[County Seal, Queen Anne's County, Maryland] Origin: Queen Anne's County was erected 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.

County Seat: Centreville, MD 21617
Form of Government: Code Home Rule since 1990

1990 census: 33,953
2000 census: 40,563

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     Maryland Manual On-Line, 2002

    November 5, 2002   
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