September 25, 2007

Mayor: Daniel A. Murphy, 301-678-6635

Town Council:

Robert A. McCusker, 301-678-7345

Tim Smith, 301-678-5620

Maurice "Rusty" Wheeler, 301-678-6055

Sinclair Hamilton, 301-678-5719

Town Manager: David Smith, 301-678-5622 or 301-331-7099

Town Hall: 301-678-5622

Meeting: The second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Town Hall community center

Town Manager: David Smith


Police chief: T.J. Buskirk

Police department: 301-678-5633

Population: 1,723

History: Early maps show there were European settlers in what now is Hancock by the 1730s.

Joseph Hancock, a ferryman who hauled passengers and commerce across the Potomac River, formally laid out a town in 1749.The town was incorporated in 1853.

Electricity: Allegheny Power, 1-800-255-3443

Natural gas: Columbia Gas, 1-888-460-4332

Telephone company: Verizon, 301-954-6230. For questions about a late bill or shut-off notice, call 301-954-6240.

Cable TV: Comcast, 1-800-COMCAST

Trash pickup: Wednesdays

Water and sewer: 301-678-6828 or 301-678-5622

Parks: Hancock Little League Park on Fairview Drive; Fort Tonoloway State Park next to school complex; Widmeyer Park off Main Street; Joseph Hancock Jr. Primitive Park, Main Street

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