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COUNTY INFORMATION
Established: 1683
Area: 586 Square Miles
2010 Census: 162,310
County Seat: Dover


1874 Kent County Courthouse


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CITIES, TOWNS AND CENSUS DESIGNATED PLACES

Cities: Dover, Harrington and Milford.

Towns: Bowers, Camden, Cheswold, Clayton, Farmington, Felton, Frederica, Hartly, Houston, Kenton, Leipsic, Little Creek, Magnolia, Smyrna, Viola, Woodside and Wyoming. 

Census Designated Places: Dover Air Force Base, Highland Acres, Kent Acres, Rising Sun - Lebanon, Riverview, Rodney Village and Woodside East.


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DECEMBER 2017
BIOS: Sheridan Parker Manship
OBITS: Mrs. Thomas Heather, Ernest A. Helms, Edward Harnish, John Hendricks, Mrs. George W. Hardesty, Betsey Horn
NEWS-COMMUNITY: 1904-Social Gathering, Temperance Meeting

NOVEMBER 2017
BIOS: Nicholas Ridgely
OBITS: Children of George P. Fisher, Esq., Leonhard C. Fabig, Sr., Charles Fouracre
PEOPLE: Jacob Stout, Aunty Turner, Emma Taylor
NEWS-ILLNESS: James D. Vongoore, Harry Davis, Nellie Coker
REAL ESTATE: Philip D. Marvel, Daniel Colwell, Oswald Farm

OCTOBER 2017
OBITS: Ann Storks, David Smith, James W. Smith, Catharine and Josephine Steel, Joseph Sabedra, Harry Shutts
OBITS: Mrs. N. B. Smithers - submitted by Robin Line
NEWS-POLITICAL: 1867-Kent County Officers - submitted by Robin Line
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SURROUNDING COUNTIES

New Castle County, DE - north        Salem County, NJ - northeast¹

Cumberland County, NJ - east¹        Cape May County, NJ - east¹

Sussex County, DE - south        Caroline County, MD - southwest

Queen Anne's County, MD - west          Kent County, MD - west  

¹Across Delaware bay, not a landed border

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