Origin: Worcester County was created from Somerset County in 1742 (Chapter 19, Acts of 1742). The County was named after the Earl of Worcester.

Population (1990 Census): 35,028
Form of Government: Code Home Rule since 1976
County Seat: Snow Hill, MD 21863


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Berlin Job Service: www.careernet.state.md.us/county/worcester.htm
Community College: www.worwic.cc.md.us/
County Government: www.co.worcester.md.us/
Economic Development Dept.: http://skipjack.net/le_shore/worcestr/
Education Dept.: www.worc.lib.md.us/education/home.html
Elections Board: www.worc.lib.md.us/elections.html
Library: www.worc.lib.md.us/library/home.html
Public Schools: www.worc.lib.md.us/education/home.html
Social Services Dept.: www.dhr.state.md.us/worcester.htm
Tourism Office: http://skipjack.net/le_shore/visitworcester/
Worcester County: www.worc.lib.md.us/index.html

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