[County Seal, Worcester County, Maryland] Origin: Worcester County was created from Somerset County in 1742 (Chapter 19, Acts of 1742). The County was named after the Earl of Worcester.

County Seat: Snow Hill, MD 21863
Form of Government: Code Home Rule since 1976

1990 census: 35,028
2000 census: 46,543

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    Community College: www.worwic.cc.md.us
    County Commissioners: www.co.worcester.md.us/Commissioners.htm
    County Government: www.co.worcester.md.us
    Economic Development Dept.: www.worcestercountyonline.com
    Education Dept.: www.worcester.k12.md.us
    Elections Board: www.worc.lib.md.us/elections.html
    Fire Marshal: www.wcfmo.org
    Job Service: www.careernet.state.md.us/county/worcester.htm
    Library: www.worc.lib.md.us/library/home.html
    Public Schools: www.worc.lib.md.us/education/home.html
    Register of Wills: www.registers.state.md.us/county/wo/html/worcester.html
    Sheriff: www.worcestersheriff.com
    Social Services Dept.: www.dhr.state.md.us/worcester.htm
    State's Attorney: www.worsatty.sailorsite.net
    Tourism Office: www.visitworcester.org
    Worcester County: www.worc.lib.md.us/index.html

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     Maryland Manual On-Line, 2002

    November 5, 2002   
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