Fun Fact: County Origins – Get in Formation

Today’s Maryland counties did not always exist in their present form. The borders that define the 24 jurisdictions were formed over the course of three centuries. St. Mary’s County was the first to be organized, and Garrett County was the last.

Below are Maryland’s counties listed in order of formation. Click on the Conduit Street Fun Fact to discover something new about each place!

Do you have a fun fact to share about your county? If so, please send it to Allison Valliant to be featured in MACo’s weekly Fun Fact on Conduit Street.