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Frederick County/585


County Seat: Frederick 21701

Origin: Created in 1748 from Baltimore and
Prince George's counties (Chapter 15, Acts of

Name: Probably named after Frederick Calvert
(1731-1771), sixth and last Lord Baltimore.



Form of Government: County Commissioners

County Code: See Frederick County Code, 1979

Area: 667.32 sq. miles (662.72 land, 4.60 water)

Population. 1900: 51,920; 1950: 62,287; 1960:
71,930; 1970: 84,927; 1980: 114,792.

Principal Incorporated Places (1980 census):
Frederick (28,086), Brunswick (4,572),
Thunnont (2,934), Walkersville (2,212)

Principal Unincorporated Places (1980 census):
Green Valley (4,504), Braddock Heights
(4,223), Discovery (2,328)

Voter Registration, Oct. 6, 1986. Democrat:
28,152; Republican: 21,738; Other Parties: 0;
No Party Affiliation: 4,915; Total: 54,805.

Per Capita Income, 1985 (estimated): $11,350

State Parks: Cunningham Falls (4,942 acres),
Gambrill (1,136 acres), Gathland (135 acres),
Greenbrier (1,274 acres)

Colleges/Universities: Frederick Community
College, Frederick; Hood College, Frederick;
Mount St. Mary's College, Emmitsburg

Museums/Historical Societies: Historical Society
of Frederick County, 24 E. Church St.,
Frederick 21701


Frederick 21701
Circuit and District Courts: 694-2018

Court Terms:

Circuit Court-Grand Jury and Petit Jury, first
Monday in February and second Monday in

Orphans' Court Days—Mondays and
Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m.-12:00 noon.

Circuit Court Resident Judges
Mary Ann Stepler, Chief Judge, 1988; G. Ed-
ward Dwyer, Jr., 2001; Clayter W. Smith, Jr.,

Circuit Court Clerk
Charles C. Keller, 1990

District Court Judges
Herbert L. Rollins, Administrative Judge, 1995;
Frederick J. Bower, 1996. Dixie L. Scholtes,
Administrative Clerk; Cynthia Portale, Principal

Orphans' Court Judges
Shirley Happ, Chief Judge, 1990; John M.
Crum, 1990; Dorothy Handley Ewing, 1990.

Register of Wills
Thomas M. Eichelberger, 1990

Robert C. Snyder, 1990
Gregory B. Baisey, Jail Administrator
David Doxzen, Patrol Commander


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