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Maryland Profile

One of the original 13 states to join the Union (in 1788), Maryland is in the middle of the Eastern Seaboard. It's believed that Lord Baltimore, who received a charter for the land in 1632, named the state after Queen Henrietta Maria, wife of King Charles I. The Mason and Dixon line was drawn in the 1760s to settle a dispute between the Penn and Calvert families. In addition to marking the boundary between Pennsylvania and Maryland, it is the traditional boundary between the North and the South. Maryland is known as the "Free State"; its flower is the black-eyed susan; and its capital is Annapolis, home of the U.S. Naval Academy. ...Read more here: Maryland - The Old Line State

Capital City:
Annapolis
Nickname:
Old Line State / Free State
Motto:
Fatti Maschii Parole Femine(Manly deeds, womanly words)
Statehood:
April 28, 1788 (7th)
Origin of State's Name:
Named to honor Henrietta Maria, wife of England's King Charles I.
Largest Cities:
Baltimore, Columbia, Silver Spring, Dundalk, Wheaton-Glenmont, Ellicott City
Border States:
Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia
Land Area:
9,775 sq. mi., 42nd largest
State Bird:
Baltimore Oriole
State Flower:
Black-Eyed Susan (rudbeckia hirta)
State Tree:
White Oak
State Song:
Maryland, My Maryland

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Cities, Counties, and Zip Codes in Maryland

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Maryland Schools

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Elementary Schools

Matthew Henson Elementary
(301) 925-2320
7910 Scott Rd
Landover, MD 20785
Thomas Johnson Elementary
(410) 396-1575
100 E Heath St
Baltimore, MD 21230

Middle Schools

Walkersville Middle
(240) 236-4400
55 Frederick Street
Walkersville, MD 21793
Pikesville Middle
(410) 887-1207
7701 Seven Mile Ln
Baltimore, MD 21208

High Schools

Severna Park Evening High
(410) 544-0182
60 Robinson Rd
Severna Park, MD 21146
Albert Einstein High
(301) 929-2200
11135 Newport Mill Rd
Kensington, MD 20895

Sex Offender Information for Maryland

For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

In Maryland, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://www.dpscs.state.md.us/onlineservs/sor/. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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