Queen Anne's County

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Queen Anne's County, Maryland

107 N Liberty St
Centreville, MD 21617
Phone: (410) 758-4098
Fax: (410) 758-1170

On eastern border of MD, west of Dover, DE; organized 1706 from Talbot County. Name Origin: For Anne (1665-1714), queen of Great Britain and Ireland (1702-14)

Area (sq mi):: 509.79 (land 372.21; water 137.58) Population per square mile: 122.50
Population 2005: 45,612 State rank: 18 Population change: 2000-20005 12.40%; 1990-2000 19.50% Population 2000: 40,563 (White 88.40%; Black or African American 8.80%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.60%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 2.40%. Median age: 38.80
Income 2000: per capita $26,364; median household $57,037; Population below poverty level: 6.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $34,087-$35,436
Unemployment (2004): 3.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 33.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 59.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Queen Anne's County is located on the eastern terminus of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, directly across the bay from Anne Arundel County, MD.
Participating organizations include the Kent Island Volunteer Fire Department, the Queen Anne's County Sheriff's Department, the Maryland Department of Highway Safety, Alive at 25 and the Reset Program.
Reported by: LE Silvers, DVM, S Watkins, GT Strickland, MD, School of Medicine, Univ of Maryland, Baltimore; M Clothier, J Grant, MD, Kent County Health Dept, Chestertown; E Hall, DVM, L Joe, MD, Anne Arundel County Health Dept, Annapolis; MA Thompson, Queen Anne's County Health Dept, Centreville; S Sullivan, MS, Talbot County Health Dept, Easton; J Ryan, MD, Queen Anne's and Talbot county health depts; P Shanahan, MD, CG Baumann, MD, Chestertown; M Shochet, MD, Glen Burnie; G Sprouse, MD, Chester; JT Nevins, MS, H McQuay, Shore Health Laboratories, Easton; E Israel, MD, DM Dwyer, MD, State Epidemiologist, Maryland Dept of Health and Mental Hygiene.
301 in Queen Anne's County. Since then, wildflowers have been planted along Maryland highways in highly visible areas such as wide medians and roadsides; along highways entering Maryland; at rest areas, scenic overlooks, and information centers; and along designated scenic routes and interchanges.
Three years after that start-up, the Queen Anne's County Instructional Network (QACIN) uses 146 computers and has grown into five networks running Novell Networking software.
Brewers ranging from major players to new brands are investing in facilities, include Diageo's Guinness brewery, Union Craft Brewing's new Union Collective facility, and Cult Classic Brewing Co.'s transformation of a former supermarket site in Queen Anne's County.<br />A JLL report on the industry, released last fall, found there was still room for growth in the industry.<br />"Craft brewing's presence in retail inventory has only recently started to grow at a considerable rate, but with Maryland still ranking 36th for breweries per capita, the industry has runway for growth," according to the report.
Runners are encouraged to fundraise for charity and last week two charities were selected to benefit from the race, Bosom Buddies Charities in Queen Anne's County, and the Yellow Ribbon Fund, a national organization based in Bethesda, Md.
Congratulations to: LWV of Rabun County (GA), LWV of Queen Anne's County (MD), LWV of Mississippi Gulf Coast (MS), and LWV of Fluvanna County (VA).
Harvest statistics from 1 1/2-year-old bucks show that Queen Anne's County deer are 22 pounds heavier than the average 1 1/2-year-old deer from mountainous Allegany County.
During oral arguments, Graham said character witnesses, including a judge and the Queen Anne's County State's Attorney, among others, expressed their firm belief that she was honest, dedicated, competent, and as the judge said, she was a dedicated practitioner, during the evidentiary hearing last July.