DORCHESTER COUNTY, MARYLAND

MUNICIPALITIES

Dorchester County has nine municipalities: Brookview, Cambridge, Church Creek, East New Market, Eldorado, Galestown, Hurlock, Secretary, and Vienna. The oldest of these is Cambridge, the county seat, formed in 1793. Thereafter, East New Market incorporated in 1832, followed by Vienna in 1833, Church Creek in 1867, Hurlock in 1892, Secretary in 1900, Eldorado in 1947, Galestown in 1951, and Brookview in 1953.


BROOKVIEW

Incorporated 1953 (Chapter 704, Acts of 1953)
Population (1990 census): 64


CAMBRIDGE

Incorporated 1793 (Chapter 66, Acts of 1793)
Population (1990 census): 11,514


CHURCH CREEK

Incorporated 1867 (Chapter 53, Acts of 1867)
Population (1990 census): 113


EAST NEW MARKET

Incorporated 1832 (Chapter 167, Acts of 1832)
Population (1990 census): 153


ELDORADO

Incorporated 1947 (Chapter 313, Acts of 1947)
Population (1990 census): 49


GALESTOWN

Incorporated 1951 (Chapter 92, Acts of 1951)
Population (1990 census): 123


HURLOCK

Incorporated 1892 (Chapter 249, Acts of 1892)
Population (1990 census): 1,706


SECRETARY

Incorporated 1900 (Chapter 555, Acts of 1900)
Population (1990 census): 528


VIENNA

Incorporated 1833 (Chapter 216, Acts of 1833)
Population (1990 census): 264

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