Maryland Manual On-Line -


[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.

County Code
County Seat: Frederick, MD 21701
Form of Government: County Commissioners

1990 census: 150,208
2000 census: 195,277
State's Attorneys

[photo, Winchester Hall, 12 East Church St., Frederick, Maryland]
  • Creeks
  • Islands
  • Lakes
  • Mountains
  • Washington Metrorail Map (Washington metropolitan area)
  • Winchester Hall, 12 East Church St., Frederick, Maryland, July 2003. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


    Election Returns

    Executive Branch

    Judicial Branch

    Legislative Branch


    Organizational Chart



    U.S. Government Agencies

    Aging Dept.:
    Animal Control:
    Circuit Court:
    Citizen Services Dept.:
    Community College:
    County Attorney:
    County Commissioners, Board of:
    County Government:
    District Court:
    Economic Development Office:
    Elections Board:
    Fire & Rescue Services Division:
    Health Dept.:
    Human Resources Dept.:
    Information Technologies Division, Interagency:
    Job Service:
    Parks & Recreation Division:
    Permitting & Development Review Division:
    Planning Division:
    Public Schools:
    Public Works Division:
    Register of Wills:
    Social Services Dept.:
    State's Attorney:
    Transit Services:
    Treasury Dept.:

    Maryland Constitutional Offices & Agencies
    Maryland Departments
    Maryland Independent Agencies
    Maryland Executive Commissions, Committees, Task Forces, & Advisory Boards
    Maryland Universities & Colleges
    Maryland Counties
    Maryland Municipalities
    Maryland at a Glance

    Maryland Manual On-Line

    Search the Manual

     Maryland Manual On-Line, 2009

    July 1, 2009   
    Note: In this past edition of Maryland Manual, some links are to external sites.  View the current Manual

    The use of any username and password on our site is for personal and educational purposes only, and constitutes agreement to abide by any and all copyright restrictions. In most instances the username aaco and password aaco# will work. Contact if you have any questions or have difficulty accessing files.

    Tell Us What You Think About the Maryland State Archives Website!

    [ Archives' Home Page  ||  All About Maryland  ||  Maryland Manual On-Line  ||  Reference & Research
    ||  Search the Archives   ||  Education & Outreach  ||  Archives of Maryland Online ]

    Governor     General Assembly    Judiciary     Maryland.Gov

    Copyright April 17, 2009 Maryland State Archives