CHARLES COUNTY, MARYLAND

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Charles County has three municipalities: Indian Head, La Plata, and Port Tobacco. La Plata, the county seat, and Port Tobacco each incorporated in 1888. Indian Head formed its own government in 1920.


INDIAN HEAD

Incorporated 1920 (Chapter 590, Acts of 1920)
Population (1990 census): 3,531


LA PLATA

Incorporated 1888 (Chapter 325, Acts of 1888)
Population (1990 census): 6,900


PORT TOBACCO
(formerly Charlestown)

Incorporated 1888 (Chapter 297, Acts of 1888)
Population (1990 census): 36

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