GARRETT COUNTY, MARYLAND

MUNICIPALITIES


[color photograph of Casselman Bridge] Garrett County has eight municipalites: Accident, Deer Park, Friendsville, Grantsville, Kitzmiller, Loch Lynn Heights, Mountain Lake Park, and Oakland. The oldest is Oakland, the county seat, incorporated in 1862. Thereafter, municipal government formed at Grantsville (1864), Deer Park (1884), Loch Lynn Heights (1896), Friendsville (1902), Kitzmiller (1906), Accident (1916), and Mountain Lake Park (1931).
Casselman Bridge, Grantsville, Maryland, 1998. Photo by Diane P. Frese.

ACCIDENT

Incorporated 1916 (Chapter 514, Acts of 1916)
Population (1990 census): 349


DEER PARK

Incorporated 1884 (Chapter 519, Acts of 1884)
Population (1990 census): 419


FRIENDSVILLE

Incorporated 1902 (Chapter 477, Acts of 1902)
Population (1990 census): 577


GRANTSVILLE

Incorporated 1864 (Chapter 99, Acts of 1864)
Population (1990 census): 505


KITZMILLER

Incorporated 1906 (Chapter 285, Acts of 1906)
Population (1990 census): 275


LOCH LYNN HEIGHTS

Incorporated 1896 (Chapter 450, Acts of 1896)
Population (1990 census): 461


MOUNTAIN LAKE PARK

Incorporated 1931 (Chapter 507, Acts of 1931)
Population (1990 census): 1,938


OAKLAND

Incorporated 1862 (Chapter 250, Acts of 1862)
Population (1990 census): 1,741

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