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Encyclopedia > Prince Georges County, Maryland

Prince George's County is a suburban county located in the state of Maryland immediately east of Washington, D.C.. It is notable as the wealthiest majority-African-American county in the country. Illustration of the backyards of a surburban neighbourhood Suburban redirects here. ... Originally, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count (in Great Britain, an earl, though the original earldoms covered larger areas) by reason of that office. ... A U.S. state is any one of the 50 states which have membership of the federation known as the United States of America (USA or U.S.). The separate state governments and the U.S. federal government share sovereignty. ... State nickname: Old Line State; Free State Other U.S. States Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Governor Robert L. Ehrlich Official languages English Area 32,160 km² (42nd)  - Land 25,338 km²  - Water 6,968 km² (21%) Population (2000)  - Population 5,296,486 (19th)  - Density 165 /km² (5th) Admittance into... Aerial photo (looking NW) of the Washington Monument and the White House in Washington, DC. Washington, D.C., officially the District of Columbia (also known as D.C.; Washington; the Nations Capital; the District; and, historically, the Federal City) is the capital city and administrative district of the United...


The county was named for Prince George of Denmark, the brother of King Christian V of Denmark and Norway, and husband of Queen Anne of Great Britain. Its county seat is Upper Marlboro. Prince George of Denmark (April 2, 1653 - October 28, 1708) was the Prince consort of Queen Anne of Great Britain. ... Christian V (April 15, 1646 - August 25, 1699), was king of Denmark and Norway from 1670-1699. ... Anne Queen of Great Britain and Ireland Anne (6 February 1665–1 August 1714), became Queen of England and Scotland on 8 March 1702. ... A county seat is a town which is the capital of a county. ... Upper Marlboro is a town located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ...

This county is a part of the Washington-Baltimore Metropolitan Area. The Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area is the metropolitan area consisting of Washington, DC, Baltimore, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Central Maryland, and Eastern West Virginia. ...

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History

Prince George's County was created in 1696 from portions of Charles and Calvert Counties, and a portion was detached in 1748 to form Frederick County. (Actually, since Frederick County was subsequently divided to form the present Allegany, Garrett, Montgomery, and Washington Counties, all of these counties in addition were derived from what had up to 1748 been Prince George's County.) Another portion later became part of the District of Columbia when that entity was formed in 1791. The year 1696 had the earliest equinoxes and solstices for 400 years in the Gregorian calendar, because this year is a leap year and the Gregorian calendar would have behaved like the Julian calendar since March 1500 had it have been in use that long. ... Charles County is a county in the east central portion of the U.S. state of Maryland. ... Calvert County is a county located in the U.S. state of Maryland. ... Events April 24 - A congress assembles at Aix-la-Chapelle with the intent to conclude the struggle known as the War of Austrian Succession - at October 18 - The Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle is signed to end the war Adam Smith begins to deliver public lectures in Edinburgh Building of... Frederick County is a county located in the western part of the state of Maryland, bordering the southern border of Pennsylvania. ... Allegany County is a county located in the western portion of the U.S. state of Maryland. ... Garrett County is the westernmost county of the state of Maryland. ... Montgomery County is a suburban county located in the state of Maryland north and west of Washington, D.C.. Its county seat is Rockville. ... Washington County is a county located in the state of Maryland. ... ... 1791 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...


In 1997, a portion of Prince George's County was transferred to Montgomery County so that the city of Takoma Park, Maryland would be entirely in one county. 1997 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Reef. ... Montgomery County is a suburban county located in the state of Maryland north and west of Washington, D.C.. Its county seat is Rockville. ... Takoma Park is a city in Montgomery County, Maryland. ...


Law and government

Since 1792, the county seat has been Upper Marlboro. Prior to 1792, the county seat was located at Mount Calvert, a 76 acre (308,000 m²) estate along the Patuxent River on the edge of what is now in the unincorporated community of Croom. 1792 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Upper Marlboro is a town located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... 1792 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... An acre is a measure of land area in Imperial units or U.S. customary units. ... The Patuxent River is a tributary of the Chesapeake Bay in the state of Maryland. ... An unincorporated community is one general term for a geographic area having a common social identity without benefit of municipal organization or official political designation (i. ...


Prince George's County was granted a charter form of government in 1970. 1970 was a common year starting on Thursday. ...


County Executive

The current county executive is Jack B. Johnson.


List of Prince George's County Executives County Executives of Prince Georges County, Maryland 2006 Prince Georges County Executive Election Categories: Prince Georges County, Maryland Executives ...


2006 Prince George's County Executive Election The next election to chose County Executives in Maryland is scheduled to occur on Tuesday, November 7, 2006. ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 498 mi2 (1,291 km2). 485 mi2 (1,257 km2) of it is land and 13 mi2 (34 km2) of it is water. The total area is 2.61% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... This article is about the unit of measure. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 801,515 people, 286,610 households, and 198,047 families residing in the county. The population density is 1,651/mi2 (638/km2). There are 302,378 housing units at an average density of 623/mi2 (241/km2). The racial makeup of the county is 27.04% White, 62.70% African American, 0.35% Native American, 3.87% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 3.38% from other races, and 2.61% from two or more races. 7.12% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 286,610 households out of which 35.30% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.00% are married couples living together, 19.60% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.90% are non-families. 24.10% of all households are made up of individuals and 4.90% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.74 persons and the average family size is 3.25 persons. Marriage is a relationship and bond, most commonly between a man and a woman, that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the county the population is spread out with 26.80% under the age of 18, 10.40% from 18 to 24, 33.00% from 25 to 44, 22.10% from 45 to 64, and 7.70% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 33 years. For every 100 females there are 91.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 87.20 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $55,256, and the median income for a family is $62,467. Males have a median income of $38,904 versus $35,718 for females. The per capita income for the county is $23,360. 7.70% of the population and 5.30% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 9.20% of those under the age of 18 and 6.90% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for an area may be defined as the total personal income in an area, divided by the number of people in that area. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

This county contains the following incorporated municipalities:

  1. 10 Cities:
    1. Bowie (incorporated 1882)
    2. College Park (incorporated 1945)
    3. District Heights (incorporated 1936)
    4. Glenarden (incorporated 1939)
    5. Greenbelt (incorporated 1937)
    6. Hyattsville (incorporated 1886)
    7. Laurel (incorporated 1870)
    8. Mount Rainier (incorporated 1910)
    9. New Carrollton (incorporated 1953)
    10. Seat Pleasant (incorporated 1931)
    11. The city of Takoma Park was formerly partly in Prince George's County, but since 1997 has been entirely in Montgomery County.
  2. 17 Towns:
    1. Berwyn Heights (incorporated 1896)
    2. Bladensburg (incorporated 1854)
    3. Brentwood (incorporated 1922)
    4. Capitol Heights (incorporated 1910)
    5. Cheverly (incorporated 1931)
    6. Colmar Manor (incorporated 1927)
    7. Cottage City (incorporated 1924) (note that, despite the name, Cottage City is a town and not a city.)
    8. Eagle Harbor (incorporated 1929)
    9. Edmonston (incorporated 1924)
    10. Fairmount Heights (incorporated 1935)
    11. Forest Heights (incorporated 1945)
    12. Landover Hills (incorporated 1945)
    13. Morningside (incorporated 1949)
    14. North Brentwood (incorporated 1924)
    15. Riverdale Park (incorporated 1920)
    16. University Park (incorporated 1936)
    17. Upper Marlboro (incorporated 1870)

Unincorporated areas are also considered as towns by many people and listed in many collections of towns, but they lack local government. Various organizations, such as the United States Census Bureau, the United States Postal Service, and local chambers of commerce, define the communities they wish to recognize differently, and since they are not incorporated, their boundaries have no official status outside the organizations in question. The Census Bureau recognizes the following census-designated places in the county: A city is an urban area, differentiated from a town, village, or hamlet by size, population density, importance, or legal status. ... Bowie is a city located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... 1882 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... College Park is a city located in Prince Georges County, Maryland, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 24,657. ... 1945 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... District Heights is a city located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... 1936 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Glenarden is a city located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... 1939 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Greenbelt is a planned city located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... 1937 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Hyattsville is a city located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... 1886 is a common year starting on Friday (click on link to calendar) Events January 18 _ Modern field hockey is born with the formation of The Hockey Association in England. ... Laurel is a city about 14 miles northeast of Washington, D.C., reaching into three separate counties: Anne Arundel County, Maryland, Howard County, Maryland, and Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... 1870 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... An old trolley car is used as an emblem on signs welcoming people to Mount Rainer, reflecting the citys roots as a streetcar suburb. ... 1910 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... New Carrollton is a city located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... 1953 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... Seat Pleasant is a city located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... 1931 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... Takoma Park is a city in Montgomery County, Maryland. ... Montgomery County is a suburban county located in the state of Maryland north and west of Washington, D.C.. Its county seat is Rockville. ... A street in Ynysybwl, Wales, relatively stereotypical of a small town A town is usually an urban area which is not considered to rank as a city. ... Berwyn Heights is a town located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... 1896 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Bladensburg is a town located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... 1854 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Brentwood is a town located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... 1922 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Capitol Heights is a town located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... 1910 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Cheverly is a town located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... 1931 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... Colmar Manor is a town located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... Events January 7 - First transatlantic telephone call - New York City to London January 9 - Military rebellion crushed in Lisbon January 14 - Paul Doumer elected president of France January 19 - Britain sends troops to China February 12 - First British troops lad on Shanghai February 14 - Earthquake in Yugoslavia - 700 dead February... Cottage City is a town located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... 1924 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Eagle Harbor is a town located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... 1929 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Edmonston is a town located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... 1924 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Fairmount Heights is a town located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... 1935 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Forest Heights is a town located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... 1945 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Landover Hills is a town located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... 1945 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Morningside is a town located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... 1949 is a common year starting on Saturday. ... North Brentwood is a town located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... 1924 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Riverdale Park is a town located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... 1920 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) Events January January 7 - Forces of Russian White admiral Kolchak surrender in Krasnoyarsk. ... University Park is a town located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... 1936 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Upper Marlboro is a town located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... 1870 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... The United States Postal Service (USPS) is the United States government organization responsible for providing postal service in the United States, and it is generally referred to as the post office. ... A census-designated place (CDP) is an area identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical reporting. ...

  1. Accokeek
  2. Adelphi
  3. Andrews Air Force Base
  4. Beltsville
  5. Brandywine
  6. Calverton (This CDP is shared between Montgomery and Prince George's Counties.)
  7. Camp Springs
  8. Carmody Hills-Pepper Mill Village (a combination of the communities of Carmody Hills and Pepper Mill Village recognized as a unit by the Census Bureau)
  9. Chillum
  10. Clinton
  11. Coral Hills
  12. Croom
  13. East Riverdale
  14. Forestville
  15. Fort Washington
  16. Friendly
  17. Glenn Dale
  18. Goddard
  19. Greater Landover
  20. Greater Upper Marlboro
  21. Hillandale (This CDP is shared between Montgomery and Prince George's Counties.)
  22. Hillcrest Heights
  23. Kettering
  24. Lake Arbor
  25. Langley Park
  26. Lanham-Seabrook (a combination of the communities of Lanham and Seabrook recognized as a unit by the Census Bureau)
  27. Largo
  28. Marlow Heights
  29. Marlton
  30. Mitchellville
  31. Oxon Hill-Glassmanor (a combination of the communities of Oxon Hill and Glassmanor recognized as a unit by the Census Bureau)
  32. Rosaryville
  33. South Laurel
  34. Springdale
  35. Suitland-Silver Hill (a combination of the communities of Suitland and Silver Hill recognized as a unit by the Census Bureau)
  36. Temple Hills
  37. Walker Mill
  38. West Laurel
  39. Woodlawn (Note: this is also the name of a CDP in Baltimore County!)
  40. Woodmore

Accokeek is a census-designated place located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... Adelphi is a census-designated place located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... Andrews Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base near Washington, DC, the home base of Air Force One and SAM FOX. Location The base is a few miles southeast of Washington, in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... Beltsville is a census-designated place located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... Brandywine is a census-designated place located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... Calverton is an unincorporated area located on the boundary between Montgomery and Prince Georges Counties, Maryland. ... Camp Springs is a census-designated place located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... Carmody Hills-Pepper Mill Village is a census_designated place located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... Carmody Hills is an unincorporated community in Prince Georges County in the State of Maryland in the United States of America. ... Pepper Mill Village is an unincorporated community in Prince Georges County in the State of Maryland in the United States of America. ... Chillum is a census-designated place located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... Clinton is a census-designated place located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... Coral Hills is a census-designated place located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... East Riverdale is a census-designated place located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... Forestville is a census-designated place located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... Fort Washington is a census-designated place located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... Friendly is a census-designated place located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... Glenn Dale is a census-designated place located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... Goddard is a census-designated place located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... Greater Landover is a census-designated place located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... Greater Upper Marlboro is a census-designated place located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... Hillandale is an unincorporated area located on the boundary between Montgomery and Prince Georges Counties, Maryland. ... Hillcrest Heights is a census-designated place located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... Kettering is a census-designated place located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... Lake Arbor is a census-designated place located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... Langley Park is a census-designated place located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... Lanham-Seabrook is a census-designated place located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... Lanham is an unincorporated community in Prince Georges County in the State of Maryland in the United States of America. ... Seabrook is a community located in central Maryland (in Prince Georges County) about 12 miles East of Washington DC. According to the 2000 census, the population of Lanham-Seabrook (zip code 20706) is 18,190. ... Largo is an unincorporated community and census designated place in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... Marlow Heights is a census-designated place located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... Marlton is a census-designated place located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... Mitchellville is a census-designated place located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... Oxon Hill-Glassmanor is a census-designated place located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... Glassmanor is an unincorporated community in Prince Georges County in the State of Maryland in the United States of America. ... Rosaryville is a census-designated place located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... South Laurel is a census-designated place located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... Springdale is a census-designated place located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... Suitland-Silver Hill is a census-designated place located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... Suitland-Silver Hill is a census-designated place located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... Temple Hills is a census-designated place located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... Walker Mill is a census-designated place located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... West Laurel is a census-designated place located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... Baltimore County is a suburban county located in the northern portion of U.S. state of Maryland. ... Woodmore is a census-designated place located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ...

Colleges and universities

Bowie State University, located on 338½ acres (1. ... Categories: Possible copyright violations ... Laurel is a city about 14 miles northeast of Washington, D.C., reaching into three separate counties: Anne Arundel County, Maryland, Howard County, Maryland, and Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... The University of Maryland, College Park (also known as UM, UMD, or UMCP) is a public coeducational university situated in suburban Maryland just outside Washington, DC. The flagship institution of the University System of Maryland, the university is most often referred to as the University of Maryland, even though the... University System of Maryland The University System of Maryland (USM) is a public corporation and charter school system comprising 13 Maryland institutions of higher education. ... College Park is a city located in Prince Georges County, Maryland, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 24,657. ...

Religion

The county is home to over 800 churches, as well as a number of mosques, synagogues, and Hindu temples. Property belonging to religious entities makes up 3,450 acres (14 km²) of land in the county. [1] (http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A32382-2005Mar13.html) A church building is a building used in Christian worship. ... A mosque is a place of worship for followers of the Islamic faith. ... A synagogue (from Greek συναγωγη, transliterated sunagoge, place of assembly literally meeting, assembly) is a Jewish house of prayer and study. ... This article is about the Hindu religion OM, the most sacred syllable and quintessential symbol of Hinduism, represents the first manifestation of the unmanifest Brahman. ... The word temple has different meanings in the fields of architecture, religion, geography, anatomy, and education. ... An acre is a measure of land area in Imperial units or U.S. customary units. ...


External links

  • Prince George's County Government Official Site (http://www.goprincegeorges.com/)
  • Prince Georgians Care (http://www.pgcares.com/) - news, forums about issues to improve county
  • Prince George's County Historical Society (http://www.pghistory.org)
  • Open Directory Listings for Prince George's County (http://www.dmoz.org/Regional/North_America/United_States/Maryland/Counties/Prince_George%27s/)
  • Prince George's Volunteer Center (http://www.multimax.com/pg/volunteer)


State of Maryland
Cities | Governors | U.S. Senators and Representatives NICE FLAG!!! File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... State nickname: Old Line State; Free State Other U.S. States Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Governor Robert L. Ehrlich Official languages English Area 32,160 km² (42nd)  - Land 25,338 km²  - Water 6,968 km² (21%) Population (2000)  - Population 5,296,486 (19th)  - Density 165 /km² (5th) Admittance into... List of cities in Maryland, arranged in alphabetical order. ... Bob Ehrlich, the 60th and current Governor of Maryland. ... These are tables of congressional delegations from Maryland to the United States Senate and United States House of Representatives. ...

State Capital:

Annapolis City nickname: Americas Sailing Capital Location in the state of Maryland Founded 1649 Mayor Ellen O. Moyer ( Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 19. ...

Regions:

Western | Southern | Eastern Shore | Baltimore-Washington Metro Area | Chesapeake | Delaware Valley Western Maryland is the portion of U.S. state of Maryland that consists of Frederick, Washington, Allegany, and Garrett counties. ... Prince Georges County and Montgomery County are both in Southern Maryland. ... The Eastern Shore of Maryland is composed of the states nine counties east of Chesapeake Bay. ... The Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area is the metropolitan area consisting of Washington, DC, Baltimore, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Central Maryland, and Eastern West Virginia. ... Chesapeake Bay - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ... Delaware Valley is the name of the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-Atlantic City, New Jersey-Wilmington, Delaware Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area. ...

Notable Cities: Baltimore | Bowie | College Park | Cumberland | Frederick | Gaithersburg | Greenbelt | Hagerstown | Laurel | Rockville | Salisbury | Takoma Park | Westminster
Counties:

Allegany | Anne Arundel | Baltimore City | Baltimore County | Calvert | Caroline | Carroll | Cecil | Charles | Dorchester | Frederick | Garrett | Harford | Howard | Kent | Montgomery | Prince George's | Queen Anne's | St. Mary's | Somerset | Talbot | Washington | Wicomico | Worcester City nickname: Charm City Location in the state of Maryland Founded 30 July 1729 County Independent city Mayor Martin OMalley ( Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 1,214. ... Bowie is a city located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... College Park is a city located in Prince Georges County, Maryland, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 24,657. ... Cumberland is a city located in Allegany County, Maryland. ... Frederick, Maryland is a city in Frederick County, Maryland, of which it is the county seat. ... Gaithersburg is a city in Montgomery County, Maryland. ... Greenbelt is a planned city located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... Hagerstown is a city located in Washington County, Maryland. ... Laurel is a city about 14 miles northeast of Washington, D.C., reaching into three separate counties: Anne Arundel County, Maryland, Howard County, Maryland, and Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... Rockville is the county seat of Montgomery County, Maryland. ... Salisbury is a city located in Wicomico County, Maryland. ... Takoma Park is a city in Montgomery County, Maryland. ... Westminster is a city located in Carroll County, Maryland. ... Allegany County is a county located in the western portion of the U.S. state of Maryland. ... Anne Arundel County is a county located in the U.S. state of Maryland. ... City nickname: Charm City Location in the state of Maryland Founded 30 July 1729 County Independent city Mayor Martin OMalley ( Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 1,214. ... Baltimore County is a suburban county located in the northern portion of U.S. state of Maryland. ... Calvert County is a county located in the U.S. state of Maryland. ... Caroline County is a county located in the U.S. state of Maryland. ... Carroll County is a county located in the U.S. state of Maryland. ... Cecil County is a county located in the U.S. state of Maryland. ... Charles County is a county in the east central portion of the U.S. state of Maryland. ... Dorchester County is a county located in the state of Maryland. ... Frederick County is a county located in the western part of the state of Maryland, bordering the southern border of Pennsylvania. ... Garrett County is the westernmost county of the state of Maryland. ... Harford County is a county located in the northeastern portion of the state of Maryland. ... Howard County is a county located in the central part of state of Maryland, between Baltimore, Maryland and Washington, D.C. The county was named for John Eager Howard, an officer in the American Revolutionary War and Governor of Maryland. ... Kent County is a county located in the state of Maryland. ... Montgomery County is a suburban county located in the state of Maryland north and west of Washington, D.C.. Its county seat is Rockville. ... Queen Annes County is a county located in the state of Maryland. ... Saint Marys County is a county located in the state of Maryland. ... Somerset County is the southernmost county in the state of Maryland, located in the eastern part of the state. ... Talbot County is a county located in the state of Maryland. ... Washington County is a county located in the state of Maryland. ... Wicomico County is located in the southeastern part of the state of Maryland. ... Worcester County (pronounced WOO-ster) is the easternmost county located in the state of Maryland. ...


 
 

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