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Wicomico County, Maryland

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Wicomico County was formed in 1864 from portions of Somerset and Worcester counties. The name comes from the Indian words wicko and mekee, which means a place where houses are built.

Founded: 1867
County Seat: Salisbury
Website: www.wicomicocounty.org

Total Area: 400 Square Miles
Land: 377 Square Miles
Water: 23 Square Miles

2010 Population: 98,733. The 2000 Population was 84,644

Incorporated Towns – Year of Incorporation
Delmar – 1888
Fruitland – 1947
Hebron – 1931
Mardela Springs – 1906
Pittsville – 1906
Salisbury – 1854
Sharptown – 1874
Willards – 1906