Welcome to Cecilton, MD

“The Way Life Should Be”
….  our motto says it all. For new residents and those that are well-established, Cecilton strives to provide a lifestyle you want to come home to! Family, friends and community – these are our highest values and what we endeavor to maintain and promote. Welcome to one of the friendliest small towns in the country!

The Town of Cecilton is a quiet community settled at the crossroads to the Chesapeake and was formally incorporated in 1864. It’s located in Cecil County and is approximately 20 miles south of Elkton, MD and about 10 miles west of Middletown, DE.

Cecilton Town Election
Congratulations Mayor Joseph A. Zang III, Councilperson Jennie Brockell and Councilperson Michael Cooper on your reelection. Thank you so much for your investment in our community!
Cecilton – “The Way Life Should Be”

Town Meetings

Town Council
Meets twice monthly on the 2nd Monday & 4th Monday @ 7:00pm. The public is invited to attend. 

Planning Commission
Meets every 2nd Tuesday @ 7:00pm in Town Hall.

Documents

Council Agenda and Minutes
Planning & Zoning 2016 

Latest News

Annual Strawberry Festival Silent & Live Auction

Come enjoy strawberries and ice cream, lunch and beverages, plus bake sale items and yard sale items!

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Distribution Operations Specialist Of The Year: Congrats Jay Paxson!

Congratulations to Cecilton's Town Maintenance Engineer Jay Paxson for being recognized as Distribution Operations Specialist Of The Year by Maryland Rural Water Association! If you see Jay please congratulate him on such a wonderful accomplishment! Thank you Jay...
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Please Come Join Us For Our Annual Spring Roast Beef Dinner

Date: Saturday, May 20th 2017
Time: 4:00 – 7:00 PM
Location: St. Paul’s Methodist Church, 1687 Crystal Beach Road, Earleville MD 21919

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Cecilton Earth Day Project

EARTH DAY ~ April 22, 2017 was an amazing day in Cecilton, Maryland! Thank you Union Bethel AME Church, Hunter Concrete, Cub Scout Pack 340, Joshua's Services, Delaware City Refinery, Cecilton Residents, Mayor & Mrs. Zang, Town Hall Staff and families for making a...
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Cecilton launches redesigned town website

As reported by the Cecil Whig: While the town’s motto may be “The Way Life Should Be,” town administrator Mary Cooper believed visitors to the town’s website previously may not have thought that.

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County Officials Warn Citizens of Recent Increase in Overdoses

The Cecil County Sheriff's Office and the Cecil County Departments of Emergency Services and Health have observed a significant increase in overdose events, including several fatalities, during the past few weeks. If you or someone you know uses illegal drugs or...
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Upcoming Events

May
22
Mon
Trash Removal Day
May 22 all-day

Trash removal is every monday.

Yard Waste Removal Day
May 22 all-day

Yard waste removal is every other Monday. (Alternating with recyclables removal.)

May
29
Mon
Recyclables Removal Day
May 29 all-day

Recyclables removal day is every other Monday. (Alternating with yard waste removal.)

Trash Removal Day
May 29 all-day

Trash removal is every monday.

Jun
1
Thu
Annual Strawberry Festival Silent & Live Auction
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am

Click to download flier

Date: June 1, 2, 3, 2017

Contact:

  • Doris Obenshain – 443-446-5935
  • Dottie Hemphill – 410-275-8125

Schedule:

1) Weds, Thurs, and Friday:

  • Bring in items from storage container
  • Chair & table setup • computer network setup!!
  • Clean, sort, record and tag items for sale!
  • Receive your valuable, gently used treasures (collectibles, furniture, household items – please no TV’s, computers, old-style monitors.)

*You may drop off at storage container at Zion. Call Dave Segermark at 410-275-8516 or Bruce Obenshain at 443-553-8479 for access.*

2) Friday:

  • Cut strawberries, transport plants, tag & stage plants
  • Enter lots in computer, kitchen crew lunch prep
  • Receive bakes goods, edit and print programs
  • Silent auction setup, live auction setup

3) Saturday:

  • Early setup on lawn, greeters and cashiers
  • Silent auction, bake table and yard sale attendants
  • Kitchen, auctioneer assistants and clean-up crew

Be a part of the team! It takes all of us to make this happen!

Jun
2
Fri
Annual Strawberry Festival Silent & Live Auction
Jun 2 @ 10:00 am

Click to download flier

Date: June 1, 2, 3, 2017

Contact:

  • Doris Obenshain – 443-446-5935
  • Dottie Hemphill – 410-275-8125

Schedule:

1) Weds, Thurs, and Friday:

  • Bring in items from storage container
  • Chair & table setup • computer network setup!!
  • Clean, sort, record and tag items for sale!
  • Receive your valuable, gently used treasures (collectibles, furniture, household items – please no TV’s, computers, old-style monitors.)

*You may drop off at storage container at Zion. Call Dave Segermark at 410-275-8516 or Bruce Obenshain at 443-553-8479 for access.*

2) Friday:

  • Cut strawberries, transport plants, tag & stage plants
  • Enter lots in computer, kitchen crew lunch prep
  • Receive bakes goods, edit and print programs
  • Silent auction setup, live auction setup

3) Saturday:

  • Early setup on lawn, greeters and cashiers
  • Silent auction, bake table and yard sale attendants
  • Kitchen, auctioneer assistants and clean-up crew

Be a part of the team! It takes all of us to make this happen!