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Worcester County, Maryland

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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
Named forFamily of Marquess of Worcester
SeatSnow Hill
Largest communityOcean Pines
 • Total695 sq mi (1,800 km2)
 • Land468 sq mi (1,210 km2)
 • Water227 sq mi (590 km2)  33%
 • Total52,460
 • Density75/sq mi (29/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district1st

Worcester County /ˈwʊərstər/ is the easternmost county of the U.S. state of Maryland. As of the 2020 census, the population was 52,460.[1] Its county seat is Snow Hill.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "QuickFacts: Worcester County, Maryland". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 3, 2024.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved June 7, 2011.