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538'/Maryland Manual

Form of Government: County Commissioners

County Code: See Code of the Public Local Laws
of Dorchester County (1974).

Area: 660.97 sq. miles (593.22 land, 67.75 water)

Population 1900: 27,962
1950: 27,815
1960: 29,666
1970: 29,405
1980: 30,623
Dist I, Fork ................... 1,833
Dist. 2, East New Market .......... 1,983
Dist. 3, Vienna .................. 1,089
Dist. 4, Taylors Island .............. 293
Dist. 5, Lakes .................... 530
Dist. 6, Hoopers Island ............. 759
Dist. 7, Cambridge .............. 14,147
Dist. 8, Neck .................... 833
Dist. 9, Church Creek .............. 635
Dist. 10, Straits ................... 647
Dist. 11, Drawbridge ................ 91
Dist. 12, Williamsburg ............. 1,048
Dist. 13, Bucktown ................ 603
Dist. 14, Linkwood ............... 2,106
Dist. 15, Hurlock ................ 3,207
Dist. 16, Madison ................. 423
Dist. 17, Salem ................... 299
Dist. 18, Elliott .................... 97

Principal Incorporated Places (1980 census):
Cambridge (11,703), Hurlock (1,690), Secretary
(487)

Voter Registration, 1982
Democrat: .................... 10,367
Republican: .................... 3,198
Other: .......................... .3
Decline: ........................ 495
Total: ...................... 14,063

Per Capita Income (1980): $5,976

Colleges/Universities: University of Maryland
Center for Environmental and Estuarine Stud-
ies, Cambridge

Museums/Historical Societies: Dorchester County
Historical Society, Inc., Meredith House, La
Grange Ave., Cambridge 21613

JUDICIAL OFFICES

Circuit Court
Courthouse
P.O. Box 150
Court Lane
Cambridge 21613 Telephone: 228-0480

District Court
County Office Building
P.O. Box 547
Cambridge 21613 Telephone: 228-3990

Court Terms:

Circuit Court—Grand Jury and Petit Jury, first
Monday in March and October

Orphans' Court Days—Tuesdays

Circuit Court Resident Judge
Charles E. Edmondson ............ 1991

Circuit Court Clerk
Philip L. Cannon ................ 1986

District Court Judge
William B. Yates II ............... 1985
Thomas H. White, Administrative Clerk .....
Mary Kinnamon, Clerk ................

Orphans' Court Judges
Samuel A. Adkins, Chief Judge ....... 1986
Mary Lee R. Kincaid ............. 1986
Richard D. Messick ............... 1986

Register of Wills
Doris K. Lewis .................. 1986

Sheriff
Philip H. McKelvey .............. 1986

State's Attorney
Hugh Carter Vinson .............. 1986

District Public Defender
Alfred T. Truitt, Jr. ...................

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES

Board of County Commissioners
P.O. Box 26
County Office Building
Cambridge 21613 Telephone: 228-1700

Meeting Days: Tuesdays, 6:30 P.M.
County Commissioners

Board of County Commissioners
Calvin Travers, Dist. 2, President ...... 1986
Philip G. D'Adamo, Dist. I ......... 1986
Leonard W. Dayton, Dist. 2 ......... 1986
William I. Wingate, Dist. 2 .......... 1986
John Luthy, Jr., Dist. 3 ............ 1986
Robert K. Lloyd, Administrative Assistant ....

Law

E. Thomas Merryweather, County Attorney . . .
Richard D. Harrington, Deputy Attorney .....

Finance

Treasurer
Warren G. Robinson .............. 1986

Board of Estimates
Board of County Commissioners, ex officio . . .

Supervisor of Assessments
Arthur S. Parker .....................

 



 
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