[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.

Boundaries: Bounded north by Chester River; east by Delaware & Caroline County; south by Talbot County; west by Chesapeake Bay.
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County Seat: Centreville, MD 21617
Form of Government: Code Home Rule since 1990
Population: 1990 census: 33,953; 2000 census: 40,563; 2010 census: 47,798


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[photo, Queen Anne's County Courthouse, 100 Court House Square, Centreville, Maryland]

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

Aging Commission: www.qac.org/535/Aging-Commission
Animal Control: www.qac.org/226/Animal-Control
Budget & Finance Dept.: www.qac.org/417/Office-of-Budget-Finance
Chesapeake College: www.chesapeake.edu
Circuit Court: www.courts.state.md.us/clerks/queenannes
County Commissioners: www.qac.org/617/Board-of-County-Commissioners
County Government: www.qac.org/27/Government
County Government Directory: www.qac.org/142/Contact
Detention Center: www.qac.org/271/Detention-Center
District Court: www.courts.state.md.us/district/directories/courtmap.html#QUEEN
Economic Development Office: www.qac.org/273/Economic-Development
Elections Board: www.qacelections.com
Emergency Services Dept.: www.qac.org/325/Department-of-Emergency-Services-DES
Ethics Commission: www.qac.org/576/Ethics-Commission
Health Dept.: www.qahealth.org
Housing & Community Services Dept.: www.qac.org/154/Housing-Community-Services
Human Resources Dept.: www.qac.org/203/Human-Resources
Job Service: www.dllr.state.md.us/county/qa/
Land Use & Planning Dept.: www.qac.org/234/Planning-Zoning
Library: www.quan.lib.md.us
Parks & Recreation Dept.: www.parksnrec.org
Public Housing Authority: www.qacha.org
Public Information Dept.: www.qac.org/410/Public-Information---QACTV
Public Schools: www.qacps.k12.md.us
Public Works: www.qac.org/364/Public-Works
Register of Wills: http://registers.maryland.gov/main/queenannes.html
Sheriff: www.queenannessheriff.org
Social Services Dept.: http://dhr.maryland.gov/blog/local-offices/queen-annes-county/
State's Attorney: www.qacstatesattorney.com
Tourism Office: www.qac.org/151/Tourism-Office

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