Welcome to Kent County
A scenic peninsula, on Maryland’s Upper Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay, the County of Kent is less than a two-hour drive from Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Annapolis and Northern Virginia.
Historic Allure
Kent County was founded in 1642 and became established as a hub for trade in the Chesapeake Bay region, eventually becoming a major contributor towards American efforts in the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812. The county currently has several buildings in the National Register of Historic Places.
Proud Heritage
Kent County’s cultural heritage has been a major influence for attractions, popular events such as the Tea Party Festival, and a prospering arts community. Check out our upcoming events.
Life on the Chesapeake
Kent County is in essence life on the Chesapeake Bay, with over 20 marinas and public launching ramps, it has become a major hotspot for recreational boating and fishing.
Economic Diversity
Kent County is host to a diverse economy primarily in agricultural, fishing and seafood, and manufacturing operation and is encouraging the development of new clean industrial and agriculture business. Learn more.
Where to Eat in Kent County, Maryland
Where to Stay in Kent County, Maryland
Things to do in Kent County, Maryland

Kent County Government - Water and Waste Water Services




709 Morgnec Road, Suite 201
Chestertown, MD 21620
Ph: 410-778-3287
Fax: 410 - 778-7487
e-mail: watergenmb@kentgov.org

Billing/Property Transfers

For billing questions or property transfers please contact the Office of Finance, 410-778-7478.
Send all payments to the Office of Finance.



Mission/Purpose Statement

Goal A: Provide adequate public water and fire supply to the users of our systems
at a reasonable cost.

Goal B: Ensure existing wastewater treatment facilities are maintained and producing a discharge that meets or exceeds State and Federal EPA discharge limits while keeping user costs reasonable and protecting the environment.

Areas Served by the Kent County
Department of Water & Waste Water Services

Water and Sewer Districts: Fairlee, Worton, Kennedyville, Edesville

Sewer Districts: Millington, Quaker Neck, Little Neck, Rudnick, Piney Neck/Skinners Neck/Wesley Chapel, Tolchester, Spring Cove/Green Lane

The activities of the Kent County Water & Waste Water Services are now reported as part of the Kent County Commissioners meetings. Click on the Commissioners link on the left to go to the online minutes of the meetings.

Government Center

400 High st. Chestertown, MD 21620



Office of Tourism




Upcoming Annual Events