Washington County, Maryland



(Family History and Genealogy)

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Washington County was formed October 1, 1776 from Frederick County. It was named in honor of General George Washington, who later became First President of the United States (1789-1797). Allegany (1789) county was formed from Washington County. Hagerstown is the county seat.


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If you have records pertaining to Washington County to add to our USGenWeb Archives, please contact Cyndie Enfinger, who is the archivist for Washington County.

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Washington County Maps

Washington County Genealogical and Historical Information

Online Records

Washington County Historical Photos

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Washington County Family Genealogy Websites

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