Wicomico County, MD
 
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[HISTORY: Adopted and amended as indicated in text.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Elections — See Ch. 33
STATUTORY REFERENCES
Placing political posters — See Anno. Code of Md. (1957), Art. 27, § 452.
Compensation of Board of Elections members — See Anno. Code of Md. (1957), Art. 33, § 2-3.
Appointment and compensation of counsel — See Anno. Code of Md. (1957), Art. 33, § 2-5.
[Added by L. Wic. Co., 1966, ch. 1; amended 2-13-1985 by Bill No. 1985-5; 6-14-1993 by Bill No. 1993-15]
Wicomico County is divided into 15 election districts according to their names, bounds and limits, as fully set forth in §§ 31-2 through 31-18, in each of which districts all elections for public officers shall be held at such location or locations in each district as may from time to time be so designated by the Supervisors of Elections of said Wicomico County. If no suitable location is available in any given district, a suitable location or locations in the adjoining district may be so designated by the Supervisors of Elections of Wicomico County, in accordance with Article 33, § 2-11, of the Annotated Code of Maryland.
[Added by L. Wic. Co., 1966, ch. 1]
Beginning for the same at the point of intersection of the Nanticoke River and Rewastico Creek and running thence in a northeasterly direction by and with said Rewastico Creek to the Porter Mill Road (County Route No. 437); thence by and with said Porter Mill Road to the Old Railroad Road (County Route No. 430); thence in a northerly direction by and with said Old Railroad Road to Barren Creek Road (State Route No. 467); thence in an easterly direction by and with said Barren Creek Road to the Maryland-Delaware line; thence in a westerly direction along the Maryland-Delaware line to the Maryland-Delaware cornerstone; thence in a northerly direction by and with the Maryland-Delaware line to the point of intersection of the said Maryland-Delaware line with the Cross Road (County Route No. 457); thence in a general westerly direction to the point of intersection of said Cross Road to the road known as Snethen Church Road (County Route No. 452); thence by and with said Snethen Church Road to the Sharptown-Mardela State Road (State Route No. 313); thence by and with the Spring Grove Road (County Route No. 460); in a general northwesterly direction to the Nanticoke River; thence in a general southwesterly direction by and with said Nanticoke River to the point of beginning.
[Added by L. Wic. Co., 1966, ch. 1]
Beginning for the same at the intersection of the Nanticoke River and Rewastico Creek and proceeding thence by and with said Rewastico Creek to the Porter Mill Road (County Route No. 437); thence by and with said Porter Mill Road in a northeasterly direction to the intersection of Braggs Lane (County Route No. 439); thence by and with said Braggs Lane in a southeasterly direction to the Rewastico Road (County Route No. 433) and proceeding directly across said Rewastico Road and following an old road through the woods in a general southeasterly direction to the Hebron-Quantico Road (State Route No. 347); thence in a northeasterly direction by and with said Hebron-Quantico Road to the point of intersection of said road with the Quantico Creek Road (County Route No. 429); thence in a southeasterly direction by and with said Quantico Creek Road to the Fire Tower Road (County Route No. 428); thence running in a southeasterly direction by and with said Fire Tower Road to Crooked Oak Lane (County Route No. 473); thence running in an easterly direction by and with said Crooked Oak Lane to the Rockawalkin Road (County Route No. 475); thence running in a southerly direction by and with said Rockawalkin Road to the point where it intersects the Salisbury-Nanticoke Road (State Route No. 349); thence continuing in a southerly direction directly across the said Salisbury-Nanticoke Road by and with the Rockawalkin Road (County Route No. 314) to Pemberton Drive (County Route No. 301); thence in a southwesterly direction by and with said Pemberton Drive to the North Upper Ferry Road (County Route No. 320); thence in a southerly direction by and with said North Upper Ferry Road to the Wicomico River; thence in a southwesterly direction by and with said Wicomico River to Green Hill Creek; thence in a general northwesterly direction by and with said Green Hill Creek to the headwaters of the northwesterly fork of said Green Hill Creek; thence in a northwesterly direction to the headwaters of Dennis Creek and from thence running to the Quantico Creek; thence running in a general westerly direction by and with said Quantico Creek to the Nanticoke River and thence by and with said Nanticoke River in a general northeasterly direction to the point of beginning.
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Editor's Note: Former § 31-4, District No. 3, Tyaskin, added by L. Wic. Co., 1966, ch. 1, was deleted 6-14-1993 by Bill No. 1993-15.
[Added by L. Wic. Co., 1966, ch. 1]
Beginning for the same at the intersection of the Maryland-Delaware line and the Tingle Road (County Route No. 143) and thence running in a southwesterly direction by and with said Tingle Road to the New Hope Road (County Route No. 162); thence running in a southeasterly direction by and with said New Hope Road to its intersection with the Burnt Mill Road (County Route No. 158); thence running in a southerly direction by and with said Burnt Mill Road to its intersection with the Poplar Neck Road (County Route No. 129); thence running in a southeasterly direction by and with said Poplar Neck Road to the Hamblin Ditch; thence running in a general southerly direction by and with said Hamblin Ditch to Old U.S. Route No. 50 (same being the road from Salisbury to Ocean City); thence in a westerly direction by and with said Old U.S. Route No. 50 to the White-Rich Road (County Route No. 267); thence running in a southerly direction by and with said White-Rich Road across the Friendship Road (County Route No. 265) to the Pine Branch; thence running in a general southeasterly direction by and with said Pine Branch to Savannah Branch; thence running by and with said Savannah Branch to the Ben Davis Road (County Route No. 272); thence running in a general northwesterly direction by and with said Ben Davis Road to the Morris Road (County Route No. 266); thence running in a general southwesterly direction by and with said Morris Road to the Mt. Hermon Road (State Route No. 350); thence running in a general westerly direction by and with said Mt. Hermon Road to the main prong of Nassawango Creek; thence running in a general northerly direction by and with said Nassawango Creek to the Shavox Road (County Route No. 207); thence running in a general westerly direction by and with said Shavox Road to the Forest Grove Road (County Route No. 298); thence running in a general northerly direction by and with said Forest Grove Road to Old U.S. Route No. 50; thence in a general easterly direction by and with said Old U.S. Route No. 50 to Broad Street in the village of Parsonsburg; thence running in a northerly direction by and with said Broad Street to the Parsonsburg-Melson Road (County Route No. 130); thence running in a northerly direction by and with said Parsonsburg-Melson Road to the Melson Road (County Route No. 145); thence running westerly by and with said Melson Road to the Melson Delaware Line Road (County Route No. 174); thence running by and with the Melson Delaware Line Road in a northerly direction to the Maryland-Delaware Line; thence running in an easterly direction by and with said Maryland-Delaware Line to the point of beginning.
[Added by L. Wic. Co., 1966, ch. 1]
Beginning for the same at the intersection of the Twilley Bridge Road (County Route No. 244) and the main prong of Nassawango Creek; thence running in a general northerly direction by and with said Nassawango Creek to the Shavox Road (County Route No. 207); thence running in a general westerly direction by and with said Shavox Road to the Forest Grove Road (County Route No. 298); thence running in a general northerly direction by and with said Forest Grove Road to Old U.S. Route No. 50; thence running in a general easterly direction along Old U.S. Route No. 50 to Broad Street in the Village of Parsonsburg; thence running in a northerly direction by and with said Broad Street to the Parsonsburg-Melson Road (County Route No. 130); thence running in a northerly direction by and with said Parsonsburg-Melson Road to the Melson Road (County Route No. 145); thence running in a westerly direction by and with said Melson Road to the Melson Delaware Line Road (County Route No. 174); thence running in a northerly direction by and with said Melson Delaware Line Road to the Maryland-Delaware line; thence running in a westerly direction by and with said Maryland-Delaware line to the Stage Road (County Route No. 176); thence running in a southerly direction by and with said Stage Road to a point where it intersects U.S. Route No. 13 (Salisbury-Delaware line Road); thence running in a southerly direction along said U.S. Route No. 13 to the Naylor Mill Road (County Route No. 431); thence running in a westerly direction by and with said Naylor Mill Road to the Old Delmar Road (County Route No. 488) (from Delmar to Salisbury); thence running in a general southerly direction along said Old Delmar Road to U.S. Route No. 13; thence running in a general southerly or southwesterly direction by and with said U.S. Route 13 to North Division Street in Salisbury; thence running in a general southerly direction by and with said North Division Street and South Division Street to the east prong of the Wicomico River; thence running by and with the east prong of the Wicomico River, the Beaver Dam Creek, Schumaker Pond and Parker Pond in an easterly direction to the Mt. Hermon Road (State Route No. 350); thence running in a general easterly direction by and with said Mt. Hermon Road to the Twilley Bridge Road (County Route No. 244); thence running in a general southeasterly direction by and with said Twilley Bridge Road to the point of beginning.
[Added by L. Wic. Co., 1966, ch. 1]
Beginning for the same at Massey's Crossing on the Pocomoke River and running thence by and with said Massey's Crossing Road (County Route No. 286) in a general southwesterly direction to the Mt. Pleasant Road (County Route No. 215); thence running in a general westerly direction by and with said Mt. Pleasant Road to the Willards-Whiton Road (State Route No. 354); thence running in a southerly direction by and with said Willards-Whiton Road to the Ben Davis Road (County Route No. 272); thence running in a northwesterly direction by and with said Ben Davis Road to the point of intersection with the Morris Road (County Route No. 266); thence running in a southwesterly direction by and with said Morris Road to the Mt. Hermon Road (State Route No. 350); thence running in a general westerly direction by and with said Mt. Hermon Road to the main branch of the Nassawango Creek; thence running by and with said main branch of the Nassawango Creek in a southerly direction to the Wicomico-Worcester County line; thence running by and with said Wicomico-Worcester County line in a general easterly direction to the Pocomoke River and thence running in a general northerly direction by and with said Pocomoke River to the point of beginning.
[Added by L. Wic. Co., 1966, ch. 1]
Beginning for the same at the intersection of Wicomico River with Wicomico Creek and thence running by and with said Wicomico River in a northeasterly direction to its intersection with White Creek; thence running by and with said White Creek in a southerly direction to the Walnut Tree Road (County Route No. 308); thence running by and with said Walnut Tree Road in a southeasterly direction to the Allen Road (County Route No. 344); thence running by and with said Allen Road in a southwesterly direction to the intersection of the Old Eden Road (County Route No. 366); thence running by and with said Old Eden Road and the extension thereof in a southerly direction directly into Passerdyke Creek; thence running by and with said Passerdyke Creek and the Wicomico Creek in a westerly direction to the Wicomico River at the point of beginning.
[Added by L. Wic. Co., 1966, ch. 1; amended 6-13-1977 by Bill No. 1977-3]
Beginning for the same at the intersection of the Nassawango Creek and the Wicomico-Worcester County line and thence running in a westerly direction by and with said Wicomico-Worcester County line to the intersection of said county line and the St. Luke's Road (County Route No. 206); thence running in a general northwesterly direction by and with St. Luke's Road to the Jackson Road (County Route No. 251); thence running in a general easterly direction by and with said Jackson Road to Slab Bridge Creek; thence running in a general northwesterly direction by and with said Slab Bridge Creek to South Division Street Extended (County Route No. 212); thence running by and with said South Division Street Extended in a northerly direction to the Dykes Road (County Route No. 227); thence running by and with the said Dykes Road in an easterly direction to Robins Avenue (County Route No. 216); thence running by and with said Robins Avenue in a northerly direction to the Snow Hill Road (State Route No. 12); thence running by and with said Snow Hill Road in a northwesterly direction to College Avenue Extended (County Route No. 0630); thence running by and with the said College Avenue Extended in an easterly and northerly direction to Beaver Dam Creek; thence running by and with said Beaver Dam Creek in a southeasterly direction to Schumaker Pond; thence running by and with said Schumaker Pond in an easterly direction to Beaver Dam Creek; thence running by and with said Beaver Dam Creek and the center of Parker Pond in a northeasterly direction to the Mt. Hermon Road (State Route No. 350); thence running by and with said Mt. Hermon Road in an easterly direction to the Twilley Bridge Road (County Route No. 244); thence running in a general southeasterly direction by and with said Twilley Bridge Road to the Nassawango Creek; thence running in a general southerly direction by and with said Nassawango Creek to the point of beginning.
[Added by L. Wic. Co., 1966, ch. 1]
Beginning for the same at the intersection of the east prong of the Wicomico River and South Division Street; thence running in a northerly direction by and with said South Division Street and North Division Street to U.S. Route No. 13; thence running in a general northerly direction by and with said U.S. Route 13 to the Old Delmar Road (County Route No. 488); thence running in a general northerly direction by and with said Old Delmar Road to the intersection of said Old Delmar Road and Naylor Mill Road (County Route No. 431); thence running by and with said Naylor Mill Road in an easterly direction to U.S. Route No. 13; thence running in a northerly direction by and with said U.S. Route No. 13 to Leonard Mill Pond; thence running in a general southwesterly direction by and with said Leonard Mill Pond and Leonard Mill Run to the Naylor Mill Road (County Route No. 431); thence running in a general westerly direction by and with said Naylor Mill Road to its point of intersection with the Log Cabin Road (County Route No. 441); thence running in a general northwesterly direction by and with said Log Cabin Road to the White-Lowe Road (County Route No. 420); thence running in a general southerly direction by and with said White-Lowe Road to U.S. Route No. 50; thence running in a general westerly direction by and with said U.S. Route No. 50 to the Rockawalkin Road (County Route No. 475); thence running in a general southwesterly direction by and with said Rockawalkin Road to State Route No. 349; thence crossing State Route No. 349 and by and with Rockawalkin Road (County Route No. 314) to Pemberton Drive (County Route No. 301); thence running in a general southwesterly direction by and with said Pemberton Drive to the North Upper Ferry Road (County Route No. 320); thence running in a southerly direction by and with said North Upper Ferry Road to the Wicomico River and thence running in a general northeasterly direction by and with the meandering of the Wicomico River to the point of beginning.
[Added by L. Wic. Co., 1966, ch. 1]
Beginning for the same at the intersection of the Nanticoke River and the Maryland-Delaware State line; thence running in a southerly direction by and with said Maryland-Delaware State line to the Cross Road (County Route No. 457); thence running in a westerly direction with said Cross Road to the Snethen Church Road (County Route No. 452); thence running by and with the Snethen Church Road in a northwesterly direction to Spring Grove Road (County Route No. 460); thence running in a northwesterly direction by and with said Spring Grove Road to the Nanticoke River; thence running in a general northeasterly direction by and with said Nanticoke River to its intersection with the Maryland-Delaware line at the point of beginning.
[Amended by L. Wic. Co., 1966, ch. 1]
Beginning for the same at the intersection of the Maryland-Delaware State line with the Stage Road (County Route No. 176) and thence running by and with said Stage Road in a southerly direction to U.S. Route No. 13; thence running in a southerly direction by and with said U.S. Route No. 13 to Leonard Mill Pond; thence running in a general southwesterly direction by and with said Leonard Mill Pond and Leonard Mill Run to the Naylor Mill Road (County Route No. 431); thence running in a general northwesterly direction by and with said Naylor Mill Road to its point of intersection with the Log Cabin Road (County Route No. 441); thence running in a general northwesterly direction by and with said Log Cabin Road to the Hickory Mill Road (County Route No. 422); thence running in a general northerly direction by and with said Hickory Mill Road and the extension thereof, to the Maryland-Delaware line and thence running in an easterly direction by and with said Maryland-Delaware line to the point of beginning.
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Editor's Note: Former § 31-13, District No. 12, Nanticoke, P.L.L. 1930, Art. 23, secs. 78 and 79; 1959 Code, secs. 80 and 81, 1900, ch. 426, secs. 1 and 2; 1965 Code, secs. 89 and 90, amended by L. Wic. Co., 1966, ch. 1, was deleted 6-14-1993 by Bill No. 1993-15.
[P.L.L. 1930, Art. 23, secs. 80 and 81; 1959 Code, secs. 82 and 83; 1904, ch. 133, secs. 1 and 2; 1965 Code, secs. 91 and 92] [Amended by L. Wic. Co., 1966, ch. 1; 6-13-1977 by Bill No. 1977-3]
Beginning for the same at the intersection of the Tony Tank Creek with the Wicomico River; thence running by and with said Tony Tank Creek and the north prong of Tony Tank Lake in an easterly direction to its intersection with South Division Street Extended (County Route No. 212) at Coulbourne Mill Pond; thence running by and with South Division Street Extended in a northerly direction to Dykes Road (County Route No. 227); thence running by and with said Dykes Road in an easterly direction to Robins Avenue (County Route No. 216); thence running by and with said Robins Avenue in a northerly direction to the Snow Hill Road (State Route No. 12); thence running by and with said Snow Hill Road in a northwesterly direction to College Avenue Extended (County Route No. 0630); thence running by and with said College Avenue Extended in an easterly and northerly direction to Beaver Dam Creek; thence running in a westerly direction by and with said Beaver Dam Creek to the east prong of the Wicomico River; thence running by and with said east prong of the Wicomico River to the Wicomico River; thence running by and with said Wicomico River in a southwesterly direction to the intersection of Tony Tank Creek to the point of beginning.
[P.L.L. 1930, Art. 23, secs. 82 and 83; 1959 Code, secs. 84 and 85; 1906, ch. 190, secs. 1 and 2; 1965 Code, secs. 93 and 94] [Amended by L. Wic. Co. 1966, ch. 1]
Beginning for the same at the intersection of the Maryland-Delaware line with the Tingle Road (County Route No. 143); thence running in a southwesterly direction by and with said Tingle Road to the New Hope Road (County Route No. 162); thence running in a general southeasterly direction by and with said New Hope Road to the Burnt Mill Road (County Route No. 158); thence running in a general southerly direction by and with said Burnt Mill Road to the Poplar Neck Road (County Route No. 129); thence running in a general southeasterly direction by and with said Poplar Neck Road to the Hamblin Ditch; thence running in a general southerly direction by and with said Hamblin Ditch to Old U.S. Route No. 50; thence running in a westerly direction by and with said Old U.S. Route 50 to the White-Rich Road (County Route No. 267); thence running by and with said White-Rich Road in a general southerly direction across the Friendship Road (County Route No. 265) to Pine Branch; thence running by and with said Pine Branch in a southeasterly direction to Savannah Branch; thence running in a general southeasterly direction by and with said Savannah Branch to the Ben Davis Road (County Route No. 272); thence running in a general southeasterly direction by and with said Ben Davis Road to the Willards-Whiton Road (State Route No. 354); thence running in a general northerly direction by and with said Willards-Whiton Road to the Mt. Pleasant Road (County Route No. 215); thence running in a general easterly direction by and with said Mt. Pleasant Road to the Massey's Crossing Road (County Route No. 286); thence running in a general northeasterly direction by and with said Massey's Crossing Road to the Pocomoke River; thence running in a general northerly direction by and with said Pocomoke River to the Maryland-Delaware line and thence running in a westerly direction by and with the said Maryland-Delaware line to the point of beginning.
[P.L.L. 1930, Art. 23, secs. 84 and 85; 1959 Code, secs. 86 and 87, 1912, ch. 536, secs. 1 and 2. 1965 Code, secs. 95 and 96] [Amended by L. Wic. Co., 1966, ch. 1]
Beginning for the same at the intersection of U.S. Route No. 50 and the White-Lowe Road (County Route No. 420); thence running in a northerly direction by and with said White-Lowe Road to the Log Cabin Road (County Route No. 441); thence running in a westerly direction by and with said Log Cabin Road to the Hickory Mill Road (County Route No. 422); thence running by and with said Hickory Mill Road and the extension thereof in a northerly direction to the Maryland-Delaware line; thence running in a westerly direction by and with said Maryland-Delaware line to the Barren Creek Road (State Route No. 467); thence running by and with the Barren Creek Road in a westerly direction to the Old Railroad Road (County Route No. 430); thence running in a southerly direction by and with said Old Railroad Road to Porter Mill Road (County Route No. 437); thence running in a southwesterly direction by and with said Porter Mill Road to Braggs Lane (County Route No. 439); thence running by and with said Braggs Lane in a southeasterly direction to Rewastico Road (County Route No. 433) and thence proceeding directly across said Rewastico Road in a southeasterly direction following an old road through the woods to the Hebron-Quantico Road (State Route No. 347); thence running in a northeasterly direction by and with said Hebron-Quantico Road to the Quantico Creek Road (County Route No. 429); thence running in a general southeasterly direction by and with said Quantico Creek Road to the Fire Tower Road (County Route No. 428); thence running in a southeasterly direction by and with said Fire Tower Road to Crooked Oak Lane (County Route No. 473); thence running in an easterly direction by and with said Crooked Oak Lane to the Rockawalkin Road (County Route No. 475); thence running in a northeasterly direction by and with said Rockawalkin Road to U.S. Route No. 50; thence running in a general easterly direction by and with said U.S. Route No. 50 to the White-Lowe Road at the point of beginning.
[P.L.L., 1930, Art. 23, secs. 86 and 87; 1959 Code, secs. 88, 89, 90 and 91; 1922, ch. 221, secs. 1, 2 and 3; 1949, ch. 298, sec. 1; 1965 Code, secs. 97, 98, 99 and 100] [Amended by L. Wic. Co., 1966, ch. 1]
Beginning for the same at the intersection of the St. Luke's Road (County Route No. 206) and the Wicomico-Worcester County line; thence running in a northwesterly direction by and with said St. Luke's Road to the Jackson Road (County Route No. 251); thence running in an easterly direction by and with said Jackson Road to the Slab Bridge Creek; thence running in a northwesterly direction by and with said Slab Bridge Creek to South Division Street Extended (County Route No. 212); thence running by and with said South Division Street Extended in a northeasterly direction to Tony Tank Creek at Coulbourne Mill Pond; thence running in a northwesterly direction by and with said Tony Tank Creek and Tony Tank Lake to the Wicomico River; thence running by and with said Wicomico River in a westerly direction to its intersection with White Creek; thence running in a southerly direction by and with said White Creek to Walnut Tree Road (County Route No. 308); thence running in a southeasterly direction by and with said Walnut Tree Road to the Allen Road (County Route No. 344); thence running by and with the said Allen Road in a southwesterly direction to the Old Eden Road (County Route No. 366); thence running in a southerly direction by and with said Old Eden Road and an extension thereof to Passerdyke Creek; thence running by and with said Passerdyke Creek in a southeasterly direction to its intersection with the Wicomico-Somerset-Worcester County line; thence running in an easterly direction by and with the Wicomico-Worcester County line to the St. Luke's Road at the point of beginning.
[Added 6-14-1993 by Bill No. 1993-15[1]]
Beginning for the same at the confluence of the Nanticoke River and Quantico Creek; thence running in a general easterly direction by and with said Quantico Creek to Dennis Creek; thence running in a southerly direction by and with said Dennis Creek to the northwesterly headwaters of Green Hill Creek; thence running by and with said Green Hill Creek in a southeasterly direction to the Wicomico River; thence running by and with said Wicomico River in a general southwesterly direction to its confluence with the Nanticoke River; thence running by and with the Nanticoke River in a general northerly direction along the most southwesterly portion of Wicomico County to the place of beginning on Quantico Creek.
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Editor's Note: This bill also provided for the renumbering of former § 31-18, Plats, as § 31-19.
[Added by L. Wic. Co., 1966, ch. 1; amended 6-13-1977 by Bill No. 1977-3]
Plats designating the boundaries of the election districts fully described in § 31-2 through 31-18, inclusive, hereinbefore set forth, are recorded among the land records of Wicomico County, Maryland (Plats) in Liber J.W.T.S. No. 487, folios 97-104 inclusive and in Liber A.J.S. No. 876 folio 528.