Soil Conservation District Supervisors
George E. Lechlider, Chairperson, 1989; Wiley
Griffith, 1987; Howard Williams, 1990; John A.
Phillips, 1991; Chester M. Leishear (County ap-
pointee); Douglas Tregoning, Extension Agent,
Secretary (nonvoting). Richard R. Brush, Dis-
trict Conservationist; Marshall Rea, District
PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY
County Seat: Upper Marlboro 20772
Origin: Erected from Calvert and Charles counties
by Chapter 13, Acts of 1695 (May Session).
Name: Named for Prince George of Denmark,
husband of Queen Anne.
Form of Government: Charter (1970)
County Code: See The Code of Prince George's
County, Maryland (1983).
Area: 499.21 sq. miles (487.01 land, 12.20 water)
Population. 1900: 29,898; 1950: 194,182; 1960:
357,395; 1970: 661,719; 1980: 665,071.
Principal Incorporated Places (1980 census):
Bowie (33,695), College Park (23,614),
Principal Unincorporated Places (1980 census):
Oxon Hill (36,267), Chillum (32,775), Suitland-
Silver Hill (32,164)
Voter Registration, Oct. 15, 1986. Democrat:
200,063; Republican: 59,007; Other Parties and
No Party Affiliation: 28,823; Total: 287,893.
Per Capita Income, 1985 (estimated): $14,161
State Parks: Rosaryville (977 acres)
Colleges/Universities: Bowie State College, Bowie;
Prince George's Community College, Largo;
University of Maryland, College Park;
Washington Bible College, Lanham; Capitol
Institute of Technology, Laurel
Museums/Historical Societies: Prince George's
County Historical Society, P.O. Box 14,
Riverdale 20737; National Colonial Farm of the
Accokeek Foundation, Inc., 3400 Bryan Pt.
Rd., Accokeek 20607.
Prince George's County/607
Upper Marlboro 20772 Telephone: 952-3655
Accounting Office 952-3341
Appeals Section 952-4053
Assignment Office 952-3292
Business Licenses 952-3330
Clerk's Office 952-3318
Court Auditor 952-3399
Court Room Clerk's Office 952-3377
Criminal Section 952-3344
Civil Department 952-3240
Jury Commissioners Office 952-3437
Juvenile Court 952-4330
Land Records Section 952-3352
Civil Department 952-3323
Marriage Licenses Section 952-3288
14757 Main St.
Upper Marlboro 20772
Civil Section: 952^070
Criminal Section: 952-4080
Motor Vehicle Section: 952-4300
Circuit Court—Grand Jury and Petit Jury, first
Monday in April and October. The Grand Jury
meets each Wednesday during the term. For
the Petit Jury fifty new jurors report each
Monday during the term.
Orphans' Court Days—Monday through Friday.
Circuit Court Resident Judges
Ernest A. Loveless, Jr., Chief Judge, 1993;
William H. McCullough, County Administrative
Judge, 2001; Albert T. Blackwell, Jr., 1991;
Jacob S. Levin, 1991; Howard S. Chasanow,