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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The bank also owns 99.9% of the limited partnership interests in Liberty Mews Limited Partnership which acquires, develops and operates low-income housing units in Garrett County, Maryland, USA.
Carbone ran last year in hopes of becoming the first woman and first Democrat to be elected as a Garrett County commissioner in 25 years.
The Bank also owns 99.9% of the limited partnership interests in Liberty Mews Limited Partnership, which was formed for the purpose of acquiring, developing and operating low-income housing units in Garrett County, Maryland.
Daniel Browne; IN THE WEEDS; Garrett County Press (Fiction: General) 15.95 ISBN: 9781939430205
Her pioneering spirit has been an inspiration to our deployment team: Bob Kuntz of Carroll County Public Library, John Courie of Caroline County Public Library, Tracy Carroll of the Western Maryland Regional Library, Thomas Vose of the Ruth Enlow Library of Garrett County, Nini Beegan of the Maryland State Library, and me, the nominal head of the project.
Upon completing the school's Grooming Instruction Program with honors in 2017, he opened a mobile grooming business, Spike's Zoom-N-Groom (, earlier this year that serves clients in Garrett County, Maryland.
(DNG) has launched its NeuBeam(TM) High Speed Internet service in portions of southern Garrett County, MD, offering residential and business broadband at speeds up to 20 times greater than available offerings, with no data caps for any service packages, the company said.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-October 25, 2016-Declaration Networks Group launches NeuBeam High Speed Internet in Garrett County, Maryland
For the same three-person family, the SSS in rural Garrett County was $30,291, but in Montgomery County (one of the most affluent counties in the country), it was $77,933.
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