Worcester County, Maryland Courthouse

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Worcester County, Maryland Courthouse
MD Worcester Courthouse.jpg

Contact Information



PO Box 40
1 West Market Street
Snow Hill, MD 21863-1073

Clerk's Office telephone:

Hours: 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

[2] Circuit, District, and Orphan's Court's judges and clerks.
[3] judges, clerks, and agencies.

Collection Description

Circuit Court Clerk has marriages from 1866 +, divorce records from 1900, and court records from 1916.[4]



Alternate Repositories

If you cannot visit or find a record at the FamilySearch.org site, a similar record may be available at one of the following.

  • Maryland State Archives" [5] Annapolis, has maps, newspapers, religious records, and private papers,[6] including births 1654-1924[7];marriages 1640-1997[8]; deaths from counties 1654-1991, from Baltimore City 1875-1994.[9]
  • "Family History Library" Salt Lake City, has books of Worcester County marriages from 1795 to 1906 and a few books on court proceedings and judgements.
  • Worcester County, Maryland, District Court -
  • Worcester County, Maryland, Orphans' Court -
  • neighboring county courthouses - may have court records of Worcester County citizens doing business nearby.


  1. "Circuit Court for Worcester County" in Maryland Judiciary [Internet site] at http://www.courts.state.md.us/worcester.html (accessed 21 August 2013).
  2. "http://msa.maryland.gov/msa/mdmanual/36loc/wo/html/woj.html" Judicial Branch Internet
  3. http://www.courts.state.md.us/circuit/worcester/index.html
  4. Handybook for Genealogists, 9th (Logan, Utah: Everton Pub., 1999), 183. [FHL book 973 D27e 1999]
  5. Maryland State Archives
  6. Maryland State Archives Reference and Research [Internet site] at Maryland State Archives Reference and Research (accessed 24 October 2008).
  7. "Birth Records" in Maryland State Archives Reference and Research [Internet site] at http://guide.mdsa.net/viewer.cfm?page=birth (accessed 21 August 2013).
  8. "Marriage Records" in Maryland State Archives Reference and Research [Internet site] at http://guide.mdsa.net/viewer.cfm?page=marriage (accessed 21 August 2013).
  9. "Death Records" in Maryland State Archives Reference and Research [Internet site] at http://guide.mdsa.net/viewer.cfm?page=death (accessed 21 August 2013).