FREDERICK COUNTY, MARYLAND

[County Seal, Frederick County, Maryland] Origin: Frederick County was created in 1748 from Baltimore and Prince George's counties (Chapter 15, Acts of 1748). The County probably was named after Frederick Calvert (1731-1771), sixth and last Lord Baltimore, who was the Proprietor of Maryland from 1751 until his death in 1771 at Naples, Italy.

County Seat: Frederick, MD 21701
Form of Government: County Commissioners
Population

1990 census: 150,208
2000 census: 195,277

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    websites:
    Aging Dept.: www.co.frederick.md.us/coa/aginghomepage.htm
    Community College: www.fcc.cc.md.us
    County Government: www.co.frederick.md.us/menu/govt-m1.htm
    Economic Development Office: www.discoverfrederickmd.com/home.cfm
    Elections Board: www.co.frederick.md.us/information/voting.html
    Health Dept.: www.frederickhealth.org
    Human Resources Dept.: www.co.frederick.md.us/humanresources
    Job Service: www.careernet.state.md.us/county/jsfrederick.htm
    Library: www.fcpl.org
    Parks & Recreation Bureau: www.co.frederick.md.us/parks
    Permits & Inspections Dept.: www.co.frederick.md.us/planning/permit_inspect.html
    Planning & Zoning Dept.: www.co.frederick.md.us/planning/
    Public Safety Division: www.co.frederick.md.us/safety
    Public Schools: www.fcps.org
    Public Works Dept.: www.co.frederick.md.us/menu/govt-m12.htm
    Sheriff: www.co.frederick.md.us/sheriff
    Social Services Dept.: www.dhr.state.md.us/frederick.htm
    State's Attorney: www.co.frederick.md.us/legalservices/attorney.html
    Transit Dept.: www.co.frederick.md.us/Transit

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     Maryland Manual On-Line, 2002

    November 5, 2002   
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