Garrett County

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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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Vindex Energy Preparation Plant, Garrett County, MD
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Constellation Energy's new 70-megawatt Criterion Wind Project, located in Garrett County, Md.
A 20-year contract with Synergics for up to 40 megawatts of land-based wind power from its Roth Rock project in Garrett County, Md.
to acquire the Criterion wind project in Garrett County, Md.
Last week the company announced that it signed an agreement to develop a $140 million, 70-megawatt wind energy project in Garrett County, Md.
to build a future lumber drying and milling operation in Garrett County, Md.
and the State of Maryland have agreed on the majority of terms and conditions for the sale of Deep Creek Lake in Garrett County, Md.