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Posted on: November 21, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Frederick County Government Services Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday


FREDERICK, Md. – Frederick County government services will be closed Nov. 24 - 25 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Services will resume their regularly scheduled times, Monday, Nov. 28.

Additional information related to the holiday schedule:

  1. Animal Control and Adoption Center will be closed on Thursday, November 24, and Friday, November 25.  Adoptions and Administrative activities will resume on Saturday, November 26. Details: 301-600-1546 or visit  Animal Control Officers will be available throughout the Holiday at (301) 600-1544.  For an animal-related emergency, phone (301) 600-1603. 
  2. The Landfill and the Reichs Ford Road Recycling Center will be closed on Thanksgiving and there will be no curbside recycling pick-up. The facility will reopen on Friday and recycling collections will shift one day later than the normal schedule. Details: visit or call 301-600-2960.
  3. Frederick County Public Libraries will be closed from 5 pm on Wednesday, November 23 through Friday, November 25. Virtual resources and services are still available 24/7 at
  4. Frederick County Courts and State’s Attorney Office District and Circuit Courts are closed. State’s Attorney offices will also be closed
  5. Board of Elections will be closed Thursday and Friday.  Details: 301-600-VOTE (8683) or
  6. Health Department will also be closed on Nov. 24 and 25. Details: call 301-600-1029 or visit
  7. Department of Social Services offices will be closed. Details: visit
  8. TransIT Services – On Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022, TransIT services will not be in operation.  MARC Train and the MTA 204, 505, and 515 Commuter Buses will not operate. On Friday, Nov. 25, TransIT-plus (demand response) service will not operate. Connector service will operate on a Weekday Holiday Schedule. Shuttle service will operate on a regular schedule. MARC Train and the MDOT MTA 204, 505, and 515 Commuter Buses will NOT operate. Details:  301-600-2065, visit or refer to the Rider Bulletin.
  9. Call 301-600-9000 or visit for further information about Frederick County government public services, FCG TV (cable channels 19 and 1085, including live and rebroadcast programming), county meetings on webcasting (, department listings and other issues of interest to citizens. 

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