EDUCATION LINKS:

Soil Quality

Delmarva Poultry Industry Inc.

Hay and Forage

Private Landowner Network

Federal Income Tax Treatment of Soil and Water

Conservation Expenditures 

Cecil County Facts

  • Area: 359.6 square miles

  • Farmland: Estimated area in farms: 70 percent as of January 2005

  • Elevations: highest- 535 feet (on US 222 south of Rock Springs)

  • Shoreline: 200 miles of shoreline

  • 2004 Population: 95,526 (246.9 persons/ square mile)

  • Annual Precipitation: 48 inches (13.8 inches of snowfall)

  • Average Frost-free Days: 191 (USDA plant hardiness zones 6B and 7A)

  • Wetlands: Approximately 9,000 acres in wetlands (1996 estimate)

  • Forested Area: 88,067 (1996 figure)

  • Maryland Agricultural Statistics 

Cecil Soil Conservation District

105 Chesapeake Blvd., Suite B-3

Elkton, Maryland 21921

Phone: 410-398-4411, ext. 3

Open Weekdays 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

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