Origin: In 1654, Calvert County was established by an Order in Council and called Patuxent County until 1658. The County name derives from the family name of Lord Baltimore, the Proprietary of the Maryland colony.

Population (1990 Census): 51,372
Form of Government: County Commissioners
County Seat: Prince Frederick, MD 20678


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