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GARRETT COUNTY, MARYLAND

[County Seal, Garrett County, Maryland] Origin: Garrett County was created from Allegany County in 1872 (Chapter 212, Acts of 1872). It was the last Maryland county to be formed. The County was named for John Work Garrett (1820-1884), railroad executive, industrialist, and financier. Garrett served as president of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad from 1858 until his death in 1884.

County Seat: Oakland, MD 21550
Form of Government: County Commissioners
Population

1990 census: 28,138
2000 census: 29,846
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    websites:
    Animal Shelter: www.garrettcounty.org/emergencymanagement/animal/main.aspx
    Circuit Court: www.courts.state.md.us/garrett.html
    Community College: www.garrettcollege.edu
    County Commissioners: www.garrettcounty.org/commissioners/commissioners.aspx
    County Government: www.garrettcounty.org
    District Court: www.courts.state.md.us/district/directories/courtmap.html#garrett
    Economic Development Office: www.gcedonline.com
    Elections Board: www.garrettcounty.org/elections/elections.aspx
    Emergency Management Office: www.garrettcounty.org/emergencymanagement/main.aspx
    Financial Services Dept.: www.garrettcounty.org/financialservices/main.aspx
    General Services Dept.: www.garrettcounty.org/generalservices/main.aspx
    Health Dept.: www.garretthealth.org
    Human Resources Office: www.garrettcounty.org/humanresources/main.aspx
    Job Service: www.dllr.state.md.us/county/garrett/
    Library: www.relib.net
    License Commissioners Board & Liquor Control Board: www.garrettcounty.org/generalservices/lcb/main.aspx
    Planning & Land Development Office: www.garrettcounty.org/planningland/main.aspx
    Public Defender: www.opd.state.md.us/locations/garrett.htm
    Public Schools: www.ga.k12.md.us
    Public Utilities Dept.: www.garrettcounty.org/publicutilities/main.aspx
    Register of Wills: www.registers.state.md.us/county/ga/html/garrett.html
    Roads Dept.: www.garrettcounty.org/roads/main.aspx
    Sheriff: www.garrettcounty.org/sheriff/main.aspx
    Social Services Dept.: www.dhr.state.md.us/garrett.htm
    State's Attorney: www.garrettcounty.org/statesattorney/main.aspx

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     Maryland Manual On-Line, 2007

    July 6, 2007   
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