PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND

[County Seal, Prince George's County, Maryland]
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    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.

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


    [photo, County Administration Building, Gov. Oden Bowie Drive, Upper Marlboro, Maryland] Population
    1990 census: 728,553
    2000 census: 801,515

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    County Administration Building, Gov. Oden Bowie Drive, Upper Marlboro, Maryland, September 2002. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


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    websites:
    Community College: http://pgweb.pg.cc.md.us
    Corrections Dept.: www.co.pg.md.us/Government/PublicSafety/Corrections/index.asp
    County Council: www.co.pg.md.us/Government/LegislativeBranch/council.asp
    County Executive: www.co.pg.md.us/Government/CountyExecutive/index.asp
    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
    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/about.asp?n=20&s=40&n=0
    Prince George's County: www.co.pg.md.us
    Public Works & Transportation Dept.: www.co.pg.md.us/SubSites/dpwt/index.html
    Social Services Dept.: www.co.pg.md.us/government/agencyindex/socialservices/index.asp

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     Maryland Manual On-Line, 2002

    November 5, 2002   
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