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[photo, City Hall (from South Potomac St.), 1 East Franklin St. Hagerstown, Maryland] Within Washington County are nine municipalities: Boonsboro, Clear Spring, Funkstown, Hagerstown, Hancock, Keedysville, Sharpsburg, Smithsburg, and Williamsport. The earliest to incorporate was Hagerstown, the county seat, formed in 1813. It was followed by Williamsport (1823), Boonsboro (1831), Sharpsburg (1832), Clear Spring (1836), Funkstown (1840), Smithsburg (1841), Hancock (1853), and Keedysville (1872).

City Hall (from South Potomac St.), 1 East Franklin St. Hagerstown, Maryland, June 2004. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


[photo, City Hall (from South Potomac St.), 1 East Franklin St. Hagerstown, Maryland]
  • Map of Urban Areas in Washington County, 2010
  • "Little Heiskell" weathervane form in shape of Hessian soldier (after one crafted by Benjamin Heiskell in 1769) set in brick sidewalk before City Hall (on South Potomac St.), 1 East Franklin St. Hagerstown, Maryland, June 2004. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.

    "Little Heiskell" is a symbol of the City of Hagerstown.


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