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.


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

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


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Business & Tourism Dept.: www.qac.org/busnsdev/busnsdev.html
Chesapeake College: www.chesapeake.edu/
County Government: www.qac.org/govtsrvs/govtsrvs.html
Library: www.esrl.lib.md.us/counties/queen_anne/library/info.html
Planning & Zoning Dept.: www.qac.org/govtsrvs/planzone/plnzntop.php3
Queen Anne's County: www.qac.org/
Queen Anne's County Job Service: www.careernet.state.md.us/county/queenannes.htm
Social Services Dept.: www.dhr.state.md.us/queenannes.htm

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