Chestertown Kent County, Maryland

Chestertown: Town in Maryland, United States


Chestertown is a town located in the county of Kent in the U.S. state of Maryland. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,252 and a population density of 698 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 5,001 inhabitants.

The town was created 315 years ago in 1705.

Chestertown Quick Facts

Population : 5,001 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Maryland (United States)
County : Kent County
Postal code : 21620
Area : 7.52 km2
Altitude : 20 feet / 6 meters
Capital city : Chestertown is capital of Kent County
Establishment : January 01, 1706 (315 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 11:42:33 (8th December 2021)
Density : 665 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.02% (2010-2020)
Weather : 39℉ Light Snow Likely 7-days weather
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Location of Chestertown on Maryland map.
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Chestertown is located at 39°12'32"N 76°3'60"W (39.2090000, -76.0666100).

Chestertown map


Chestertown forecast: Snow likely before 2pm, then rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible. more


According to census records, the population of Chestertown decreased by 5.02% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,252 - census
2011 5,415 3.01% estimation process
2012 5,234 -3.46% estimation process
2013 5,191 -0.83% estimation process
2014 5,156 -0.68% estimation process
2015 5,127 -0.57% estimation process
2016 5,118 -0.18% estimation process
2017 5,071 -0.93% estimation process
2018 5,063 -0.16% estimation process
2019 5,051 -0.24% estimation process
2020 5,001 -1% estimation process

Chestertown zip code is 21620. County name: Kent, County fips: 24029

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Local Places in Chestertown

People born in Chestertown (22)

People born in Chestertown, including politician John W. Crisfield, politician George Vickers, politician James Lloyd, you can see a list of people who born in Chestertown.

Schools in Chestertown

College & universities near Chestertown, MD

Code Name City ZIP
164216 Washington College Chestertown (MD) 21620-1438

Stations (35)

Amtrak & bus stations near Chestertown, MD

Code Name Address Type
KNT Kent Island, MD 3206 Main Street BUS
ABE Aberdeen 18 East Bel Air Ave. RAIL
ESN Easton Airport, Maryland 29137 Newman Road BUS
DVR Dover, Delaware 716 South Governors Ave BUS
BAL Pennsylvania Station 1515 North Charles Street RAIL

Post offices near Chestertown

Post Office Name City ZIP
Chestertown Post Office Chestertown (MD) 21620

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Kent County

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

City Name Population Title
Rock Hall 1,303 Town of the United States
Millington 595 Town in the U.
Galena 574 Town in Maryland
Betterton 311 Town of the United States

Distance to Other Cities

Chestertown distances to largest Maryland cities