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Encyclopedia > Queen Anne's County, Maryland
Queen Anne's County, Maryland

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Location in the state of Maryland
Statistics
Formed 1706
Seat Centreville
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,320 km² (510 mi²)
964 km² (372 mi²)
356 km² (138 mi²), 26.99%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

40,563
42/km² 
Website: www.qac.org

Queen Anne's County is a county located on the Eastern Shore of the U.S. state of Maryland. Image File history File links Queen_Annes_County_md_seal. ... Image File history File links Map_of_Maryland_highlighting_Queen_Anne's_County. ... Events March 27 - Concluding that Emperor Iyasus I of Ethiopia had abdicated by retiring to a monastery, a council of high officials appoint Tekle Haymanot I Emperor of Ethiopia May 23 - Battle of Ramillies September 7 - The Battle of Turin in the War of Spanish Succession - forces of Austria and... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Centreville is a town located in Queen Annes County, Maryland. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ... The 22nd United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per unit of volume. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... A state of the United States (a U.S. state) is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, along with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... Official language(s) None Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Area  Ranked 42nd  - Total 12,417 sq. ...


As of 2000, the population is 40,563. Its county seat is Centreville. It is named for Queen Anne of Great Britain (lived 1665-1714, reigned 1702-1714) who was Queen when the county was established. This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Centreville is a town located in Queen Annes County, Maryland. ... Anne (6 February 1665 – 1 August 1714) became Queen of England, Scotland and Ireland on 8 March 1702. ... Events March 4 - Start of the Second Anglo-Dutch War. ... // Events August 1 - George, elector of Hanover becomes King George I of Great Britain. ... Events March 8 - William III died; Princess Anne Stuart becomes Queen Anne of England, Scotland and Ireland. ... // Events August 1 - George, elector of Hanover becomes King George I of Great Britain. ...


This county is a part of the Washington-Baltimore Metropolitan Area. The Chesapeake Bay Bridge connects Queen Anne's of the Eastern Shore to Anne Arundel County on the Western Shore. The official U.S. Census Bureau-designated Washington-Baltimore-Northern Virginia, DC-MD-VA-WV Combined Statistical Area. ... The Chesapeake Bay Bridge, known locally as the Bay Bridge and officially as the William Preston Lane, Jr. ... The Eastern Shore of Maryland is composed of the states nine counties east of the Chesapeake Bay. ... Anne Arundel County is a county located in the U.S. state of Maryland. ... Western Maryland is the portion of U.S. state of Maryland that consists of Frederick, Washington, Allegany, and Garrett counties. ...

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History

Queen Anne's County was organized in 1706. Events March 27 - Concluding that Emperor Iyasus I of Ethiopia had abdicated by retiring to a monastery, a council of high officials appoint Tekle Haymanot I Emperor of Ethiopia May 23 - Battle of Ramillies September 7 - The Battle of Turin in the War of Spanish Succession - forces of Austria and...


In 1773 a part of Queen Anne's County, together with a portion of Dorchester County, was taken to form Caroline County. 1773 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Dorchester County is a county located in the state of Maryland. ... Caroline County is a county located in the U.S. state of Maryland. ...


It was the home of baseball Hall of Famer Jimmie Foxx. Jimmie Foxx on the cover of Time in 1929 James Emory Foxx (October 22, 1907 – July 21, 1967) was an American first baseman in Major League Baseball who was, up until Mark McGwires glory days in the late 1990s, the most prolific right-handed power hitter to ever play...


Law and government

Queen Anne's County was granted home rule in 1990 under a state code. This article is about the year. ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,320 km2 (510 mi2). 964 km2 (372 mi2) of it is land and 356 km2 (138 mi2) of it is water. The total area is 26.99% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


Adjacent Counties

Location in the state of Maryland Formed 1642 Seat Chestertown Area  - Total  - Water 1,073 km² (414 mi²) 349 km² (135 mi²) 32. ... Kent County is a county located in the central part of the state of Delaware. ... Talbot County is a county located in the state of Maryland. ... Caroline County is a county located in the U.S. state of Maryland. ...

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 40,563 people, 15,315 households, and 11,547 families residing in the county. The population density was 42/km2 (109/mi2). There were 16,674 housing units at an average density of 17/km2 (45/mi2). The racial makeup of the county was 89.05% White, 8.78% Black or African American, 0.22% Native American, 0.57% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.43% from other races, and 0.93% from two or more races. 1.09% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... 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. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 15,315 households out of which 33.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.20% were married couples living together, 9.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.60% were non-families. 19.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 2.99. Marriage is a relationship between individuals which often forms the foundation of a family. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 25.40% under the age of 18, 5.80% from 18 to 24, 30.10% from 25 to 44, 25.90% from 45 to 64, and 12.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 99.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.80 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $57,037, and the median income for a family was $63,713. Males had a median income of $44,644 versus $30,144 for females. The per capita income for the county was $26,364. 6.30% of the population and 4.40% of families were below the poverty line. 7.20% of those under the age of 18 and 7.30% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Schools

  • Kent Island High School
  • Queen Anne's County High School
  • Centreville Middle School
  • Stevensville Middle School
  • Sudlersville Middle School
  • Bayside Elementary School
  • Centreville Elementary School
  • Church Hill Elementary School
  • Grasonville Elementary School
  • Kennard Elementary School
  • Kent Island Elementary School
  • Matapeake Elementary School
  • Sudlersville Elementary School
  • Gunston Day School
  • Wye River Upper School

Kent Island High School is a high school in Stevensville, Maryland that first opened in 1998 in order to accommodate the growing population of Queen Annes County. ...

Cities and towns

This county contains the following incorporated municipalities:

  1. Barclay (incorporated 1931)
  2. Centreville (incorporated 1794)
  3. Church Hill (incorporated 1876)
  4. Millington (incorporated 1890) (This town is partly in Queen Anne's County and partly in Kent County.)
  5. Queen Anne (incorporated 1953) (This town is partly in Queen Anne's County and partly in Talbot County.)
  6. Queenstown (incorporated 1892)
  7. Sudlersville (incorporated 1870)
  8. Templeville (incorporated 1865) (This town is partly in Queen Anne's County and partly in Caroline County.)

All are classified as towns under Maryland law. Barclay is a town located in Queen Annes County, Maryland. ... 1931 (MCMXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link is to a full 1931 calendar). ... Centreville is a town located in Queen Annes County, Maryland. ... 1794 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Church Hill is a town located in Queen Annes County, Maryland. ... 1876 (MDCCCLXXVI) is a leap year starting on Saturday. ... Millington is a town located in Kent County and Queen Annes County, Maryland. ... 1890 (MDCCCXC) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar). ... Location in the state of Maryland Formed 1642 Seat Chestertown Area  - Total  - Water 1,073 km² (414 mi²) 349 km² (135 mi²) 32. ... Queen Anne is a town located in Maryland. ... 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link is to a full 1953 calendar). ... Talbot County is a county located in the state of Maryland. ... Queenstown is a town located in Queen Annes County, Maryland. ... 1892 (MDCCCXCII) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Sudlersville is a town located in Queen Annes County, Maryland. ... 1870 (MDCCCLXX) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Templeville is a town located in Caroline County and in Queen Annes County, Maryland. ... 1865 (MDCCCLXV) is a common year starting on Sunday. ... Caroline County is a county located in the U.S. state of Maryland. ... Main street in Bastrop, Texas, a small town A town is a residential community of people ranging from a few hundred to several thousands, although it may be applied loosely even to huge metropolitan areas. ...


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: The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A previous USPS logo A USPS truck in San Francisco A smaller truck (a Long Life Vehicle or LLV) used in suburban areas The United States Postal Service (USPS) is an independent establishment of the executive branch of the United States government (see ) responsible for providing postal service in the... A census-designated place (CDP) is an area identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical reporting. ...

  1. Chester
  2. Grasonville
  3. Kent Narrows
  4. Kingstown
  5. Stevensville

Other unincorperated places not listed as CDP's are: Chester is a census-designated place located in Queen Annes County, Maryland. ... Grasonville is a census-designated place located in Queen Annes County, Maryland. ... Kent Narrows is a census-designated place and town in Queen Annes County, Maryland, United States. ... Kingstown is a census-designated place located in Queen Annes County, Maryland. ... Stevensville is a census-designated place located in Queen Annes County, Maryland. ...

  1. Crumpton
  2. Ingleside
  3. Price

External links

  • Queen Anne's County government
  • Kent Island & Queen Anne's County News
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State of Maryland
Cities | Government | History | U.S. Senators and Representatives Image File history File links Flag_of_Maryland. ... A state of the United States (a U.S. state) is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, along with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... Official language(s) None Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Area  Ranked 42nd  - Total 12,417 sq. ... The following is the list of incorporated cities in Maryland, arranged in alphabetical order. ... The Great Seal of Maryland. ... These are tables of congressional delegations from Maryland to the United States Senate and United States House of Representatives. ...

State capital:

Annapolis This is a list of United States state capitals: Trivia - Jefferson City (Missouri) has the longest name of the U.S. state capitals - Only two of the U.S. state capitals are named for their state: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Indianapolis, Indiana retard See also List of current and former... Motto: Vixi Liber Et Moriar (I have lived, and I shall die, free) Nickname: Americas Sailing Capital , Naptown, San Diego East, Dogtown Map Political Statistics Founded 1649 Incorporated 1708 County Anne Arundel County Mayor Ellen O. Moyer (Dem) Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 19. ...

Regions:

Western | Southern | Eastern Shore | Baltimore-Washington Metro Area | Chesapeake | Delaware Valley This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ... Western Maryland is the portion of U.S. state of Maryland that consists of Frederick, Washington, Allegany, and Garrett counties. ... Southern Maryland is composed of the states southernmost counties on the Western Shore. ... The Eastern Shore of Maryland is composed of the states nine counties east of Chesapeake Bay. ... The official U.S. Census Bureau-designated Washington-Baltimore-Northern Virginia, DC-MD-VA-WV Combined Statistical Area. ... Chesapeake Bay - Landsat photo Chesapeake Bay where the Susquehanna River empties into it. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...

Notable Cities: Baltimore | Bowie | College Park | Cumberland | Frederick | Gaithersburg | Greenbelt | Hagerstown | Hyattsville | 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 A view of the Baltimore skyline from above. ... Map Political Statistics Founded 1870 Incorporated 1916 County Prince Georges County Mayor G. Frederick Robinson Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 41. ... Motto: Nickname: Map Political Statistics Founded 1856 Incorporated 1945 Prince Georges County Mayor Stephen A. Brayman Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 14. ... Motto: Nickname: Map Political Statistics Founded 1787 Incorporated 1815 Allegany County Mayor Lee N. Fiedler Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 23. ... Motto: Nickname: Map Political Statistics Founded 1745 Incorporated County Frederick County Borough {{{borough}}} Parrish {{{parrish}}} Mayor Jennifer Dougherty Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Water 59. ... Motto: Nickname: Location in Maryland Founded Incorporated 1802 April 5, 1878  County Montgomery County Borough Parrish Mayor Sidney A. Katz Area  - Total  - Water 26. ... Location in Prince Georges County, Maryland Founded  -Incorporated 1937 {{{incorporated}}}  County Prince Georges County Mayor Judith F. Davis Area  - Total  - Water 15. ... Motto: Nickname: Map Political Statistics Founded Incorporated County Washington County Borough {{{borough}}} Parrish {{{parrish}}} Mayor vacant Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Water 27. ... Hyattsville is a city located in Prince Georges County, Maryland, USA. // History The city was named for its founder, Christopher Clark Hyatt. ... Motto: Nickname: Map Political Statistics Founded Incorporated 1870 County Anne Arundel, Howard, & Prince Georges Counties Borough {{{borough}}} Parrish {{{parrish}}} Mayor Craig A. Moe Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Water 9. ... Map Political Statistics Founded 1717 Incorporated 1860 County Montgomery County Mayor Larry Giammo Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 34. ... Nickname: Crossroad of Delmarva Founded Incorporated 1732 1854  County Wicomico County Mayor Barrie P. Tilghman Area  - Total  - Water 29. ... Motto: Nickname: Map Political Statistics Founded 1883 Incorporated 1890 Montgomery County Mayor Kathryn H. Porter Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 5. ... Westminster is a city located in Carroll County, Maryland. ... List of Maryland counties and independent city* Allegany County: formed in 1789 from part of Washington County. ... Allegany County is a county located in the western portion of the U.S. state of Maryland. ... Location in the state of Maryland Formed 1650 Seat Annapolis Area  - Total  - Water 1,523 km² (588 mi²) 445 km² (172 mi²) 29. ... A view of the Baltimore skyline from above. ... 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 south 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 and the northeastern border of Virginia. ... Location in the state of Maryland Formed 1872 Seat Oakland Area  - Total  - Water 1,699 km² (656 mi²) 21 km² (8 mi²) 1. ... Harford County is a county located in the northeastern portion of the U.S. state of Maryland. ... Howard County is a county located in the central part of the 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. ... Location in the state of Maryland Formed 1642 Seat Chestertown Area  - Total  - Water 1,073 km² (414 mi²) 349 km² (135 mi²) 32. ... Montgomery County is a suburban county located in the state of Maryland north of Washington, D.C.. The county, sometimes referred to informally as MoCo, is the most populous and affluent jurisidiction in Maryland. ... Prince Georges County is a suburban county located in the U.S. state of Maryland immediately north, east, and south of Washington, D.C. It is home to the USDA Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Andrews Air Force Base, the University of Marylands flagship... Saint Marys County is a county located in the U.S. 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. ... Location in the state of Maryland Formed 1776 Seat Hagerstown Area  - Total  - Water 1,211 km² (468 mi²) 24 km² (9 mi²) 2. ... Wicomico County is located in the southeastern part of the state of Maryland. ... Worcester County (pronounced locally as either Wis-ter or Wuhr-ster) is the easternmost county located in the U.S. state of Maryland. ...


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