Dorchester County, Maryland

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Dorchester County is a county in the U.S. state of Maryland. As of the 2010 census, the county's population was 32,618.[1] Its county seat is Cambridge.[2] The county was formed in 1669 and named for the Earl of Dorset, a family friend of the Calverts (the founding family of the Maryland colony).[3]

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  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 1, 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.
  3. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 108.