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Queen Anne's County, Maryland
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Queen Anne's County, Maryland Facts

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When was Queen Anne's County, MD Created?
Queen Anne's County was created on April 9, 1706 from Dorchester County, Kent County and Talbot County. This county was named in honor of Anne, Queen of Great Britain.

What is the County Seat of Queen Anne's County, MD?
The County Seat is located in Centreville additionally, the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Queen Anne's County, MD?
Bordering Counties are Kent County, Kent County, Delaware, Talbot County, Caroline County.

What cities and towns are in Queen Anne's County, MD?
Cities and towns located in the County include Barclay (incorporated 1931), Centreville (incorporated 1794), Church Hill (incorporated 1876), Millington (incorporated 1890), Queen Anne (incorporated 1953) , Queenstown (incorporated 1892), Sudlersville (incorporated 1870), Templeville (incorporated 1865).

Queen Anne's County, MD Vital Records

Where can find Queen Anne's County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Queen Anne's County vital records can be found at the Maryland Office of Vital Records has copies of birth and death records from August 1898, has marriage records from January 1990 and has divorce records from January, 1992. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Maryland for current fees and application process.

State of Maryland Archives files, stores, and issues certified copies of vital records including Birth certificates from 1898 for Maryland counties and since 1875 for Baltimore City, Death certificates prior to 1969 and Marriage certificates since 1640 for events that occurred in Maryland.

You can also order Order Electronically Online or You can download an application for Maryland Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Verification, Death Certificate Applications to mail.

Queen Anne's County, MD Census Records

What Queen Anne's County, MD census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Queen Anne's County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1790, 1800, 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Queen Anne's Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Queen Anne's Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Queen Anne's Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890.

Another state census is the Maryland Colonial Census of 1776. There is free down-loadable and also printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Maryland Census Records Research Guide.

Queen Anne's County, MD Courthouse and Government Records

Queen Anne's County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Queen Anne's County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Queen Anne's County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Maryland Corthouse Records Research Guide.

Queen Anne's County, MD Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Queen Anne's County, MD?
A list of Queen Anne's County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Maryland Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.

Where can I connect with other Queen Anne's County, MD Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Queen Anne's County, MD?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Queen Anne's County. A majority of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business Sites, Personal Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a payment. This is simply a listing that has been gathered or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site above another.

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