Wicomico County, Maryland

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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ldgs/ Lower Delmarva Genealogical Society] <br>  Wicomico County Library <br>16-1 North Division Street <br> Salisbury MD 21801 <br>Phone 410-742-3501 or 410-546-0314
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*[http://skipjack.net/le_shore/whs/  Wicomico Historical Society] <br> Marion Phillips <br>PO Box 573 Pemberton Drive <br> Salisbury MD 21803-0573 <br> Phone 410-860-0447 <br>Fax: 410-860-1441 <br>Email: history@shore.intercom.net
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Revision as of 03:59, 20 February 2009

United States > Maryland > Wicomico County
Wicomico County, Maryland in green.

Contents

County Courthouse

Government Office Building
Route 50 & Division Street
Salisbury, MD 21801

Administrative Offices
P.O. Box 870
Salisbury, MD 21803-0870
Phone: 410-548-4696 or 410-548-4697

History

  • Named for Wicomico River, in turned derived from American Indian words wicko mekee, meaning "a place where houses are built," apparently referring to an Indian town on the banks.

Parent County

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities
Towns
Communities

Neighboring Counties

Dorchester | Somerset | Worcester | Sussex County, Delaware

Resources

Cemeteries

Allen Cemetery Barren Creek Springs Cemetery Bethel Cemetery Colbourne Cemetery Dennis Cemetery Dolbey Cemetery Farlows Cemetery

Hammond Cemetery Hastings Cemetery Hebron Cemetery Hustons Cemetery Jerusalem Cemetery Melson Cemetery New Hope Cemetery

Nichols Cemetery Oak Grove Cemetery Palmer Cemetery Parsons Cemetery Pittsville Cemetery Redman Cemetery Saint Johns Cemetery

Spring Hill Memorial Garden Twilley Cemetery Union Cemetery Wicomico Memorial Park Zion Cemetery

Cemetery transcriptions can be found on:

Census

Federal Census reports available 1870-1930 including slave and veterans schedules.

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Death Records

Societies and Libraries

  • Wicomico Historical Society
    Marion Phillips
    PO Box 573 Pemberton Drive
    Salisbury MD 21803-0573
    Phone 410-860-0447
    Fax: 410-860-1441
    Email: history@shore.intercom.net


Web Sites

References