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WICOMICO COUNTY, MARYLAND

[County Seal, Wicomico County, Maryland] Origin: Wicomico County was created from Somerset and Worcester counties in 1867 (Constitution, Art. XIII, secs. 2-6). The County was named after the Wicomico River from the Indian words "wicko" and "mekee" meaning a place where houses are built, apparently referring to an Indian town on the river banks.

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County Seat: Salisbury, MD 21801
Form of Government: Charter since 1964
Population: 1990 census: 74,339; 2000 census: 84,644; 2010 census: 98,733


[photo, City Park, Salisbury, Maryland] City Park, Salisbury, Maryland, August 2000. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.

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websites:
Circuit Court: www.mdcourts.gov/clerks/wicomico/index.html
Community College: www.worwic.edu
County Attorney: www.wicomicocounty.org/departments/county_attorney/county_attorney.asp
County Council: www.wicomicocounty.org/council/information.asp
County Government: www.wicomicocounty.org/
County Government Directory: www.wicomicocounty.org/contact_us.asp
District Court: www.courts.state.md.us/district/directories/courtmap.html#wicomico
Economic Development Dept.: www.swed.org
Elections Board: www.wicomicocounty.org/departments/elections/about.asp
Emergency Services Dept.: www.wicomicocounty.org/es/
Health Dept.: www.wicomicohealth.org
Job Service: www.dllr.state.md.us/county/wic/
Library: www.wicomicolibrary.org
Planning & Zoning Dept.: www.wicomicocounty.org/departments/planning_zoning/planning_zoning.asp
Public Schools: www.wcboe.org
Public Works: www.wicomicocounty.org/departments/public_works/admin.asp
Recreation & Parks Dept.: www.wicomicorecandparks.org
Register of Wills: http://registers.maryland.gov/main/wicomico.html
Sheriff: www.wicomicosheriff.com
Social Services Dept.: www.dhr.state.md.us/blog/?p=255

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 Maryland Manual On-Line, 2013

August 8, 2013

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