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), 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.

Population (1990 Census): 729,268
Form of Government: Charter since 1970
County Seat: Upper Marlboro, MD 20772



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Community College: http://pgweb.pg.cc.md.us/
Corrections Dept.: www.goprincegeorgescounty.com/government/corrections/index.html
Councilmanic Districts: www.co.pg.md.us/council/district.html
County Council: www.goprincegeorgescounty.com/council/index.html
County Executive: www.goprincegeorgescounty.com/countyexec/index.html
Education Dept.: www.pgcps.org
Elections Board: www.goprincegeorgescounty.com/government/elections/index.html
Environmental Resources Dept.: www.goprincegeorgescounty.com/government/der/index.html
Family Services Dept.: www.goprincegeorgescounty.com/government/familyservices/index.html
Health Dept.: www.goprincegeorgescounty.com/government/health/index.html
Judiciary: www.goprincegeorgescounty.com/judicial/index.html
Library: www.prge.lib.md.us
Parks & Recreation Dept.: www.pgparks.com
Prince George's County: www.goprincegeorgescounty.com
Public Works & Transportation Dept.: www.goprincegeorgescounty.com/government/dpwt/index.html
Social Services Dept.: www.dhr.state.md.us/pgcounty.htm

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