[County Seal, Washington County, Maryland] Origin: Washington County was created from Frederick County by resolve of the Constitutional Convention of 1776. The County was named for George Washington (1732-1799), commander of the Continental forces during the Revolutionary War, and first president of the United States.

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County Seat: Hagerstown, MD 21740
Form of Government: County Commissioners

1990 census: 121,393
2000 census: 131,923

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    Community College: www.hcc.cc.md.us
    County Attorney: http://pilot.wash.lib.md.us/washco/county_att.html
    County Commissioners: www.wc-link.org/washco/commiss.html
    County Government: www.washco-md.net
    Economic Development Commission: www.hagerstownedc.org
    Education Dept.: www.wcboe.k12.md.us
    Elections Board: http://pilot.wash.lib.md.us/washco/election/elect1.html
    Health Dept.: www.washhealth.org
    Job Service: www.careernet.state.md.us/county/washington.htm
    Library: http://pilot.wash.lib.md.us/wcfl
    Parks Dept., Buildings, Grounds &: www.wc-link.org/washco/parks.html
    Planning & Community Development Division: http://pilot.wash.lib.md.us/washco/plan.html
    Register of Wills: www.registers.state.md.us/county/wa/html/washington.html
    Sheriff: www.fred.net/sheriff
    Social Services Dept.: www.dhr.state.md.us/washington.htm
    Solid Waste Dept.: http://pilot.wash.lib.md.us/washco/solidw.html
    State's Attorney: http://pilot.wash.lib.md.us/washco/stateat.html
    Transportation Dept.: http://pilot.wash.lib.md.us/washco/trans.html
    Treasurer: http://pilot.wash.lib.md.us/washco/treas.html
    Washington County: http://pilot.wash.lib.md.us

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     Maryland Manual On-Line, 2002

    November 5, 2002   
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