ALLEGANY COUNTY, MARYLAND

MUNICIPALITIES

Allegany County has seven municipalities: Barton, Cumberland, Frostburg, Lonaconing, Luke, Midland, and Westernport. Its county seat, Cumberland, is the oldest city, incorporated in 1815. Later, Frostburg formed its own government in 1839, Westernport in 1858, Lonaconing in 1890, Barton in 1900, Midland in 1900, and Luke in 1922.


BARTON

Incorporated 1900 (Chapter 729, Acts of 1900)
Population (1990 census): 530


CUMBERLAND

[color photograph of City Hall, Cumberland] Incorporated 1815 (Chapter 136, Acts of 1815)
Population (1990 census): 23,706
City Hall, Cumberland, Maryland, May 2000.
Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


[color photograph of Public Safety Building, Cumberland] Public Safety Building,
Cumberland, Maryland, May 2000.
Photo by Diane F. Evartt.



FROSTBURG

Incorporated 1839 (Chapter 179, Acts of 1839)
Population (1990 census): 8,075


LONACONING

Incorporated 1890 (Chapter 132, Acts of 1890)
Population (1990 census): 1,122


LUKE

Incorporated 1922 (Chapter 73, Acts of 1922)
Population (1990 census): 184


MIDLAND

Incorporated 1900 (Chapter 681, Acts of 1900)
Population (1990 census): 574


WESTERNPORT

Incorporated 1858 (Chapter 54, Acts of 1858)
Population (1990 census): 2,454

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