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Annapolis is a city in Anne Arundel County, in the Baltimore metro area.

It is the state capital and the county seat.

The community was named after Princess (later Queen) Anne.

The latitude of Annapolis is 38.978N. The longitude is -76.492W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 39 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 36,178.


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Median household income
Local
$49,243
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Annapolis demographic reports
Annapolis is on the Severn River, at Chesapeake Bay.
Also known as Anne Arundel Town, Town Land, Providence
Former and merged names include:
· Anne Arundel Town
· Providence
· Town Land at Proctor's
City was laid out by Gov. Francis Nicholson, who would later design Williamsburg, VA

Peace treaty ending the Revolutionary War was signed here in 1784

Public transportation: Annapolis Department of Transportation (See the transit and travel sections below.)

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 390. The number of murders and homicides was 5. The violent crime rate was 10.7 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 2004 movie, "Ladder 49"
Well-known residents have included:
· Tom Clancy, writer
· Debbie Meyer, swimmer, Olympic medallist
· Barbara Kingsolver, writer
· Charlie Byrd, jazz musician
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include City Dock Coffee, Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Maryland Day - March 25, 2007
  • John Paul Jones Day - July 7, 2007
  • West Annapolis Octoberfest - Sept. 30, 2007
Dates often change. Check Annapolis web sites and events links in the sections below.
Performing arts: Annapolis Chorale, Annapolis Opera, Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, Maryland Ballet Theatre, Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre, Bay Theatre Company, Colonial Players
Nearby parks & recreation: Sandy Point State Park
Historic sites and museums: U.S. Naval Academy Museum, Barge House Museum, Chesapeake Children's Museum, Maritime Museum, Shiplap House Museum, Banneker-Douglass Museum, William Paca House and Garden, Maryland State Archives
Colleges and universities: United States Naval Academy, St. John's College
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Local index: 102

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Ancestry & family history

11% of Annapolis residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Annapolis ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Annapolis was $27,180, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

39% of Annapolis residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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History

Historic districts in Annapolis include Colonial Annapolis Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Annapolis, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $682.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,349.


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Libraries in Annapolis include Annapolis Area Library, Broadneck Branch, Eastport-Annapolis Neck Branch ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Annapolis include Annapolis Capital, Bay Weekly

TV stations in Annapolis include WMPT.

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Anne Arundel County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Annapolis political report.

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Annapolis restaurants taking online reservations include Breeze, Harry Browne's, Kyma, O'Learys Seafood Restaurant, Phillips - Annapolis, Ruth's Chris Steak House - Annapolis, Severn Inn, The Rockfish ... View restaurants

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The average commute time for Annapolis workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Annapolis between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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