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The population of Annapolis is approximately 35,000 (1998), 38394 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 15,252 (1990), 16136 (2010).

The amount of land area in Annapolis is 16.385 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Annapolis is 7.2 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 2.298 sq kilometers.
The distance from Annapolis to Washington DC is 29 miles. The distance to the Maryland state capital is miles. (as the crow flies)
Annapolis is positioned 38.97 degrees north of the equator and 76.50 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Annapolis elevation is 0 - 92 feet above sea level.
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Annapolis location: 27 miles from both Washington D.C. and Baltimore, Maryland. It is located on the Severn River.

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Climate & Weather

Annapolis average annual rainfall is 39.03 inches per year
Annapolis average annual snowfall is 14.4 inches per year.
Annapolis average temperature is 55.6 degrees F.
The average low temperature is 35.5 (winter) degrees F.
The average high temperature is 85.2 (summer) degrees F.
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Annapolis history:

Greenbury Point was the first settled area in what is now Annapolis. The Puritans called it Providence when they arrived in 1649. The area grew and developed near the Severn River. By 1694, the settlement had designated by Governor Sir Francis Nicholson as a new capital city for the Province of Maryland. The first seat was in St. Mary's City. The new city, Annapolis, was named for the future queen of England, Anne. Its translation is "Anne's City." This settlement area is now all located in a National Historic Landmark area.
Incorporated on November 22, 1708, by Governor John Seymour in behalf of Queen Anne. This charter was the only one issued under the Royal seal in Maryland. Annapolis is the oldest incorporated city in Maryland. Annapolis is the place of many "firsts" in Maryland, among them are: nation's first State House, first parochial libraries, and the first printing of the Maryland Gazette. Many famous and important events took place here in Annapolis. The Treaty of Paris was signed here. This treaty officially ended the Revolutionary War.

The United States Naval Academy was founded here.

Overlooking the city, the State House is the oldest state Capitol still in continuous legislative use. It is topped by the largest wooden dome in the United States. Annapolis became Maryland's capital in 1695. St. John's College. Founded in 1796, stands as the third oldest college in the United States
The settling of Annapolis: 1649
The incorporation date of Annapolis: November 22, 1708

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Annapolis attractions:

County seat of Anne Arundel County.
Take a Virtual Tour of Annapolis

The United States Naval Academy
Tours are available. For more information, please call: 410-263-6933

Here is a webpage about Annapolis

Annapolis Convention & Visitors Bureau

The Banneker-Douglass Museum
84 Franklin Street
Annapolis, Maryland 21401
Phone: 410-974-2893
Fax: 410-974-2553
TTY/TTD 800-735-2258

This museum was named for Benjamin Banneker and Frederick Douglass, two prominent black Marylanders. It is the official repository ofAfrican-American material culture for the state. The site for the museum is the beautiful example of Victorian-Gothic architecture, the former Mount Moriah African Methodist Episcopal Church building

Here is a Local Guide to Annapolis, Maryland. Attractions information, weather, fishing, dining guide, and calendar of events.

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