[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; 2020 census: 49,874


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

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

Aging Commission: https://onboard.qac.org/board/4557
Agricultural Preservation Board: https://onboard.qac.org/board/4313
Airport, Bay Bridge: www.qac.org/256/Bay-Bridge-Airport
Animal Control: www.qac.org/226/Animal-Control
Appeals, Board of [Zoning]: https://onboard.qac.org/board/4320
Budget, Finance & Information Technology Office: www.qac.org/417/Budget-Finance-and-Information-Technolog
Chesapeake College: www.chesapeake.edu/
Circuit Court: www.mdcourts.gov/circuit/queenannes/index.html
County Administrator: www.qac.org/149/Administrators-Office
County Commissioners: www.qac.org/617/Board-of-County-Commissioners
County Government: www.qac.org/27/Government
County Government Directory: www.qac.org/Directory.aspx
Detention Center: www.qac.org/271/Detention-Center
Development Review: www.qac.org/237/Development-Review
District Court: www.mdcourts.gov/district/directories/courtmap.html#QUEEN
Economic Development: https://choosequeenannes.com/
Elections Board: www.qac.org/562/Board-of-Elections
Emergency Management: www.qac.org/377/Emergency-Management
Emergency Services Dept.: www.qac.org/325/Department-of-Emergency-Services-DES
Ethics Commission: https://onboard.qac.org/board/4339
Facilities: www.qac.org/Facilities
Fire Marshal: www.qac.org/391/Fire-Marshal
Geographic Information Systems: www.qac.org/246/Geographical-Information-Systems--Maps
Health Dept.: https://health.maryland.gov/qahealth/pages/qacdoh-home.aspx
Historic Sites Consortium: www.historicqac.org/
Housing & Community Services Dept.: www.qac.org/154/Housing-Community-Services
Human Resources Dept.: www.qac.org/203/Human-Resources
Information Technology: www.qac.org/227/Information-Technology
Job Service: www.dllr.state.md.us/county/uppershore/
Library: www.qaclibrary.org/
Parks & Recreation Dept.: https://qac.org/1553/Parks-Recreation
Planning & Zoning Dept.: www.qac.org/234/Planning-Zoning
Public Housing Authority: www.qacha.org/
Public Information Dept.: www.qac.org/1170/Community-Affairs-Public-Information
Public Schools: www.qacps.org/qacps
Public Works: www.qac.org/364/Public-Works
Recycling: www.qac.org/972/Recycling
Register of Wills: http://registers.maryland.gov/main/queenannes.html
Roads Division: www.qac.org/375/Roads-Division
Sheriff's Office: www.queenannessheriff.org/
Social Services Dept.: http://dhr.maryland.gov/local-offices/queen-annes-county/
Solid Waste Division: www.qac.org/534/Solid-Waste-Division
State's Attorney: www.qacstatesattorney.com/
Tourism: https://visitqueenannes.com/

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