Charles County

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Charles County, Maryland

PO Box 2150
La Plata, MD 20646
Phone: (301) 645-0600
Fax: (301) 645-0560

In southwestern MD, south of Alexandria, VA; original county, organized 1658. Name Origin: For Charles Calvert, 3rd Baron Baltimore (1637-1715), second proprietor of the colony of MD; the son of Cecilius Calvert (1606-75) and Anne Arundell

Area (sq mi):: 643.22 (land 461.00; water 182.22) Population per square mile: 301.10
Population 2005: 138,822 State rank: 11 Population change: 2000-20005 15.20%; 1990-2000 19.20% Population 2000: 120,546 (White 67.30%; Black or African American 26.10%; Hispanic or Latino 2.30%; Asian 1.80%; Other 3.70%). Foreign born: 2.90%. Median age: 34.60
Income 2000: per capita $24,285; median household $62,199; Population below poverty level: 5.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $30,753-$33,226
Unemployment (2004): 3.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 39.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 59.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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We recently unveiled a two-year marketing plan, and the new website is another step we're taking to better market our assets to the business community," said Marcia Keeth, Acting Director for the Charles County EDD.
For example, the software allows teachers to do class scheduling and attendance, but Charles County already has a Web-based application in place for those tasks.
Charles County has recently adopted zoning to allow for smaller lot sizes and homes, Kast is concerned housing will still be priced beyond the means of police, firefighters, teachers, senior citizens on fixed incomes and other mid-wage workers.
Charles Energy Center, Charles County and the people of the great state of Maryland," said Doug Egan, CPV's Chief Executive Officer.
One issue at Charles County, and at many schools that use wireless IP phones is the coverage area, which may not extend far beyond a building's boundary.
But the answer to his whereabouts may be no more mysterious than the swirling waters surrounding Neale Sound, at the southernmost tip of Charles County, where fresh water flowing down from the Appalachians meets salt water flowing up from the Atlantic.
Charles County Councilman Cronin found himself without any support from his fellow Councilmen when he attempted to effectively derail the impact of a county-wide referendum on banning Red-Light Cameras.
Charles County be come the whipping jurisdiction for much of what supposedly ails the St.
NEW YORK -- Fitch Ratings has withdrawn its 'AAA' long-term rating on certain maturities for the following Charles County (MD) bond because it has been prerefunded:
For Charles County, the plant will generate a significant number of construction jobs while the plant is being built, will bring approximately 24 high paying permanent jobs once operation commences, and provide additional environmental benefits by using gray water provided by Charles County for cooling, significantly reducing the amount of effluent released into the Potomac River and its tributaries.

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