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PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND

[County Seal, Prince George's County, Maryland] Origin: Prince George's was erected from Calvert and Charles counties in 1695 (Chapter 13, Acts of 1695, May Session). The County was named for Prince George of Denmark (1653-1708), who was the brother of Christian V (1646-1699), king of Denmark and Norway. Prince George was the husband of Queen Anne (1665-1714), who ruled Great Britain and Ireland from 1702 to 1714.

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County Seat: Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Form of Government: Charter since 1970
Population

1990 census: 728,553
2000 census: 801,515

[photo, County Administration Building, 14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive, Upper Marlboro, Maryland]
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  • County Administration Building (view from Main St.), Upper Marlboro, Maryland, June 2002. Photo by Maureen V. Evartt.

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    websites:
    Community College: www.pgcc.edu
    Corrections Dept.: www.co.pg.md.us/government/publicsafety/corrections/index.asp
    County Council: www.co.pg.md.us/government/legislativebranch/index.asp
    County Executive: www.co.pg.md.us/Government/ExecutiveBranch/
    County Government: http://www.co.pg.md.us/Government/index.asp
    Education Dept.: www.pgcps.org
    Elections Board: www.co.pg.md.us/government/agencyindex/elections/index.asp
    Environmental Resources Dept.: www.co.pg.md.us/government/agencyindex/der/index.asp
    Family Services Dept.: www.co.pg.md.us/government/agencyindex/familyservices/index.asp
    Health Dept.: www.co.pg.md.us/government/agencyindex/health/index.asp
    Job Service: www.dllr.state.md.us/county/pg/
    Judiciary: www.co.pg.md.us/government/judicialbranch/index.asp
    Library: www.prge.lib.md.us
    Parks & Recreation Dept.: www.pgparks.com
    Police Dept.: www.co.pg.md.us/government/publicsafety/police/index.asp
    Prince George's County: www.co.pg.md.us
    Public Works & Transportation Dept.: www.goprincegeorgescounty.com/government/agencyindex/dpw&t/index.asp
    Social Services Dept.: www.co.pg.md.us/government/agencyindex/social_services/index.asp
    State's Attorney: www.co.pg.md.us/government/judicialbranch/statesattorney.asp

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