FREDERICK COUNTY, MARYLAND

[County Seal, Frederick County, Maryland] Origin: Frederick County was created in 1748 from Baltimore and Prince George's counties (Chapter 15, Acts of 1748). The County probably was named after Frederick Calvert (1731-1771), sixth and last Lord Baltimore, who was the Proprietor of Maryland from 1751 until his death in 1771 at Naples, Italy.

Boundaries: Bounded north by Pennsylvania; east by Carroll & Howard counties; south by Montgomery County & Potomac River; west by Washington County.


[photo, Winchester Hall, 12 East Church St., Frederick, Maryland] County Charter
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Frederick, MD 21701
Form of Government: Charter since December 1, 2014
Population: 1990 census: 150,208; 2000 census: 195,277; 2010 census: 233,385; 2020 census: 271,717


Winchester Hall, 12 East Church St., Frederick, Maryland, July 2003. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


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websites:
Aging & Independence Division.: www.frederickcountymd.gov/54/Aging-and-Independence
Animal Control: www.frederickcountymd.gov/15/Animal-Control
Budget Office: www.frederickcountymd.gov/66/Budget-Office
Circuit Court: www.frederickcountymd.gov/7448/Circuit-Court-General-Information
Community College: www.frederick.edu/
County Attorney: www.frederickcountymd.gov/60/County-Attorney
County Council: www.frederickcountymd.gov/591/County-Council
County Executive: www.frederickcountymd.gov/5931/County-Executive
County Government: www.frederickcountymd.gov/
County Government Directory: www.frederickcountymd.gov/directory.aspx
District Court: www.courts.state.md.us/district/directories/courtmap.html#FREDERICK
Economic Opportunity Division: www.www.frederickcountymd.gov/8699/Economic-Opportunity
Elections Board: www.frederickcountymd.gov/1198/Board-of-Elections
Emergency Management Division: www.frederickcountymd.gov/2001/Emergency-Management
Energy & Environment Division: www.frederickcountymd.gov/8496/Energy-and-Environment
Ethics Commission: www.frederickcountymd.gov/1519/Ethics-Commission
Family Services Division: www.frederickcountymd.gov/16/Family-Services
Finance Division: www.frederickcountymd.gov/26/Finance
Fire & Rescue Services Division: www.frederickcountymd.gov/24/Fire-Rescue-Services
Health Services Division: http://health.frederickcountymd.gov/
Housing Division: www.frederickcountymd.gov/6366/Housing
Human Resources Division: www.frederickcountymd.gov/18/Human-Resources
Information Technologies Division, Interagency: www.frederickcountymd.gov/17/Information-Technology
Job Service: www.dllr.state.md.us/county/fred/
Library: www.fcpl.org/
Parks & Recreation Division: www.recreater.com/
Permits & Inspections: www.frederickcountymd.gov/7974/Permits-and-Inspections
Planning & Permitting Division: www.frederickcountymd.gov/4592/Planning-and-Permitting-Division

[photo, Frederick County Public Schools Building, 191 South East St., Frederick, Maryland] Public Schools: www.fcps.org/
Public Works Division: www.frederickcountymd.gov/19/Public-Works
Register of Wills: http://registers.maryland.gov/main/frederick.html
Sheriff's Office: www.frederickcosheriff.com/
Social Services Dept.: http://dhr.maryland.gov/local-offices/frederick-county/
Solid Waste & Recycling Division: www.frederickcountymd.gov/5634/Solid-Waste-and-Recycling

Frederick County Public Schools Building, 191 South East St., Frederick, Maryland, August 2018. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


State's Attorney: https://statesattorney.us/
Transit Services Division: www.frederickcountymd.gov/105/TransIT
Treasury Dept.: www.frederickcountymd.gov/69/Treasury
Water & Sewer Utilities Division: www.frederickcountymd.gov/106/Water-and-Sewer-Utilities

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