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Time Zone: Wicomico County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Salisbury is the Seat for Wicomico County.

Wicomico County was founded in 1867. Wicomico was created by taking area from Somerset and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Wicomico had a population of 94,222 people. This is an increase of 11.32% since the last Census (which gave a population of 84,644 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Wicomico represented 1.6% of the total population of Maryland, making it the state's 13th most populous county (out of 24 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201098,733+16.65%+4.79% since 2009
200994,222+11.32%+0.39% since 2008
200893,859+10.89%+0.55% since 2007
200793,343+10.28% 
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200084,644The Last Census

More information can be found on the Wicomico County Census Page for Wicomico County.

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Below are some of the communities located in Wicomico County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Wicomico County):

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Salisbury   28,32723,74319.31% increase  
Fruitland   4,5003,77419.24% increase  
Delmar   3,3051,85977.8% increase  
Pittsville   1,1871,1820.42% increase  
Hebron   1,04180729% increase  

Websites for Wicomico County

Official Website:   www.wicomicocounty.org/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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