The county of Dorchester is located in Maryland and was founded in 1669. There are 32,384 residents in Dorchester who have access to courthouses in Cambridge. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. Maryland is part of the 4th federal circuit court as well.
There are 12,326 residents in Cambridge, which is 12.6 square miles and 20ft above sea level. It was settled in 1793title=Cambridge and is governed by a local government.