabitants.

The city was created 230 years ago in 1792.

Quick Facts about Cambridge

Population : 12,213 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Maryland (United States)
County : Dorchester County
Postal code : 21613
Phone Area Codes : 410
Area : 33.52 km2
Altitude : 20 feet / 6 meters
Capital city : Cambridge is capital of Dorchester County
Establishment : January 01, 1793 (230 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 08:59:28 (6th June 2023)
Density : 364 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.93% (2010-2020)
Cambridge locator map
Location of Cambridge on Maryland map.
Cambridge Municipal Building image
Cambridge Municipal Building
Cambridge Municipal Building image


Cambridge is located at 38°33'47"N 76°4'44"W (38.5631700, -76.0788300).

Cambridge map


According to census records, the population of Cambridge decreased by 0.93% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 12,326 - census
2011 12,572 1.96% estimation process
2012 12,484 -0.7% estimation process
2013 12,553 0.55% estimation process
2014 12,524 -0.23% estimation process
2015 12,493 -0.25% estimation process
2016 12,413 -0.64% estimation process
2017 12,359 -0.44% estimation process
2018 12,284 -0.61% estimation process
2019 12,260 -0.2% estimation process
2020 12,213 -0.38% estimation process

Cambridge zip code is 21613. County name: Dorchester, County fips: 24019

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People born in Cambridge (19)

People born in Cambridge, including writer John Barth, former President of Liberia Stephen Allen Benson, politician William Vans Murray, .


  • William Henry Hooper (United States Territorial Delegate from Utah) he was born in 25/12/1813
  • Brice Worthington Goldsborough II (American civil servant) he was born in 17/08/1902
  • Charles Wilson Dyson (officer) he was born in 02/01/1861
  • George L. P. Radcliffe (American politician) he was born in 22/08/1877
  • Raymond Chester (American football player) he was born in 28/06/1948
  • Sheriff Robinson (American baseball player and coach) he was born in 08/09/1921
  • Shirley Brannock Jones (United States federal judge) she was born in 29/06/1925
  • T. L. Bayne (American football player and coach, baseball coach (1865-1934)) he was born in 25/07/1865
  • Troy Brohawn (American baseball player) he was born in 14/01/1973
  • Jake Flowers (American baseball player) he was born in 16/03/1902
  • Darnell Clash (American-football player (1962-)) he was born in 18/06/1962
  • Dick Doyle (American-football player (1930-2003)) he was born in 26/03/1930
  • George Ernest Barnett (American economist) he was born in 03/03/1873
  • Alexander Hamilton Bayly (American surgeon) he was born in 03/03/1814
  • Mary Ellen Soles (American art historian) she was born in 02/08/1948
  • Isaac Nevett Steele (American diplomat) he was born in 25/04/1809

Schools in Cambridge

College & universities near Cambridge, MD

Code Name City ZIP
162168 Chesapeake College Wye Mills (MD) 21679-0008

Stations (19)

Amtrak & bus stations near Cambridge, MD

Code Name Address Type
CDE Cambridge, Maryland 100 Heron Boulevard BUS
ESN Easton Airport, Maryland 29137 Newman Road BUS
SLY Salisbury, Maryland 350 Cypress St. BUS
KNT Kent Island, MD 3206 Main Street BUS
SLS Salisbury (BayRunner Shuttle), Maryland 547E Riverside Drive BUS

Post offices near Cambridge

Post Office Name City ZIP
Cambridg Post Office Cambridge (MD) 21613

Other places with the same name (15)

Other cities in Dorchester County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Dorchester County , MD.

City Name Population Title
Hurlock 2,007 Town of the United States
Secretary 496 Town in Maryland, USA
East New Market 374 Town of the United States
Vienna 264 Town in Maryland, US
Galestown 135 Town of the United States
Church Creek 120 Natural watercourse in Kent County, Maryland, United States of America
Brookview 58 Town of the United States
Eldorado 57 Town in Dorchester County, Maryland, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Cambridge distances to largest Maryland cities