Worton, Maryland

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Worton, Maryland
Worton is located in Maryland
Worton is located in the United States
Coordinates: 39°16′28″N 76°05′32″W / 39.27444°N 76.09222°W / 39.27444; -76.09222Coordinates: 39°16′28″N 76°05′32″W / 39.27444°N 76.09222°W / 39.27444; -76.09222
Country United States
State Maryland
County Kent
 • Total0.94 sq mi (2.44 km2)
 • Land0.92 sq mi (2.38 km2)
 • Water0.02 sq mi (0.06 km2)
72 ft (22 m)
 • Total249
 • Density271/sq mi (104.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)410, 443, and 667
GNIS feature ID591611[1]
FIPS code24-87000

Worton is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Kent County, Maryland, United States.[1] As of the 2010 census it had a population of 249.[2]

The Christ Church, Graveyard and Sexton's House complex was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[3]


Worton is located along Maryland Route 297 at the crossing of the Maryland and Delaware Railroad 4 miles (6 km) north of Chestertown, the Kent county seat. It is bordered to the north by Butlertown. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Worton CDP has an area of 0.93 square miles (2.4 km2), of which 0.02 square miles (0.06 km2), or 2.48%, are water.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Worton". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001), Worton CDP, Maryland". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved March 14, 2019.
  3. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.