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Carroll County Clerk of the Circuit Court
55 N. Court Street
Westminster, MD 21157-5155
410-386-8710 - voice
|Office Hours||Mon-Fri 8:30-4:30|
|Contact 1||Donald B. Sealing, II|
410-386-8715 - voice
|Contact 2||Theresa |
|Purpose||To serve as an independent keeper of various public records, and to maintain the integrity of the records in a safe and impartial manner.|
|Service||MARRIAGE: 1. License — issued the day of application, but is not effective until 6 am on the second calendar day after the license is issued. Valid for 6 months from effective date. 2. Ceremony. RECORDS: 1. Marriage Licenses 1837 to present (cross-indexed by male and female surnames) 2. Military Discharge — 1920 to the present, not open for public inspection 3. Election Returns — 1916 to present 4. Agency Record 5. Financial Record 6. Plat Records (Available on-line through Plats.net)— all subdivisions in Carroll County 7. Land Records/Deeds/Mortgages — 1837 to the present (Available on-line through MDLANDREC.NET) 8. Divorce Decrees — 1837 to the present 9. County Roads Deed Book 10. Notary information 11. Civil, Criminal, Juvenile and Adoption Records — 1837 to present. CIRCUIT COURT DUTY: Swearing in of all witnesses and taking notes. LICENSES: 1. Construction license 2. Cigarette license 3. Trader's license. Call 410-386-8710 or 888-786-0039 for civil records, 410-386-8710 or 888-786-0039 for land records/licensing, and 410-386-8710 for criminal records.|
|Eligibility||Open to the public, except military discharge records and juvenile and adoption records.|
|Area Served||Serves Carroll County.|
|Subjects||Birth And Death Records, Election Information, Government, Land Records, Licenses/Permits, Notaries Public|
|Last Updated||27 February 2020|