Garrett County

Garrett County, Maryland

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

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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Garrett County and Ocean City have had laws on the books "for a long time," Rohrer said.
This new broadband initiative follows the governors June 2017 executive order establishing an Office of Rural Broadband in the Department of Information Technology and the recent completion of a successful pilot program in Garrett County.
Somerset Trust company is a community bank headquartered on Somerset with a network of 32 branches serving Somerset, Cambria, Fayette, Westmoreland, and Bedford Counties and Garrett County, Maryland.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-October 25, 2016-Declaration Networks Group launches NeuBeam High Speed Internet in Garrett County, Maryland
The company's Casselman underground mine in Garrett County, Maryland, meanwhile, has successfully completed a challenging geologic transition under the Casselman River.
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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.
12 January 2010 - US-based provider of healthcare services Conmed Healthcare Management (OTC: CONM) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Garrett County, Maryland, for an initial period of two and a half years.
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.