Dorchester County , Maryland

Dorchester County: County in Maryland, United States

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

About

Dorchester County is a county located in the U.S. state of Maryland. As of the 2010 census, the population was 32,618 and a population density of 13 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 31,853 inhabitants. Its county seat is Cambridge. The county was created 353 years ago in 1667.

Dorchester County Courthouse image
Dorchester County Courthouse
Dorchester County Courthouse image

Geography

Dorchester County is located at 38°25'21"N 76°4'60"W (38.4226100, -76.0833200). It has 6 neighbors: Sussex County, Calvert County, Saint Mary s County, Somerset County, Talbot County and Wicomico County.

Dorchester County map

The largest city of Dorchester County is Cambridge with a population of 12,213. Other cities include and Church Creek population 120. See all Dorchester County cities & populated places.

Dorchester County Quick Facts

Population : 31,853 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Maryland (United States)
Different from : Dorchester County
Area : 2546 km2
Water as percent of area : 45%
Land as percent of area : 55%
Named for : Edward Sackville, 4th Earl of Dorset
Capital : Cambridge
Establishment : January 01, 1668
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 05:05:02 (28th October 2021)
Density : 13 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.4% (2010-2020)

Dorchester County has 6 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Dorchester County decreased by 2.4% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 32,618 - census
2011 32,699 0.25% estimation process
2012 32,476 -0.69% estimation process
2013 32,555 0.24% estimation process
2014 32,492 -0.19% estimation process
2015 32,419 -0.23% estimation process
2016 32,276 -0.44% estimation process
2017 32,105 -0.53% estimation process
2018 31,960 -0.45% estimation process
2019 31,929 -0.1% estimation process
2020 31,853 -0.24% estimation process

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People born in Dorchester County (14)

People born in Dorchester County, including African-abolitionist and humanitarian Harriet Tubman, Politician, eighth Governor of Maryland, member of US Senate. 1750-1798 John Henry, politician Henry Lloyd, you can see a list of people who born in Dorchester County.

Other places with the same name (2)

Dorchester County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Cambridge 12,213 City in Dorchester County, Maryland, United States
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

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 Independent city in Maryland, United States
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 Unincorporated area in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States
Saint Mary's County 114,687 County in Maryland, United States
Wicomico County 103,990 County in Maryland, United States