Located in the state of Maryland, Prince George’s County is directly adjacent to Washington, DC. It was established by the 1695 Maryland General Assembly to be effective on St. George’s Day, April 23, 1696, from parts of Calvert and Charles Counties. It was named for Prince George of Denmark, husband of England’s Queen Anne.Read More
Prince George’s County is home to: National Harbor, the Gaylord National Resort, MGM National Harbor, The Capital Wheel, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, FedEx Field and the Washington Redskins, Andrews Air Force Base & the President’s Air Force One aircraft, the University of Maryland, Bowie State University, Merkle Wildlife Sanctuary, National Agricultural Library, National Archives at College Park, Rosecroft Raceway, USDA’s Agricultural Research Center.
A star is born: Prince George’s County was officially founded on April 23, 1696.
County Flag: On August 17, 1695, Prince George’s County was granted colors for horse and foot soldiers, and a County flag consisting of St.
George’s Cross on a white field. The county seal in the flag’s upper left quadrant did not become an official part of the flag until 1963.
County Seal: The County Seal consist of a coat of arms symbolizing Queen Anne, France & England in the first and fourth quarters; Scotland in the second quarter and Ireland in the third quarter. It was designed in 1696.
County Song: "Hail Prince George's"
County Motto: "Semper Eadem" which means "Ever the Same"
County Bird: Eastern Bluebird
County Flower: Daffodil
County Tree: Willow Oak
County Shrub: Glenn Dale Azaleas
County Herb: Beebalm
With so many amenities, beautiful surroundings and rich history, the County has emerged as a thriving real estate market. If you too are looking for homes for sale in Prince George’s County, you must contact a real estate broker in the vicinity. You can also browse through the real estate listings for properties for sale in Prince George’s County to identify the best offers and let the best agents help you negotiate a profitable deal.