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Time Zone: Talbot County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Easton is the Seat for Talbot County.

Talbot County was founded in 1662 and was created by taking area from KentCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Talbot had a population of 36,262 people. This is an increase of 7.25% since the last Census (which gave a population of 33,812 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Talbot represented 0.64% of the total population of Maryland, making it the state's 18th most populous county (out of 24 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201037,782+11.74%+4.19% since 2009
200936,262+7.25%+0.42% since 2008
200836,112+6.8%+0.1% since 2007
200033,812The Last Census

More information can be found on the Talbot County Census Page for Talbot County.


Below are some of the communities located in Talbot County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Talbot County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Easton   14,82911,70826.66% increase  
Trappe   1,1431,1460.26% decrease  
Saint Michaels   1,0551,19311.57% decrease  
Oxford   6997719.34% decrease  

Websites for Talbot County

Official Website:   www.co.talbot.md.us/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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