FREDERICK COUNTY, MARYLAND

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    [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.

    Boundaries: Bounded north by Pennsylvania; east by Carroll & Howard counties; south by Montgomery County & Potomac River; west by Washington County.


    [photo, Winchester Hall, 12 East Church St., Frederick, Maryland] County Charter
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    Frederick, MD 21701
    Form of Government: Charter since December 1, 2014
    Population: 1990 census: 150,208; 2000 census: 195,277; 2010 census: 233,385

    Winchester Hall, 12 East Church St., Frederick, Maryland, July 2003. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


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    websites:
    Aging Dept.: www.frederickcountymd.gov/54/Department-of-Aging
    Animal Control: www.frederickcountymd.gov/15/Animal-Control
    Budget Office: www.frederickcountymd.gov/66/Budget-Office
    Circuit Court: www.frederickcountymd.gov/5708/Family-Services-Program
    Citizen Services Division: www.frederickcountymd.gov/16/Citizens-Services
    Community College: www.frederick.edu/
    County Attorney: www.frederickcountymd.gov/60/County-Attorney
    County Council: www.frederickcountymd.gov/591/County-Council
    County Executive: www.frederickcountymd.gov/5931/County-Executive
    County Government: www.frederickcountymd.gov/
    County Government Directory: www.frederickcountymd.gov/directory.aspx
    District Court: www.courts.state.md.us/district/directories/courtmap.html#FREDERICK
    Economic Development, Office of: www.discoverfrederickmd.com/
    Elections Board: www.frederickcountymd.gov/1198/Board-of-Elections
    Emergency Management Division: www.frederickcountymd.gov/2001/Emergency-Management
    Ethics Commission: www.frederickcountymd.gov/1519/Ethics-Commission
    Finance Division: www.frederickcountymd.gov/26/Finance
    Fire & Rescue Services Division: www.frederickcountymd.gov/24/Fire-Rescue-Services
    Health Services Division: http://health.frederickcountymd.gov/
    Housing & Community Development Dept.: www.frederickcountymd.gov/6366/Housing
    Human Resources Division: www.frederickcountymd.gov/18/Human-Resources
    Information Technology Division, Interagency: www.frederickcountymd.gov/17/Information-Technology
    Job Service: www.dllr.state.md.us/county/fred/
    Library: www.fcpl.org/
    Parks & Recreation Division: www.recreater.com/
    Permits & Inspections: www.frederickcountymd.gov/99/Permits-Inspections
    Planning & Permitting Division: www.frederickcountymd.gov/4592/Planning-and-Permitting-Division
    Public Schools: www.fcps.org/
    Public Works Division: www.frederickcountymd.gov/19/Public-Works
    Register of Wills: http://registers.maryland.gov/main/frederick.html
    Sheriff's Office: www.frederickcountymd.gov/677/Sheriff-Adult-Detention
    Social Services Dept.: www.fcdss.info/
    http://dhr.maryland.gov/local-offices/frederick-county/
    State's Attorney: www.frederickcountymd.gov/3929/Frederick-County-States-Attorney
    Sustainability & Environmental Resources: www.frederickcountymd.gov/3530/Sustainability
    Transit Services Division: www.frederickcountymd.gov/105/TransIT
    Treasury Dept.: www.frederickcountymd.gov/69/Treasury
    Utilities & Waste Management Division: www.frederickcountymd.gov/106/Utilities-Waste-Management

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