Hurlock is a town in Dorchester County, Maryland, United States. The population was 1,874 at the 2000 census. It is home to WAAI radio. Joyce Spratt is the current mayor, and the town has five council members—Michael E. Henry (District 1), Michael D. Nordstrom (District 2), Parker J. Durham (District 3), Charles T. Cephas (District 4) and Christopher D. Adams (District 5).
Hurlock is located at 38°37′53″N 75°51′40″W / 38.631463°N 75.861079°W / 38.631463; -75.861079.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.7 square miles (7.0 km²), of which, 2.5 square miles (6.5 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.5 km²) of it (7.04%) is water.