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Cecil County

Cecil County is located in the northeastern corner of Maryland, midway between Baltimore and Philadelphia. It is the only Maryland county which is part of the Wilmington, Delaware / New Jersey / Maryland primary metropolitan area.

The county is steeped in American history dating to 1608 when Captain John Smith first visited the county. The Chesapeake and Delaware Canal was built from 1801-1829. Today, about 60 percent of the county is farmland. Its major industrial centers´┐ŻElkton, North East, and Perryville´┐Żare located along or near I-95. The I-95/Route 40 corridor is the principal link along the U.S. east coast.
    Land Area
  • 348.13 square miles
  • Sea level to 535'
  • Annual Rainfall: 45.33"
  • Annual Snowfall: 18.2"
  • Summer Avg Temp: 74.1º
  • Winter Avg Temp: 34º
    Population Estimates
  • 1995 - 71,347
  • 2000 - 85,951

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