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[County Seal, Queen Anne's County, Maryland] Origin: Queen Anne's County was created in 1706 (Chapter 3, Acts of 1706). The County was named for Queen Anne (1665-1714), who ruled Great Britain and Ireland from 1702 to 1714. During Queen Anne's reign, Maryland was governed as a royal colony rather than as a proprietary province.
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County Seat: Centreville, MD 21617
Form of Government: Code Home Rule since 1990
1990 census: 33,953
2000 census: 40,563

[photo, Queen Anne's County Courthouse, 100 Court House Square, Centreville, Maryland]
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  • Queen Anne's County Courthouse, 100 Court House Square, Centreville, Maryland, October 2006. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


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