US Facts       Footsteps of History       It Happened Here      
Mottos, Slogans and Nicknames       Noted Notables


Welcome To KEY TO THE CITY's Page For
Princess Anne
Somerset County, Maryland


Page Contents for Princess Anne, Maryland

Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions





Statistics & Facts

The Maryland state capital is Annapolis.
The population of Princess Anne is approximately 2,918 (2007), 3290 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,117 (2000), 1276 (2010).
The amount of land area in Princess Anne is 2.751 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Princess Anne is 1.3 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Princess Anne to Washington DC is 89 miles.
The distance to the Maryland state capital is 69 miles. (as the crow flies)
Princess Anne is positioned 38.20 degrees north of the equator and 75.69 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Princess Anne elevation is 18 feet above sea level.
Princess Anne per capita income is $ 10,944 (2000).
Princess Anne median income is $ 25,468 (2007).
The Princess Anne median home price is $ 187,822 (2007).


in southern Maryland about 89 miles from Bowie and about 98 miles from Virginia Beach. Other nearby communities include Eden, Mount Vernon, Fruitland, Fairmount, West Pocomoke, Pocomoke City, Salisbury and Frenchtown-Rumbly.
Return to Index

History & History Related Items

The town was named for Princess Anne of Great Britain. She was the daughter of King George II. It was founded in 1733 and was an important center for the river trade soon after its founding. Much later, when the railroad was added to the area, it brought even more expansion of the community. There are many historic structures in town. The old town with about 300 buildings is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Return to Index


Take a Walking Tour of historic Princess Anne.
Return to Index

Princess Anne City Government

Town of Princess Anne
30489 Broad Street
Princess Anne, MD 21853
Phone: 410-651-1818

Princess Anne Libraries

Princess Anne Public Library Princess Anne, MD 21853
Phone: 410-651-0852

Princess Anne Schools

Somerset County Public Schools
7982A Crisfield Highway
Westover, MD 21871
Phone: 410-651-1616

University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Princess Anne, MD 21853
Phone: 410-651-2200 Princess Anne


The population of Princess Anne was:
1990 - 1,666
2000 - 2,313
2007 - 2,918

Number of Housing Units:
1990 - 807
2000 - 1,117

median age:
2000 - 28.2 years

Median household income:
2000 - $ 20,066
2007 - $ 25,468

Median house value:
2000 - $ 77,500
2007 - $ 187,822

Princess Anne is located in the Eastern Time Zone and does participate in daylight savings time during a portion of the year.

Contribute information for this community or any other community on the Key To TheCity website

Be sure to include the name of the community and its state when contacting Key to the City as you are NOT directly contacting this community.

Thanks for visiting Key to the City. Come back again! Soon!

The information on Key to the City is from multiple sources including government, commerce, libraries, individuals and organizations. There is no guarantee of the accuracy or timeliness of the information presented on these pages, therefore, please use at your own risk.

Search Key to the City
Custom Search
or Search anywhere on the Web
Custom Search