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ALLEGANY COUNTY, MARYLAND

[County Seal, Allegany County, Maryland] Origin: Allegany County was formed in 1789 from Washington County (Chapter 29, Acts of 1789). Allegany comes from the Indian word, oolikhanna, meaning "beautiful stream."

County Seat: Cumberland, MD 21502
Form of Government: Code Home Rule since 1974
Population

1990 census: 74,946
2000 census: 74,930

[photo, Washington Street Library, 31 Washington St., Cumberland, Maryland]


  • Creeks
  • Mountains
  • Main Branch, Allegany County Library System, 31 Washington St., Cumberland, Maryland, July 2006. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.

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    websites:
    Allegany College of Maryland: www.ac.cc.md.us
    Animal Control: www.gov.allconet.org/animal/ac_welcome.htm
    Circuit Court: www.courts.state.md.us/clerks/allegany/index.html
    County Attorney: www.gov.allconet.org/attorney/contact_info.htm
    County Commissioners: www.gov.allconet.org/bcc/contact_info.htm
    County Government: www.gov.allconet.org
    District Court: www.courts.state.md.us/district/directories/courtmap.html#allegany
    Education Department: www.boe.allconet.org
    Elections Office: www.gov.allconet.org/elections/election_home.htm
    Finance Office: www.gov.allconet.org/finance/finance.html
    Health Dept.: www.alleganyhealthdept.com/
    Information Technology Division: www.gov.allconet.org/tech
    Job Center: www.dllr.state.md.us/county/alle/
    Library System: www.alleganycountylibrary.info
    Permits & Enforcement Division: www.gov.allconet.org/permits/welcome.html
    Planning Services Division: www.gov.allconet.org/plan/contact.htm
    Register of Wills: www.registers.state.md.us/county/al/html/allegany.html
    Sheriff: www.acso.allconet.org
    Social Services Dept.: www.dhr.state.md.us/allegany.htm
    State's Attorney: http://gov.allconet.org/sao/sao_home.htm
    Transit Division: www.gov.allconet.org/act/index.htm

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