Worcester County, Maryland

county in Maryland, United States

Worcester County /ˈwʊərstər/ is the easternmost county of the U.S. state of Maryland. As of the 2010 census, the population was 51,454.[1] Its county seat is Snow Hill.[2]

Worcester County
George Washington Purnell House
Flag of Worcester County
Official seal of Worcester County
Map of Maryland highlighting Worcester County
Location within the U.S. state of Maryland
Map of the United States highlighting Maryland
Maryland's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 38°14′N 75°17′W / 38.23°N 75.28°W / 38.23; -75.28
Country United States
State Maryland
Founded1742
Named forFamily of Marquess of Worcester
SeatSnow Hill
Largest communityOcean Pines
Area
 • Total695 sq mi (1,800 km2)
 • Land468 sq mi (1,210 km2)
 • Water227 sq mi (590 km2)  33%%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total51,454
 • Estimate 
(2019)
52,276
 • Density74/sq mi (29/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district1st
Websitewww.co.worcester.md.us

ReferencesEdit

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 22, 2011. Retrieved August 24, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved June 7, 2011.