Dorchester County, Maryland (Fanning's, 1853)

Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 106.
DORCHESTER COUNTY, situated toward the southeasterly part of Maryland, with Chesapeak bay on the west. Area 640 square miles. Face of the country level and marshy; soil sandy and of middling quality. Seat of justice; Cambrdige. Pop. in 1810, 18,109; in 1820, 17,700; in 1830, 18,683; in 1840, 18,843; in 1850, 18,877.
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