Place:Chesapeake City, Cecil, Maryland, United States

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NameChesapeake City
Alt namesChesapeakesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS24001694
TypeTown
Coordinates39.528°N 75.812°W
Located inCecil, Maryland, United States
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Chesapeake City is a town in Cecil County, Maryland, USA. The population was 673 at the 2010 census.

The town was originally named by Bohemian colonist Augustine Herman the Village of Bohemia — or Bohemia Manor — but the name was changed in 1839 when the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal (C&D Canal) was built. Today, the town contains numerous old homes from that era that have been converted into bed and breakfasts, restaurants, and the local historical museum.

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