ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, MARYLAND
Origin: Anne Arundel County was created in 1650 (Chapter 8, Acts of 1650, April Session). The County was named for Lady Anne Arundell (1615-1649), daughter of Thomas Arundell of Wardour, and wife of Cecilius Calvert, 2nd Lord Baltimore and founder of the Maryland colony.
Boundaries: Bounded north by Baltimore City; east by Chesapeake Bay; south by Calvert County; west by Patuxent River, Prince George's & Howard counties.
County Code & Charter
County Seat: Annapolis, MD 21401
Form of Government: Charter since 1964.
Population: 1990 census: 427,239; 2000 census: 489,656; 2010 census: 537,656
Arundel Center, 44 Calvert St. (from Northwest St.), Annapolis, Maryland, July 2014. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.
Aging & Disabilites Dept.: www.aacounty.org/aging
Animal Control Division: www.aacounty.org/animalcontrol/index.cfm
Circuit Court: www.circuitcourt.org
Community College: www.aacc.edu
County Government: www.aacounty.org
County Government Directory: www.aacounty.org/telephone/index.cfm
Detention Facilities Dept: www.aacounty.org/detention
Economic Development Corp.: www.aaedc.org
Elections Board: www.aacounty.org/elections
Fire Dept.: www.aacounty.org/fire
Health Dept.: www.aahealth.org
Inspections & Permits: www.aacounty.org/ip
Job Service: www.dllr.state.md.us/county/anne/
Permits Dept., Inspections &: www.aacounty.org/ip
Planning & Zoning: www.aacounty.org/planzone
Police Dept.: www.aacounty.org/police/index.cfm
Public Schools: www.aacps.org
Public Works Dept.: www.aacounty.org/dpw
Recreation & Parks Dept.: www.aacounty.org/recparks
Register of Wills: http://registers.maryland.gov/main/annearundel.html
Social Services Dept.: http://dhr.maryland.gov/blog/local-offices/anne-arundel-county/
State's Attorney: www.statesattorney-annearundel.com
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