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.

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.


Council Agenda and Minutes
Planning & Zoning 2016 

Latest News

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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Brockell Fills Long-Vacant Cecilton Town Council Seat

The county’s longest vacant elected seat was quietly filled last month when Jennie Brockell was sworn into the Cecilton Town Council. The fourth seat on the council had been vacant for more than a year after Councilwoman Roberta Dopp was forced to resign her seat in...
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Sheriff to Host Town Meeting

Save the date......Cecil County Sheriff Scott Adams will be hosting his next Town Hall Meeting in Cecilton on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 7 pm in the Cecilton Community Center! This is a wonderful opportunity to hear what the Cecil County Sheriff is currently...
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Board of Elections Supervisor Needed!

Cecilton Residents ~ The Cecilton Board of Elections is in need of a Supervisor. As an Election Board Supervisor, you would serve a two year term. This is a paid position that requires a one day commitment annually. This is a wonderful way to serve your community! The...
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Cooper named Cecilton Administrator

The mayor and council officially selected Mary Cooper, billing clerk in nearby Chesapeake City, as the next town administrator during a special meeting Monday night. Cooper will replace Town Administrator Brenda Cochran, who will retire Oct. 14 after serving the...
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Upcoming Events

Ruritan Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser @ Hacks Point Fire Company
Mar 10 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Adults: $10
Children 6-12: $5
Children 5 & under: FREE
Dessert Included!

Meat Free sauce available. Take out available.

All proceeds benefit College Scholarships and needs within our local community.

Ruritan Raffle
Apr 1 @ 6:00 pm

Upper Bay Ruritans of Cecilton, MD will be holding a RAFFLE! Winner determined by the Maryland “Pick 3” Lottery evening drawing. Donation of $10 each.