Fun Fact: Did You Know that 1/3 of Worcester County is Water and is the 3rd Largest County in MD By Area

Question: Did You Know that 1/3 of Worcester County is water and is the third largest county in Maryland by total area?

It’s true! According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 695 square miles (1,800 km2), of which 468 square miles (1,210 km2) is land and 227 square miles (590 km2) (33%) is water. It is the third-largest county in Maryland by total area. The terrain is mostly level and coastal. The lowest elevation is sea level along the Atlantic Ocean and the highest elevation is 49 ft (15 m) in the northwestern part of the county along State Route 12 just south of the Wicomico County line.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

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