KENT COUNTY, MARYLAND

  • Cooling Centers

    [County Seal, Kent County, Maryland] Origin: Kent was first mentioned as a county in 1642, when the Governor and Council appointed commissioners for the Isle and County of Kent. The County was named for the county of the same name bordering the English Channel in the southeast of England.

    Boundaries: Bounded north by Cecil County; east by Delware; south by Queen Anne's County; west by Chesapeake Bay.
    County Code
    County Seat: Chestertown, MD 21620
    Form of Government: Code Home Rule since 1970
    Population: 1990 census: 17,842; 2000 census: 19,197; 2010 census: 20,197


    Budget

    Election Returns

    Executive Branch

    Historical Chronology

    Judicial Branch

    Legislative Branch

    Municipalities

    Organizational Chart

    Records

    Reports

    U.S. Government Agencies


    [photo, Kent County Courthouse, 103 Cross St., Chestertown, Maryland]

    Kent County Courthouse, 103 Cross St., Chestertown, Maryland, October 2006. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


    websites:
    Chesapeake College: www.chesapeake.edu/
    Chestertown: http://townofchestertown.com/
    Circuit Court: www.mdcourts.gov/clerks/kent/index.html
    County Commissioners: www.kentcounty.com/commissioners
    County Government: www.kentcounty.com/government
    County Government Directory: www.kentcounty.com/department-directory
    Detention Center: www.kentcounty.com/kcdc
    District Court: www.mdcourts.gov/district/directories/courtmap.html#KENT
    Economic Development Office: www.kentcounty.com/economic-development
    Elections Board: www.kentcountyelections.org/
    Emergency Services, Office of: www.kentcounty.com/oes
    Environmental Operations: www.kentcounty.com/environmental
    Ethics Commission: www.kentcounty.com/committees/ethics
    Finance Office: www.kentcounty.com/finance
    Health Dept.: http://kenthd.org/
    Historic Preservation Commission: www.kentcounty.com/committees/histpres
    Human Resources: www.kentcounty.com/human-resources
    Job Service: www.dllr.state.md.us/county/kent/
    Kent County: www.kentcounty.com/
    Library: www.kent.lib.md.us/
    Parks & Recreation Dept.: http://kentparksandrec.org/
    Planning, Housing, & Zoning Dept.: www.kentcounty.com/planning/
    Public Schools: www.kent.k12.md.us/
    Public Works Dept.: www.kentcounty.com/pubworks
    Register of Wills: http://registers.maryland.gov/main/kent.html
    Roads Division: www.kentcounty.com/roads
    Sheriff's Office: www.sheriff.kentcounty.com/index.php
    Social Services Dept.: http://dhr.maryland.gov/local-offices/kent-county/
    State's Attorney: www.sao.kentcounty.com/
    Tourism Development Office: www.kentcounty.com/tourism
    Water & Wastewater Services Dept.: www.kentcounty.com/water
    Zoning Appeals, Board of: www.kentcounty.com/committees/zoningapp

    Maryland Constitutional Offices & Agencies
    Maryland Departments
    Maryland Independent Agencies
    Maryland Executive Commissions, Committees, Task Forces, & Advisory Boards
    Maryland Universities & Colleges
    Maryland Counties
    Maryland Municipalities
    Maryland at a Glance


    Maryland Manual On-Line

    Search the Manual
    e-mail: mdmanual@mdarchives.state.md.us


    This information resource of the Maryland State Archives is presented here for fair use in the public domain. When this material is used, in whole or in part, proper citation and credit must be attributed to the Maryland State Archives. PLEASE NOTE: Rights assessment for associated source material is the responsibility of the user.


    Tell Us What You Think About the Maryland State Archives Website!


    [ Archives' Home Page  ||  All About Maryland  ||  Maryland Manual On-Line  ||  Reference & Research
    ||  Search the Archives   ||  Education & Outreach  ||  Archives of Maryland Online ]

    Governor     General Assembly    Judiciary     Maryland.Gov

    Copyright September 09, 2016 Maryland State Archives