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Somerset County, MD Public Records

1st Judicial Circuit Court
PO Box 99
Princess Anne, MD 21853 http://www.mdcourts.gov/
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM EST
P: 410-845-4840
F: 410-845-4841
Couriers: 30512 Prince William St
Princess Anne, MD 21853
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions over $25,000, Family, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No adoption, juvenile, sealed, expunged or mental records released
District Court
12155 Elm St, #C
Princess Anne, MD 21853-1358 http://www.mdcourts.gov/
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 410-845-4700
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $30,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records: No adoption, juvenile, sealed, expunged or mental records released
Felony cases go to Circuit Court if preliminary hearing waived or cause found. Records held at court where trial heard.
Register of Wills
30512 Prince William St
Princess Anne, MD 21853 registers.maryland.gov/main/somer...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM EST
P: 410-651-1696
F: 410-651-3873
Jurisdiction: Probate
Search by name or estate, this county or all counties at http://registers.maryland.gov/main/search.html or http://jportal.mdcourts.gov/willsandtrusts/index.jsf.

Somerset County, MD Vital Records

Contact the Somerset County Office of the County Clerk of the Circuit Court if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Somerset County
County Clerk of the Circuit Court
30512 Prince William St
Princess Anne, MD 21853 www.mdcourts.gov/clerks/somerset/...
8AM-4:30PM EST
Phone: 410-845-4840
Fax: 410-845-4841
Recorded Documents

Somerset County Vital Certificates

Somerset County Vital Certificates

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Somerset County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 327.21 sq mi
Population (2009): 25,959
  • Females: 46.4%
  • White: 56.0%
  • Black/African American: 41.3%
  • Asian: 0.9%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 2.7%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 54.0%
Population Change (2000-2009): 1,212
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 2.5%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 4.2%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 23.1%
High School Graduates (2000): 69.5%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 11.6%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.37
Housing Units (2000): 10,092
Homeownership Rate (2000): 69.6%
Migration Flow to Somerset County, MD from (2007-2008):

Somerset County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $381,252
  • Construction: $19,801
  • Retail Trade: $13,575
  • Professional and Technical Services: $8,833
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $6,477
  • Retail Trade: $13,575
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $4,966
  • Manufacturing: $19,596
  • Farms: $18,478
  • Government: $155,442
Employed (2000): 9,368
Unemployed (2000): 1,004
Unemployment Rate (2009): 9.4%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $24,053
Local Government Employment (2007): 936
Local Government Revenue (2007): $59,596 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $17,363 (thou. dol.)

Somerset County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 227
  • Per 1,000 population: 8.7
Deaths (2007): 242
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.2
Infant Deaths (2007): 5
  • Per 1,000 population: 22.0

Somerset County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 94
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 2
  • Forcible rape: 4
  • Robbery: 20
  • Aggravated Assault: 68
Property Crimes (2008): 704
  • Burglary: 181
  • Larceny-Theft: 488
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 35

Somerset County Genealogy Records