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[County Seal, Worcester County, Maryland] Origin: Worcester County was created from Somerset County in 1742 (Chapter 19, Acts of 1742). The County was named after the Earl of Worcester.

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County Seat: Snow Hill, MD 21863
Form of Government: Code Home Rule since 1976

1990 census: 35,028
2000 census: 46,543

[photo, Worcester County Courthouse, Snow Hill, Maryland]
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  • Worcester County Courthouse, Snow Hill, Maryland, August 2000. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


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