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Posted on: January 11, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Frederick County Government Services Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day


FREDERICK, Md. – Frederick County Government services will be closed Monday, Jan. 16 for the MLK Day holiday.   Work will resume at its regularly scheduled hours on Tuesday, Jan. 17.

Additional information regarding the schedule:

  1. Animal Control and Adoption Center will be closed. Details: or 301-600-1546.  

Animal Control Officers will be on routine duty, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. at 301-600-1544.  For any animal related emergency, please phone 301-600-1603 or 911 at any time. 

  1. Frederick County Board of Elections and Department of Social Services will be closed. Details: or 301-600-VOTE (8683) and or 301-600-4555, respectively.  
  2. Frederick County Public Libraries will be closed on January 15 and 16. Virtual resources and services are still available 24/7 at: 
  3. Frederick County Health Department: All division services will be closed. Details: or call 301-600-1029
  4. TransIT Services: The TransIT office will be closed and the following service changes will be in effect: Connector bus service will run on a Weekday Holiday Schedule; All Peak buses and the #61 Connector will be cancelled; All shuttles will operate on a regular schedule; TransIT-Plus (demand response) service will be cancelled; MARC Train service will run on the R schedule; and all MDOT MTA Commuter Buses 204, 505 & 515 will be cancelled. Please see Rider Bulletin for a complete list of closures and for the Weekday Holiday Schedule. Details: or 301-600-2065.
  5. The Division of Solid Waste and Recycling facilities at 9031 Reichs Ford Road will be open and recycling collection will run on the normal schedule. Use the Recycle Coach app or visit for more information.
  6. Frederick County Courts and State’s Attorney’s Office District and Circuit Courts are closed. State’s Attorney’s offices will also be closed
  7. 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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