Recreation and Parks Coordinator
Michael P. Morse
PLANNING AND BUILDING
Planning and Zoning Commission
James I. Heikes, Chairperson, 1990; Carol
Kabler, 1987; John Sewell, 1988; Ralph Sim-
mons, 1989; Richard Hutchinson, 1991; Clinton
S. Bradley III, County Council. Deborah A.
Bauer, Planning Director.
Deborah A. Bauer
County Appeals Board
James E. Warner, Chairperson, 1989; Mildred
Parrott, 1987; Harry E. Clarke, 1988; Edzel L.
Turner, 1988; Robert K. Huntington, 1989. Al-
ternates, Phillip E. Councell, 1988; W. Aubry
Historic District Commission
Mrs. R. F. Shannahan, Chairperson
Agricultural Preservation Advisory Board
Allen Baynard, Chairperson
District Forestry Board
John E. Brodie; Sidney H. Dickson; William B.
Ewing; Earl J. Hutchison. Terms expire 1987.
Public Works Advisory Board
Robert Reindollar, Chairperson
William R. Runyan
Willson H. Tull, Sr.
Plumbing Inspectors, Middle Dept. Inspection
Jack Hoffman; Robert Smith.
Electrical Examiners Board
Robin Ewing, Chairperson
William H. Corkran, Jr., Chairperson
Liquor Control Board
W. Francis Callahan, Chairperson, 1987; James
L. Daffin, 1989; Marie Clague, 1991.
Oystermen's Tongers Advisory Committee
Robert R. Hambleton, Chairperson; William T.
Carpenter; Thomas Haddaway; William Sutton;
Earl Buddy Wharton.
Oystermen's Dredgers Advisory Committee
Wade Murphy, Jr., Chairperson; Russell Dize;
Edward K. Parley; Stanley Larrimore; Gene
EXTENSION AND SOIL CONSERVATION
Jean A. Greene, County Director; Barbara E.
Jeffries; Donald E. Osburn; K. Marc Teffeau;
Soil Conservation District Supervisors
Donald Bridges (County appointee). Chairper-
son; William E. Sharp, Jr., 1988; Allen
Baynard, 1989; William Beaven, 1990; Norman
J. Fike, 1991; Donald E. Osburn, Extension
Agent, Secretary (nonvoting). Dorothy Abbott-
Donnelly, District Conservationist.
County Seat: Hagerstown 21740
Origin: Created from Frederick County by resolve
of the Constitutional Convention of 1776.
Name: Named for George Washington.
Form of Government: County Commissioners
County Code: See Code of the Public Local Laws
of Washington County (1984).
Area: 467.07 sq. miles (454.97 land, 12.10 water)
Population. 1900: 45,133; 1950: 78,886; 1960:
91,219; 1970: 103,829; 1980: 113,086.
Principal Incorporated Places (1980 census):
Hagerstown (34,132), Boonsboro (1,908),
Hancock (1,887), Williamsport (1,867)
Principal Unincorporated Places (1980 census):
Halfway (8,639), Bridgeport (3,626), Cascade-
Voter Registration, Oct. 6, 1986. Democrat:
27,442; Republican: 20,039; Other Parties: 44;
No Party Affiliation: 3,069; Total: 50,594.