Queen Anne's County, Maryland Genealogy Guide

Queen Anne's County, Maryland (Map It) 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. Learn More About State of Maryland History.

Queen Anne's County is bordered by Kent County (north), Kent County, Delaware (east), Talbot County (south), Caroline County (southeast).

Queen Anne's County Cities and Towns 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).

A Map of Queen Anne's County, Maryland contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries. Also view Maryland Town / Municipal Maps.

Queen Anne's County, Maryland Courthouse Records

Queen Anne's County, Maryland Courthouse
Queen Anne's County, MD Courthouse

The Queen Anne's County Courthouse is located in Centreville, Maryland. Learn More About State of Maryland Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

Please contact the each clerk's department to confirm mailing address, hours, fees and other information before visiting or requesting information because contact information sometimes changes.  The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH.  The documents are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues.  Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Queen Anne's county. The date listed for each category of record is usually the earliest registration filed. The earliest date does not indicate that there are numerous records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually registered.

  • Queen Anne's County Circuit Court Clerk has Marriage Records from 1707 and Land Records from 1707. The County Circuit Court Clerk is responsible for recording documents related to property. Documents recorded consist of, but are not limited to, deeds, mortgages, restrictions, notaries, public and elected county officers. Other documents, such as Military Service Discharges, foreign birth certificates, as well as obscure documents like cattle brands, are also recorded here.
  • Queen Anne's County Register of Wills/ Orphan's Court Clerk has Probate Records from 1706. The County Register of Wills/ Orphan's Court Clerk responsibilities include supervising Clerk's office personnel in the civil, criminal, courtroom clerks, business license, marriage license, land records, and juvenile units.
  • Queen Anne's County Government Records are available in original, microfilm and digital formats from the Maryland State Archives.

Queen Anne's County, Maryland Census Records

Queen Anne's County, Maryland Vital Records

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