KENT COUNTY, MARYLAND

MUNICIPALITIES

Kent County has five municipalities: Betterton, Chestertown, Galena, Millington, and Rock Hall. Of these, Chestertown, the county seat, is the oldest, incorporated in 1805. Later, Galena formed its own government in 1858, as did Millington in 1890, Betterton in 1906, and Rock Hall in 1908.


BETTERTON

Incorporated 1906 (Chapter 227, Acts of 1906)
Population (1990 census): 360


CHESTERTOWN

Incorporated 1805 (Chapter 101, Acts of 1805)
Population (1990 census): 4,005


GALENA
(formerly Georgetown Cross Roads)

Incorporated 1858 (Chapter 373, Acts of 1858)
Population (1990 census): 342


MILLINGTON

Kent & Queen Anne's Counties
Incorporated 1890 (Chapter 386, Acts of 1890)
Population (1990 census): 409


ROCK HALL

Incorporated 1908 (Chapter 171, Acts of 1908)
Population (1990 census): 1,584

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