ALLEGANY COUNTY, MARYLAND

[County Seal, Allegany County, Maryland] Origin: Allegany County was formed in 1789 from Washington County (Chapter 29, Acts of 1789). Allegany comes from the Indian word, oolikhanna, meaning "beautiful stream."

County Seat: Cumberland, MD 21502
Form of Government: Code Home Rule since 1974
Population

1990 census: 74,946
2000 census: 74,930

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    websites:
    Allegany College of Maryland: www.ac.cc.md.us
    County Attorney: www.gov.allconet.org/attorney/contact_info.htm
    County Commissioners: www.gov.allconet.org/bcc/contact_info.htm
    County Government: http://gov.allconet.org
    Education Department:http://boe.allconet.org
    Elections Office: www.gov.allconet.org/elections/election_home.htm
    Health Dept.: www.alleganyhealthdept.com/
    Job Service: www.careernet.state.md.us/county/jsalleg.htm
    Library System: http://lib.allconet.org
    Planning Services: www.gov.allconet.org/plan/contact.htm
    Register of Wills: www.registers.state.md.us/county/al/html/allegany.html
    Sheriff: www.acso.allconet.org
    Social Services Dept.: www.dhr.state.md.us/allegany.htm
    State's Attorney: http://gov.allconet.org/sao/sao_home.htm
    Transportation: www.gov.allconet.org/transit/transit.htm

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     Maryland Manual On-Line, 2002

    November 5, 2002   
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