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Prince George's County, MD Public Records

7th Judicial Circuit Court
14735 Main St
Courthouse, Rm D-1015
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 301-952-4560, 301-952-3655
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions over $30,000, Family, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No adoption, juvenile, sealed, expunged or mental records released
The Clerk of the Court maintains records of all matters filed in the Circuit Court for Prince George's County. Most of these records are public documents, available for public review.
District Court - Upper Marlboro
14735 Main St, Rm 173B
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 301-298-4000
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $30,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic
Restricted Records: No adoption, juvenile, sealed, expunged or mental records released
Local toll-free number- 800-943-8853. This court will perform NO name searches. A court case number must be provided.
District Court - Hyattsville
4990 Rhode Island Avenue
Hyattsville, MD 20781-2008
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 301-298-4200
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records: No adoption, juvenile, sealed, expunged or mental records released
This court will perform NO name searches. A court case number must be provided. Records held for 3 years and then sent to archives.
Register of Wills
PO Box 1729
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM M-F EST
P: 301-952-3250
F: 301-952-4489
Couriers: 14735 Main Street, Rm D4001
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Jurisdiction: Probate
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Prince George's County, MD Vital Records

Contact the Prince George's County, Land Records Div Office of the County Clerk of the Circuit Court if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Prince George's County, Land Records Div
County Clerk of the Circuit Court
14701 Gov Oden Bowie Dr
Courthouse Annex
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
8:30AM-4:30PM EST
Phone: 301-780-2253, 301-952-3318
Recorded Documents

Prince George's County Vital Certificates

Prince George's County Vital Certificates

If you would like to obtain a hard copy of a birth, death, marriage, divorce, or other vital record, you can do so by searching for and requesting a vital certificate. Vital certificates are hard copy documents, the same as those used by the United States government.

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Prince George's County Information

Situated along the banks of the Potomac River and near the center of Washington, D.C., Prince George's County, Maryland offers the best of upscale sophistication and old world history in the heart of our nation's capital. Upper Marlborough (aka Marlborough) is the county seat.

Prince George's County holds a bevy of diverse well-publicized experiences for visitors. Six Flags Amusement Park will have the kids' eyes as big as saucers before you even park the car. Superman: Ride of Steel is one of the highest roller coasters on the east coast; the exciting Six Flags Water Park is home to a huge wave pool called Hurricane Bay; and a six-story swirling, twisting tube that will have you screaming for mercy—aptly called Tornado.

For sports fans, Prince George's County has a wealth of sports arenas and aquatic facilities—whether you're a baseball, football, hockey, or basketball fan, there is something for you here. If you're looking for something a little more unique, you might make a visit to the National Capital Curling Center to watch people practice that little-understood sport up close and personal, or take in a horse show at the Prince George's Equestrian Center.

On the historic circuit, you can visit Abraham Hall and its Black History Program or drop in to Belair Mansion to see what life was like on a Georgian Plantation in the mid-18th Century. You can also get a look at what outer space looks like at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center; take a tour or watch a model-rocket launch to get into the spirit of things. Regardless of which era you're interested in, you should be able to find plenty to capture your imagination and keep you coming back for more because Prince George's is a county of many flavors.

Prince George's County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 485.43 sq mi
Population (2009): 834,560
  • Females: 51.8%
  • White: 28%
  • Black/African American: 65.6%
  • Asian: 4%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 13.5%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 17%
Population Change (2000-2009): 33,044
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 13.8%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 15.9%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 6.7%
High School Graduates (2000): 84.9%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 27.2%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.74
Housing Units (2000): 302,378
Homeownership Rate (2000): 61.8%
Migration Flow to Prince George's County, MD from (2007-2008):

Prince George's County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $21,874,849
  • Construction: $2,510,490
  • Retail Trade: $1,476,070
  • Professional and Technical Services: $2,252,265
  • Healthcare: $1,424,355
  • Banking: $535,823
  • Retail Trade: $1,476,070
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $429,121
  • Manufacturing: $802,821
  • Farms: $14,135
  • Government: $7,670,654
Employed (2000): 399,355
Unemployed (2000): 25,067
Unemployment Rate (2009): 6.9%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $37,555
Local Government Employment (2007): 41,718
Local Government Revenue (2007): $2,453,955 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $1,915,315 (thou. dol.)

Prince George's County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 12,877
  • Per 1,000 population: 15.5
Deaths (2007): 5,298
  • Per 1,000 population: 6.4
Infant Deaths (2007): 149
  • Per 1,000 population: 11.6

Prince George's County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 7,400
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 122
  • Forcible rape: 250
  • Robbery: 3,765
  • Aggravated Assault: 3,263
Property Crimes (2008): 43,861
  • Burglary: 8,209
  • Larceny-Theft: 25,916
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 9,736

Prince George's County Genealogy Records