Somerset County, Maryland

Somerset County: County in Maryland, United States


Somerset County is a county located in the U.S. state of Maryland. As of the 2010 census, the population was 26,470 and a population density of 17 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 25,453 inhabitants. Its county seat is Princess Anne. The county was created 358 years ago in 1665.

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

Quick Facts about Somerset County

Population : 25,453 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Maryland (United States)
Different from : Somerset County, Somerset County, Somerset County
Area : 1582 km2
Water as percent of area : 48%
Land as percent of area : 52%
Named for : Mary, Lady Somerset
Capital : Princess Anne
Establishment : January 01, 1666
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 08:52:30 (20th May 2024)
Density : 16 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4% (2010-2020)
Seal of Somerset County  Maryland seal image
Seal of Somerset County Maryland
Seal of Somerset County  Maryland seal image


Somerset County is located at 38°4'48"N 75°51'12"W (38.0800700, -75.8534700). It has 5 neighbors: Dorchester County, Saint Mary s County, Wicomico County, Worcester County and Accomack County.

Somerset County map

The largest city of Somerset County is Crisfield with a population of 2,534. . See all Somerset County cities & populated places.

Somerset County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Princess Anne 3,492 Town in Maryland, United States
Crisfield 2,534 City in Somerset County, Maryland, United States

Somerset County has 5 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Somerset County decreased by 4% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 26,470 - census
2011 26,261 -0.8% estimation process
2012 26,039 -0.85% estimation process
2013 25,959 -0.31% estimation process
2014 25,571 -1.52% estimation process
2015 25,687 0.45% estimation process
2016 25,839 0.59% estimation process
2017 25,896 0.22% estimation process
2018 25,606 -1.13% estimation process
2019 25,616 0.04% estimation process
2020 25,453 -0.64% estimation process

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People born in Somerset County (14)

People born in Somerset County, including Justice on the US Supreme Court Samuel Chase, politician Isaac Dashiell Jones, politician Levin Winder, .


Other places with the same name (4)

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