CECIL COUNTY, MARYLAND

MUNICIPALITIES

Cecil County has eight incorporated towns: Cecilton, Charlestown, Chesapeake City, Elkton, North East, Perryville, Port Deposit, and Rising Sun. Charlestown was the first to incorporate in 1742, followed by Elkton (1787), Port Deposit (1824), Chesapeake City (1849), North East (1849), Rising Sun (1860), Cecilton (1864), and Perryville (1882).


CECILTON

Incorporated 1864 (Chapter 353, Acts of 1864)
Population (1990 census): 489


CHARLESTOWN

Incorporated 1742 (Chapter 23, Acts of 1742)
Population (1990 census): 578


CHESAPEAKE CITY

Incorporated 1849 (Chapter 271, Acts of 1849)
Population (1990 census): 735


[color photograph of Town of Elkton seal]

ELKTON

Incorporated 1787 (Chapter 31, Acts of 1787)
Population (1990 census): 9,073


NORTH EAST

Incorporated 1849 (Chapter 339, Acts of 1849)
Population (1990 census): 1,913


PERRYVILLE

Incorporated 1882 (Chapter 212, Acts of 1882)
Population (1990 census): 2,456


PORT DEPOSIT

(formerly Creswell's Ferry)
Incorporated 1824 (Chapter 33, Acts of 1824)
Population (1990 census): 685


RISING SUN

Incorporated 1860 (Chapter 383, Acts of 1860)
Population (1990 census): 1,263

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