Cecil County, Maryland

Cecil County: County in Maryland, United States


Cecil County is a county located in the U.S. state of Maryland. As of the 2010 census, the population was 101,108 and a population density of 93 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 103,419 inhabitants. Its county seat is Elkton. The county was created 350 years ago in 1673.

Cecil County locator map
Location of Cecil County on Maryland map.

Quick Facts about Cecil County

Population : 103,419 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Maryland (United States)
Area : 1082 km2
Water as percent of area : 17%
Land as percent of area : 83%
Named for : Cecil Calvert, 2nd Baron Baltimore
Altitude : 79 feet / 24 meters
Capital : Elkton
Establishment : January 01, 1674
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 17:17:23 (22nd July 2024)
Density : 96 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.23% (2010-2020)
The Armory  Elkton  Md '75030' image
The Armory Elkton Md '75030'
The Armory  Elkton  Md '75030' image


Cecil County is located at 39°33'45"N 75°56'53"W (39.5624200, -75.9481100). It has 5 neighbors: New Castle County, Harford County, Kent County, Chester County and Lancaster County.

Cecil County map

Cecil County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Cecil County.

City Name Population Title
Elkton 15,665 Town in northeast Maryland, United States
Perryville 4,449 Town of the United States
North East 3,609 Town of the United States
Charlestown 1,198 Town in Cecil County, Maryland
Port Deposit 766 Town in Cecil County, Maryland, United States
Chesapeake City 695 Town in Maryland, United States
Cecilton 674 Town of the United States

Cecil County has 5 neighbours.


The population of Cecil County increased by 2.23% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 101,108 - census
2011 101,567 0.45% estimation process
2012 101,753 0.18% estimation process
2013 101,887 0.13% estimation process
2014 102,195 0.3% estimation process
2015 102,382 0.18% estimation process
2016 102,487 0.1% estimation process
2017 102,394 -0.09% estimation process
2018 102,644 0.24% estimation process
2019 102,855 0.21% estimation process
2020 103,419 0.55% estimation process

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People born in Cecil County (29)

People born in Cecil County, including astronomer Margaret Mayall, lawyer, judge, Supreme Court justice, and politician David Davis, politician Thomas Veazey, .


Maryland Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Essex 1,832,752 Census-designated place in Maryland, United States
Montgomery County 1,051,816 County in Maryland, United States
Prince George's County 909,612 County in Maryland, United States
Baltimore County 826,017 County in Maryland, United States
City of Baltimore 621,849 Independent city in Maryland, United States
Baltimore 586,131 The thirty-first most populous city in the United States and the center of the Baltimore metropolitan area.
Anne Arundel County 582,777 County in Maryland, United States
Howard County 328,200 County in Maryland, United States
Frederick County 265,161 County in Maryland, United States
Harford County 256,805 County in Maryland, United States
Carroll County 169,092 County in New Hampshire, United States
Charles County 164,436 County in Maryland, United States
Washington County 151,146 County in Maryland, United States
Redland 147,010 A census-designated place in Prince George's County, Maryland.
Saint Mary's County 114,687 County in Maryland, United States
Wicomico County 103,990 County in Maryland, United States