Garrett County

Garrett County, Maryland

203 S 4th St Rm 207
Oakland, MD 21550
Phone: (301) 334-8970
Fax: (301) 334-5000

On northwestern border of the panhandle of MD, west of Cumberland; organized Apr 1, 1872 from Allegany County; the last county to be formed in MD. Name Origin: For John Work Garrett (1820-84), president of the Baltimore and Ohio railroad (1858-84)

Area (sq mi):: 655.90 (land 647.96; water 7.94) Population per square mile: 46.20
Population 2005: 29,909 State rank: 22 Population change: 2000-20005 0.20%; 1990-2000 6.10% Population 2000: 29,846 (White 98.40%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.60%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 38.30
Income 2000: per capita $16,219; median household $32,238; Population below poverty level: 13.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,126-$24,176
Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.80% Median travel time to work: 24.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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IT - Invitation to Bid (ITB):4291161418R - Brush and Tree Cutting and Stump Removal at Various Locations in Garrett County
The Weather Channel is expecting western Virginia, including the region near the Appalachian Mountains, and Garrett County in Maryland.
This is the first nursing program located in Garrett County.
Six tall, white, pole-like structures rose over the Garrett County landscape in recent days, the first highly visible signs of the Constellation Energy project to construct 28 wind turbines atop Backbone Mountain.
We spent time exploring the mountains of Garrett County in western Maryland before letting off steam in downtown Baltimore.
in cooperation with Garrett County Community College, helped supply high-speed access to the region's businesses and individuals through the Garrett Rural Information Cooperative.
Lewis, an educator whose compassionate philosophy of growth through personal fulfillment reflects a dramatic change in operations at the department's three former boot camps in Garrett County.
Sutermeister, now Louise Richards, fashioned the American community (which has since relocated to Garrett County, Maryland) after those abroad.
The first wind facility to be built and operated in Maryland, the 70-megawatt (MW) Criterion Wind Project consists of 28 wind turbines constructed over an eight-mile stretch along Backbone Mountain in Garrett County.