Department of Public Works
John T. Sterling, Jr., Director
Bureau a/Highway Maintenance
Benton Watson, Chief
Bureau of Planning and Engineering
Joseph Everly, Chief
Bureau of Utilities
Wayne Lewns, Chief
Bureau of Building Maintenance
Thomas Bowers, Chief
Bureau of Vehicle Maintenance
James Doyle, Chief
Board of License Commissioners
Champ Zumbrun, Chairperson, 1988; Kenneth
Holniker, 1987; Viola Shipley, 1989; Charles
Miller, Inspector; Eugene Day Hoff, Assistant
EXTENSION AND SOIL CONSERVATION
Walter C. Bay, County Director; Stanley Fultz;
David L. Greene; Sharon B. Grobaker; Thomas
Miller; Robert M. Shirley; Judith A. Stuart;
Debra L. Waters.
Soil Conservation District Supervisors
W. Wilson Lippy, Chairperson, 1990; John
Parker Smith, 1988; J. Stanley Harrison, 1989;
Ray M. Haines (County appointee), 1989; Wal-
ter C. Bay, Extension Agent, Secretary (nonvot-
ing). John H. Sanders, District Conservationist;
Charles E. Null, Jr., District Manager.
Weed Control Board (Johnson Grass)
Melvin Baile, Chairperson; Gary Brauning;
Donald Essich; David Green; Ray Haines; Sid-
ney Lease; Edwin Rash.
County Seat: Elkton 21921
Origin: Erected in 1674 from Baltimore and Kent
counties by proclamation of the Governor.
Name: Named for Cecilius Calvert, Second Lord
Baltimore and founder of the Maryland colony.
Form of Government: County Commissioners
County Code: See The Code of Cecil County,
Maryland (1970) with supplements.
Area: 380.75 sq. miles (359.55 land, 21.2 water)
Population. 1900: 24,662; 1950: 33,356; 1960:
48,408; 1970: 53,291; 1980: 60,430.
Principal Incorporated Places (1980 census):
Elkton (6,468), Perry ville (2,018), North East
Voter Registration, Oct. 6, 1986. Democrat:
16,550; Republican: 8,205; Other Parties: 4; No
Party Affiliation: 2,266; Total: 27,025.
Per Capita Income, 1985 (estimated): $10,724
State Forests: Elk Neck (3,165 acres)
State Parks: Elk Neck (1,764 acres), Susquehanna
Colleges/Universities: Cecil Community College,
Museums/Historical Societies: Historical Society
of Cecil County, 135 E. Market St., Elkton
County Office Building
Elkton 21921 Telephone: 398-0200, ext. 120
170 E. Main St.
Elkton 21921 Telephone: 398-4334
Circuit Court—Grand Jury and Petit Jury, third
Monday in January, May and September.
Orphans' Court Days—Tuesdays