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Charles County, Maryland

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

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 learn, upon the au- thority of a letter from Charles county, Maryland, received by a gentleman of this city, that a young man, named Matthews, a nephew of General Mat- thews, and whose father, it is believed, holds an of- fice at Washington, killed one of the slaves upon his father's farm by shooting him.
The $775m combined-cycle natural gas-fired power plant is situated in Waldorf, Charles County, Maryland.
Although Charles County, Maryland is just south of Washington DC, it is a world apart.
In August 2006 Arnold (Butch) Norden of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources reported to me that be had seen a water clover along the edge of a pond in Charles County, Maryland, although be did not know which species.
In August 1893, Joseph Cocking, a farmer in Charles County, Maryland, completed the sale of his agricultural implements and moved his family from their land near Port Tobacco, the county seat, to their new home in Hill Top, a village some five miles away, to take up a career in general merchandise.
It turned out to be the longest criminal trial ever conducted in Charles County, Maryland.
NEW YORK -- Fitch Ratings assigns an 'AAA' rating to the following Charles County, Maryland general obligation (GO) bonds:
Charles, a 9,100 acre planned community in Charles County, Maryland and the ownership of an operating apartment portfolio of approximately 2,500 units in St.
Pre Bid Conference: Charles County Public Schools, La Plata, Maryland is seeking Professional Engineering Consulting Firms to provide a variety of mechanical and electrical engineering design services at various locations throughout Charles County, Maryland.
Charles Energy Center is a shovel-ready, highly-efficient, combined-cycle clean natural gas-powered electric generating facility proposed for Charles County, Maryland.

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