CECIL COUNTY, MARYLAND

Origin: Cecil County was erected in 1674 from Baltimore and Kent counties by proclamation of the Governor. The County was named for Cecilius Calvert (1605-1675), Second Lord Baltimore, and founder of the Maryland colony. Although he never lived in Maryland, Cecilius Calvert was Proprietor of the colony from 1632 until his death in Middlesex, England in 1675.

Population (1990 Census): 71,347
Form of Government: County Commissioners
County Seat: Elkton, MD 21921

Cecil County Seal


Budget

Executive Branch

Judicial Branch

Legislative Branch

Municipalities

Organizational Chart

U.S. Government Agencies


LEGISLATIVE BRANCH

BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Elected by Voters to 4-year terms:
Oakley A. Sumpter, Jr. (R), President (chosen by Board, 4-year term), District 3, 1998
William C. Manlove (D), District 1, 1998
Larry L. Truslow, Jr. (R), District 2, 1998

Meetings: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m.
2nd, 4th and 5th Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m.

County Office Building, Room 101
129 East Main St.
Elkton, MD 21921
(410) 996-5201
(410) 658-4041, ext. 100 (Rising Sun area)
fax: (410) 996-5210


EXECUTIVE BRANCH

BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Elected by Voters to 4-year term:
Oakley A. Sumpter, Jr. (R), President, District 3, 1998
(410) 996-5201

Community Services
Education
Elections
Health
Law Offices
Licensing
Parks
Planning
Public Safety


COMMUNITY SERVICES

EDUCATION

ELECTIONS

HEALTH

LAW OFFICES

LICENSING

PARKS

PLANNING

PUBLIC SAFETY


JUDICIAL BRANCH

CIRCUIT COURT

Appointed by Governor &/or elected by Voters to 15-year terms (3 Judges):
Edward D. E. Rollins, Jr., County Administrative Judge (chosen by Circuit Administrative Judge), 1999

O. Robert Lidums, Associate Judge, 1998
Dexter M. Thompson, Jr., Associate Judge, 2011

County Office Building, 2nd floor
129 East Main St.
Elkton, MD 21921
(410) 996-5322

DISTRICT COURT

Appointed by Governor with Senate consent to 10-year terms (2 Judges):
James C. McKinney, District Administrative Judge (chosen by Chief Judge, District Court of Maryland, with approval of Chief Judge, Court of Appeals), 2006

Stephen J. Baker, Associate Judge, 2008

District Court/Multi-Service Center
170 East Main St.
Elkton, MD 21921
(410) 996-0700

ORPHANS' COURT

Elected by Voters to 4-year terms:
A. Rebecca Smith (D), Chief Judge (designated by Governor), 1998
Margaret M. Finger (D), Judge, 1998
J. Ewing Lort (D), Judge, 1998

County Office Building, Room 307
129 East Main St.
Elkton, MD 21921
(410) 996-5330

Maryland Counties


Maryland Manual On-Line

 Maryland Manual On-Line, 1998

July 10, 1998   
Note: In this past edition of Maryland Manual, some links are to external sites.  View the current Manual


[ Archives' Home Page  ||  All About Maryland  ||  Maryland Manual On-Line  ||  Reference & Research
||  Search the Archives   ||  Education & Outreach  ||  Archives of Maryland Online ]

Governor     General Assembly    Judiciary     Maryland.Gov

Copyright July 06, 1998 Maryland State Archives