Located on the banks of the Chester River, the historic town of Chestertown is the county seat of Kent County, Maryland. Chestertown, once a thriving port of entry for colonial settlers into Maryland, has court records dating back to the 1640’s.
The town has many restored 18th century homes, lovely churches, the county courthouse, and several interesting shops. Grand houses built by wealthy merchants line the Chester River.
Chestertown is also the home of Washington College, one of the oldest colleges in the country.
Follow the links below for more information about things to do and see in Chestertown, as well as places to stay.