[County Seal, Talbot County, Maryland] Origin: The form of Talbot County's creation, though not known, probably was by virtue of an order of the Governor in Council. The County was in existence by February 18, 1661/ 62, when a writ was issued to the sheriff. The County was named after Lady Grace Talbot, sister of Cecilius Calvert, Second Lord Baltimore, and wife of Sir Robert Talbot, Irish statesman.

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County Seat: Easton, MD 21601
Form of Government: Charter since 1973

1990 census: 30,549
2000 census: 33,812

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    Chesapeake College: www.chesapeake.edu
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    Economic Development Office: www.talbgov.org/econdev/econserv.html
    Library: www.talb.lib.md.us
    Parks & Recreation Dept.: www.talbgov.org/parks-rec/intro.html
    Planning & Zoning Office: www.talbgov.org/pz/pz.html
    Public Schools: www.tcps.k12.md.us
    Register of Wills: www.registers.state.md.us/county/ta/html/talbot.html
    Sheriff: www.talbgov.org/sheriff.html
    Social Services Dept.: www.dhr.state.md.us/talbot.htm
    State's Attorney: www.talbgov.org/states-att/states-att.html

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