Somerset County , Maryland

Somerset County: County in Maryland, United States

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


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 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 25,616 inhabitants. Its county seat is Princess Anne. The county was created 355 years ago in 1665.


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.

Seal of Somerset County  Maryland seal image
Seal of Somerset County Maryland

The largest city of Somerset County is Crisfield with a population of 2,564. Other cities include, Eden population 823 and Mount Vernon population 779. See all Somerset County cities & populated places.

Seal of Somerset County  Maryland seal image

Somerset County map

Somerset County Quick Facts

Population : 25,616 (2019)
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 : 01:05:33 (1st August 2021)
Density : 16 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -3.33% (2010-2019)

Somerset County has 5 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Somerset County decreased by 3.33% in 9 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

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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, you can see a list of people who born in Somerset County.

Other places with the same name (3)

Somerset County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Princess Anne 3,513 Town in Maryland, United States
Crisfield 2,564 City in Somerset County, Maryland, United States
Eden 823
Mount Vernon 779

Maryland Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Maryland 6,045,680 State of the United States of America
Essex 1,832,752 Census-designated place in Maryland, United States
Montgomery County 1,050,688 County in Maryland, United States
Prince George's County 909,327 County in Maryland, United States
Baltimore County 827,370 County in Maryland, United States
City of Baltimore 621,849 Independent city in Maryland, United States
Baltimore 593,490 Independent city in Maryland, United States
Anne Arundel County 579,234 County in Maryland, United States
Howard County 325,690 County in Maryland, United States
Frederick County 259,547 County in Maryland, United States
Harford County 255,441 County in Maryland, United States
Carroll County 168,447 County in New Hampshire, United States
Charles County 163,257 County in Maryland, United States
Washington County 151,049 County in Maryland, United States
Redland 147,010 Unincorporated area in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States
Saint Mary's County 113,510 County in Maryland, United States

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