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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.

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    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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