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[County Seal, Queen Anne's County, Maryland] Origin: Queen Anne's County was created 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.

Boundaries: Bounded north by Chester River; east by Delaware & Caroline County; south by Talbot County; west by Chesapeake Bay.
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County Seat: Centreville, MD 21617
Form of Government: Code Home Rule since 1990
Population: 1990 census: 33,953; 2000 census: 40,563; 2010 census: 47,798


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[photo, Queen Anne's County Courthouse, 100 Court House Square, Centreville, Maryland]

Queen Anne's County Courthouse, 100 Court House Square, Centreville, Maryland, October 2006. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.

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