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Alcoholic Beverages

Board of Liquor License Commissioners
William R. Maule, Jr., Chairperson; C. Mel-
vin Clark; Margaret Graham; Charles Mayer;
Ruth Ann Walls. Terms expire 1985. Jeffrey
Thompson, Attorney.

Tidewater Affairs

Oystermen's Tongers Advisory Committee
Robert Aaron, Chairperson; Warren Butler,
Jr.; Joseph A. Coleman, Jr.; Joseph Heim;
Robert C. Lowery.

Extension and Soil Conservation Services

Extension Agents
Susan A. Fry, County Director; David L.
Almquist; Dian N. Councill; Paul L. Gun-
ther; John E. Hall; Ingrid H. Holmes.

Soil Conservation District Supervisors
George H. Godfrey, Chairperson, 1985; J.
Tilghman Bishop, 1986; Charles R. Patterson
III, 1987; C. Frank Boyle, 1989; Royden N.
Powell III (County Appointee); Paul L.
Gunther, Extension Agent, Secretary (non-vot-
ing). Thomas Hielser, District Conservationist.


County Seat; Leonardtown 20650

Origin: It was here that the passengers on the Ark
and the Dove landed at St. Clement's Island on
Annunciation Day, March 25, 1634. St. Mary's,
the first Maryland county, was established in
1637, probably by an order of the Governor.

Name: Named in honor of St. Mary, the mother of

Form of Government: County Commissioners

County Code: See Code of St. Mary's County, State
of Maryland (1978) with supplements.

Area: 410.22 sq. miles (372.54 land, 37.68 water)

Population. 1900: 17,182; 1950: 29,111; 1960:
38,915; 1970: 47,388; 1980: 59,895.

Principal Incorporated Places (1980 census):
Leonardtown (1,448)

Principal Unincorporated Places (1980 census):
Lexington Park (10,361), California (5,770),
Golden Beach (2,098)

St. Mary's County/565

Voter Registration, Oct. 8, 1984. Democrat:
18,036; Republican: 5,697; Other Parties and
Decline to Affiliate: 1,912; Total: 25,645.

Per Capita Income (1983): $8,325

State Parks: Greenwell (607 acres). Point Lookout
(526 acres), St. Clements (1 acre), St. Mary's
River (2,056 acres)

Colleges/Universities: St. Mary's College of
Maryland, St. Mary's City

Museums/Historical Societies: St. Mary's County
Historical Society, Old Jailhouse Museum,
Leonardtown 20650; St. Maries Citty (outdoor
history museum), St. Mary's City 20686; St.
Clements Island—Potomac Museum, Colton's
Point 20626


Circuit Court
P. 0. Box 308
Leonardtown 20650 Telephone: 475-5621,
ext. 505, 506, 507

District Court
P. 0. Box 339
Courthouse Dr.
Leonardtown 20650 Telephone: 475-5621,
ext. 500, 501, 502

Court Terms;

Circuit Court—Grand Jury and Petit Jury, third
Monday in March and September.

Orphans' Court Days—Second and fourth
Tuesday of every month.

Circuit Court Resident Judge
Joseph A. Mattingly, 1987

Circuit Court Clerk
Mary R. Bell, 1986


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