TALBOT COUNTY, MARYLAND

Origin: The form of Talbot County's creation, though not known, probably was by virtue of an order of the Governor in Council. The County was in existence by February 18, 1661/ 62, when a writ was issued to the sheriff. The County was named after Lady Grace Talbot, sister of Cecilius Calvert, Second Lord Baltimore, and wife of Sir Robert Talbot, Irish statesman.

Population (1990 Census): 30,549
Form of Government: Charter since 1973
County Seat: Easton, MD 21601


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LEGISLATIVE BRANCH

COUNTY COUNCIL

Elected by Voters to 4-year terms:
Clinton S. Bradley III (R), President (chosen by Council in November, 1-year term), 1998
Andrew H. Anderson (R), Vice-President(chosen by Council in November, 1-year term), 1998
Herbert L. Andrew III (D), 1998
Robert D. Higgins (R), 1998
Steven F. Kinlock (R), 1998

Meetings: Tuesdays, 1:30 p.m.

Courthouse
11 North Washington St.
Easton, MD 21601
(410) 822-2401
fax: (410) 822-8697


EXECUTIVE BRANCH

COUNTY COUNCIL

Elected by Voters to 4-year term:
Clinton S. Bradley III (R), President(chosen by Council in November, 1-year term), 1998
(410) 822-2401

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


COMMUNITY SERVICES

EDUCATION

ELECTIONS

HEALTH

LAW OFFICES

LIQUOR LICENSING

PLANNING

PUBLIC SAFETY


JUDICIAL BRANCH

CIRCUIT COURT

Appointed by Governor &/or elected by Voters to 15-year term (1 Judge):
William S. Horne, County Administrative Judge, 2005

Courthouse
11 North Washington St.
Easton, MD 21601
(410) 822-4444

DISTRICT COURT

Appointed by Governor with Senate consent to 15-year term (1 Judge):
William H. Adkins III, Associate Judge, 2004

Courthouse, south wing
11 North Washington St.
Easton, MD 21601
(410) 822-2750

ORPHANS' COURT

Elected by Voters to 4-year terms:
Norman J. Moore (D), Chief Judge (designated by Governor), 1998
J. Thomas Craighead (R), Judge, 1998
James E. Thomas (R), Judge, 1998

P. O. Box 816
Courthouse
11 North Washington St.
Easton, MD 21601 - 0816
(410) 822-2470

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