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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Counties USA: A Directory of United States Counties, 3rd Edition. © 2006 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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The Charles County Sheriff's Office said Williams was an instructional assistant at Mattawoman Middle School on Berry Road.
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The D9 leadership would like to express the sincerest gratitude to Charlotte Hall, D9 Nurses, and Members of Charles County's Democratic Party for understanding the impact of nursing in the community.
"This is extremely important for African-Americans in Charles County, especially our young people," says Janice Wilson, president of the Charles County branch of the NAACP.
29, 1962, Babe Chaney founded Charles County Sand and Gravel Co; later that year, Babe and his son, Richard "Dickey" Chaney, founded the Charles County Concrete Co.
US mobile network operator AT&T Inc (NYSE:T) announced on Friday the activation of two new 3G cell sites in Charles County, Maryland.

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