PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND

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

Boundaries: Bounded northwest by District of Columbia & Montgomery County; northeast & east by Patuxent River; south by Charles County; west by Potomac River.
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County Seat: Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Form of Government: Charter since 1970
Population: 1990 census: 728,553; 2000 census: 801,515; 2010 census: 863,420


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[photo, County Administration Building (from Main St.), Gov. Oden Bowie Drive, Upper Marlboro, Maryland]

County Administration Building (from Main St.), Gov. Oden Bowie Drive, Upper Marlboro, Maryland, April 2014. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


websites:
Community College: www.pgcc.edu
Corrections Dept.: www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/sites/corrections/pages/default.aspx
County Council: www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/sites/countycouncil/pages/default.aspx
County Courts: www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/sitepages/courts_landing.aspx
County Executive: www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/sites/executivebranch/pages/default.aspx
County Government: www.princegeorgescountymd.gov
Education Dept.: www.pgcps.org
Elections Board: www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/sites/elections/pages/default.aspx
Environmental Resources Dept.: www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/sites/environmentalresources/pages/default.aspx
Family Services Dept.: www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/sites/family/pages/default.aspx
Health Dept.: www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/sites/health/pages/default.aspx
Housing & Community Development Dept.: www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/sites/dhcd/pages/default.aspx
Job Service: www.dllr.state.md.us/county/pg/
Library: www.pgcmls.info/
Parks & Recreation Dept.: www.pgparks.com
Police Dept.: www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/sites/policedepartment/pages/default.aspx
Prince George's County: www.princegeorgescountymd.gov
Public Works & Transportation Dept.: www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/sites/publicworks/pages/default.aspx
Register of Wills: http://registers.maryland.gov/main/princegeorges.html
Social Services Dept.: www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/sites/socialservices/pages/default.aspx
State's Attorney: www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/sites/statesattorney/Pages/default.aspx

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