SOMERSET COUNTY, MARYLAND

Origin: Somerset County was created by an Order in Council in 1666 and named for Lady Mary Somerset, daughter of Thomas Arundell of Wardour, and wife of Sir John Somerset. Lady Somerset was the sister of Lady Anne Arundell, who was the wife of Cecilius Calvert, Second Lord Baltimore.

Population (1990 Census): 23,440
Form of Government: County Commissioners
County Seat: Princess Anne, MD 21853



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Websites:
Economic Development Commission: http://skipjack.net/le_shore/somerset/
Library: http://sailor.lib.md.us/docs/libdir/some.html
Public Schools: www.familyeducation.com/MD/Somerset
Social Services Dept.: www.dhr.state.md.us/somerset.htm
Tourism Dept.: http://skipjack.net/le_shore/visitsomerset/

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