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WORCESTER COUNTY

County Seat: Snow Hill 21863

Origin: Created from Somerset County by Chapter
9, Acts of 1742.

Name: Named after the Earl of Worcester.
Form of Government: Code Home Rule (1976)

County Code: See Code of the Public Local Laws of
Worcester County (1980) with supplements.

Area: 584.86 sq. miles (474.86 land, 110 water)

Population. 1900: 20,865; 1950: 23,148; 1960:
23,733; 1970: 24,442; 1980: 30,889.

Principal Incorporated Places (1980 census):
Ocean City (4,946), Pocomoke City (3,558),
Snow Hill (2,192), Berlin (2,162)

Voter Registration, Oct. 8, 1984. Democrat:
10,783; Republican: 3,876; Other Parties: 4;
Decline to Affiliate: 940; Total: 15,603.

Per Capita Income (1980): $8,076
State Forests: Pocomoke (13,230 acres)

State Parks: Assateague (756 acres), Milburn
Landing (370 acres), Shad Landing (545 acres)

Museums/Historical Societies: Worcester County
Historical Society, P. 0. Box 111, Snow Hill
21863

JUDICIAL OFFICES

Circuit Court
Courthouse, Room 222
Snow Hill 21863 Telephone: 632-0600

District Court
Green St.
Snow Hill 21863 Telephone: 632-2525

Court Terms:

Circuit Court—Grand Jury and Petit Jury, fourth
Monday in February and September.

Orphans' Court Days—Tuesdays, 10:00 A.M. -
4:00 P.M.

Circuit Court Resident Judges
Dale R. Cathell, Administrative Judge, 1997;
Theodore R. Eschenburg, Sr., 1999.

Circuit Court Clerk
Warne C. Littleton, 1986

District Court Judge
Thomas C. Groton III, 1993. Thomas H.
White, Administrative Clerk; Patricia G. Ber-
dan, Clerk.

Orphans' Court Judges
Klein G. Leister, Chief Judge, 1986; James
L. Bowden, 1986; Harry J. Connolly, Sr.,
1986.

Register of Wills
Charlotte L. Outten, 1986

Department of Juvenile Services
David Taylor, Supervisor

Department of Parole and Probation
Betty J. Burbage, Field Supervisor

Sheriff
G. Daniel McAllister, 1986

State's Attorney
B. Randall Coates, 1986

District Public Defender
Robert B. Fine

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES

Board of County Commissioners
Courthouse, Room 127
Snow Hill 21863 Telephone: 632-1194
632-1195

Meeting Days: every other Tuesday, 9:30 A.M.
County Commissioners

Board of County Commissioners
Roland E. Powell, Dist. 4, President ..... 1986
K. Bennett Bozman, at large, Vice-President .
1986
Carlton E. Massey, Dist. 1................. 1986
Randolph F. Wilkerson, Dist. 2........... 1986
James G. Barrett, Dist. 3................... 1986

 



 
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