Garrett County Map

Named for John Work Garrett, railroad executive, industrialist, and financier, Garrett County was the last county to be formed in Maryland. Know for its many public parks, state forests and highest waterfall. The northern part of the county is home to the Amish and Mennonite settlers. The Casselman River Bridge State Park has a 80 foot stone arch bridge that was constructed in 1813. The New Germany State Park is popular during the summer months with its beach, camping and picnic area. Deep Creek Lake State Park is Maryland's largest lake.

Size: 656 Square Miles
County Seat: Oakland
Government Form: County Commissioners
Population 2000: 29,846
Median income for a household (2000): $32,238
Median income for a family (2000): $37,811

Cities in Garrett County

Accident (21520) Bittinger (21522) Bloomington (21523)
Crellin (21550) Deer Park (21550) Friendsville (21531)
Grantsville (21536) Kitzmiller (21538) McHenry (21541)
Mountain Lake Park (21550) Oakland (21550) Swanton (21561)

Garrett County Resources

Garrett County Chamber of Commerce
Garrett County Government
Garrett College
Ruth Enlow Library of Garrett County
Garrett County Board of Education

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