County MDGenWeb Project:
Allegany County Census Image Project
Some Special Pages on the Allegany County site:
Other Allegany County Sites of the USGenWeb Project
MD Counties once containing or contained in Allegany County.
Welcome to the Allegany County's MDGenWeb site.
According to the "MD Manual, 1945-46" Allegany County, MD takes it name from Oolikhann, meaning beautiful stream. The county was formed from Washington County in 1789. Nearly 100 years later, in 1872, Garrett County was carved from the western portion of Allegany County.
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This web site is part of the MDGenWeb Project, a not-for-profit, online genealogical research tool. Carol Askey, that's me, is your Allegany County Coordinator. I have been preceded by two very capable coordinators, Carol Hepburn & John Keating, III.
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