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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 Board of County Commissioners of Garrett County, Maryland will accept sealed proposals from qualified firms for engineering services to design, prepare contract plans and specifications and secure the required permits and approvals for the construction of a fully operational 50,000 gallons per day wastewater treatment plant for the Keysers Ridge area near Grantsville, Maryland.
is starting to reap the benefits of a second continuous miner unit that went into production this fall at the Casselman underground low-volatile metallurgical mine in Garrett County, Maryland.
He was deployed to Garrett County, Maryland, where he commanded a search and rescue task force of military police; state police; and emergency management services, search, and rescue personnel in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy in October 2012.
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.
Consultant to work with the County and the Garrett County Marcellus Shale Advisory Group to develop a scope of work for the County to hire a consultant to perform an economic impact study on shale natural gas development in Garrett County, Maryland
metallurgical miner PBS Coals from Russia's OAO Severstal steel and mining group, is moving forward with the planned expansion of the Casselman underground low-vol met coal mine in Garrett County, Maryland.
5 megawatt wind turbines to be installed at a 50-megawatt wind farm in Garrett County, Maryland.
The Board Of County Commissioners Of Garrett County, Maryland Will Accept Sealed Bids On Behalf Of The Cassclman Valley Soccer Association And The Deep Creek Lions Club For The Purchase And Installation Of Fence As Specified At Two (2) County Owned Locations Receiving Program Open Space Funds.