Philip Bathon; Howard F. Delp; Charles Mc-
Coy; G. Button Powell. Walter Granger, Elec-
Virginia Bailey, M.D.; George Lutz. Alternate:
William A. Sumner.
Willard G. Bryan, Sr.
Board of Liquor License Commissioners
Virginia Davidson, Chairperson, 1987; Willard
E. dark, 1988; Mary Jane Startt, 1991.
Deborah A. Loller, Clerk.
Alcoholic Beverages Inspector
Herrel Curry, Jr.
EXTENSION AND SOIL CONSERVATION
Theodore A. Haas; County Director; Bemardine
M. Coleman; Michael Ensor; Robert Halman;
Judith A. Pugh.
Soil Conservation District Supervisors
Floyd Allred, Jr., Chairperson, 1990; Edgar B.
Hevelow, 1988; Alfred Miller, 1989; Fred Orr,
1990; Paul A. Raech (County appointee); Theo-
dore A. Haas, Extension Agent, Secretary (non-
voting). David H. Wilson, District Conservation-
ist; Sue W. Miller, District Manager.
Population. 1900: 17,662; 1950: 23,415; 1960:
32,572; 1970: 47,678; 1980: 72,751.
Principal Incorporated Places (1980 census): La
Plata (2,480), Indian Head (1,600)
Principal Unincorporated Places (1980 census):
St. Charles (13,921), Waldorf (9,782), White
Voter Registration, Oct. 6, 1986. Democrat:
20,289; Republican: 12,725; Other Parties: 56;
No Party Affiliation: 2,413; Total: 35,483.
Per Capita Income, 1985 (estimated): $10,710
State Forests: Doneaster (1,486 acres)
State Parks: Chapel Point (828 acres). Purse (148
acres), Smallwood (404 acres)
Colleges/Universities: Charles County
Community College, La Plata
Museums/Historical Societies: Historical Society
of Charles County, Inc., P.O. Box 261, Port
County Seat: La Plata 20646
Origin: Created by an Order in Council of 1658.
It is not to be confused with an earlier Charles
County (1650-1653) known as Old Charles
Name: Named for Charles Calvert, son and heir
of Cecilius Calvert, Second Lord Baltimore.
Form of Government: County Commissioners
County Code: See Code of the Public Local Laws
of Charles County (1969) with supplements.
Area: 486.78 sq. miles (451.58 land, 35.20 water)
La Plata 20646
Circuit and District Courts: 645-0500
from D.C.: 870-3000
Circuit Court—Grand Jury and Petit Jury, fourth
Monday in March and September.
Orphans' Court Days—every Tuesday