Community Information

Anne Arundel County, MD

Hospitals

Parks

  • Baltimore Aquarium Cafe
  • Baltimore-Annapolis Trail Park
  • Downs Park
  • Quiet Waters Park
  • Baltimore-Washington Parkway Opened in 1954, the parkway is a 29-mile scenic highway that connects Baltimore, Maryland with Washington, D.C. The part of the parkway from Washington, D.C. to Fort Meade, Maryland is managed by the National Park Service.
  • Chesapeake Bay First thoughts of the Chesapeake Bay often bring up images of crabs and oysters. But, as the largest estuary in North America, the Chesapeake Bay has touched and influenced much of the American story - early settlement, commerce, the military, transportation, recreation and more. The Bay and its surrounding 64,000 square mile watershed hold a treasure trove of historic areas, natural wonders and recreational opportunities.
  • Patapsco Valley State Park Patapsco Valley State Park extends along 32 miles of the Patapsco River, encompassing 14,000 acres and five developed recreational areas. Recreational opportunities include hiking, fishing, camping, canoeing, horseback and mountain bike trails, as well as picnicking for individuals or large groups in the park's many popular pavilions.
  • Sandy Point State Park The park's beaches and picnic areas provide unparalleled views of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge over the Chesapeake Bay as well as frequent passing of seagoing freighters and sailing regattas

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Queen Anne's County, MD

Law Enforcement

Hospitals

  • Chester Regional Medical Center is an independent multi-speciality medical center offering the Eastern Shore and Annapolis areas all of these health care services
  • Chester River Health System offers health care to the residents of Kent and Queen Anne's counties and portions of Caroline and Cecil counties.
  • Queen Anne's County Department of Health a local office of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, is dedicated to protecting and promoting the health of its citizens through quality services, in partnership with sister agencies and community organizations.

Transportation

Parks

  • Batts Neck Park It is the only park with an in-line skating ring. The park has athletic fields, a playground, restrooms and two small ponds.
  • Chesapeake Exploration Center
  • Cross Island Trail Park
  • Tuckahoe State Park The park offers 20 miles of scenic hiking, biking and equestrian trails, flat water canoeing, hunting, picnicking, as well as a recycled tire playground for children
  • Wye Island Natural Resources Management Area Wildlife viewing and hiking are the most popular activities on Wye Island's six miles of trails. The School House Woods Nature Trail takes you through a mature hardwood forest while the Ferry Landing Trail leads beneath a canopy of Osage Orange Trees. Wye Island also houses a Holly Tree that is more than 275 years old. Follow the Holly Tree Trail to visit this long-time resident.

Newspapers

  • Queen Annes County News Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web

Entertainment

  • 26th Annual Bay Music Festival A music including blues, rock-a-billy, rock-n-roll and bluegrass. Great food and cold beverages available on grounds.
  • Church Hill Theatre is a performing arts center dedicated to the creation and presentation of quality performance and educational opportunities for all members of our diverse community
  • Cray House is one of a handful of post-and-plank buildings to survive in Maryland.
  • Kent Island Federation of Arts The goal of the Kent Island Federation of Arts (KIFA) is to provide an opportunity for people of all ages to better appreciate the visual arts and to develop their own creative and artistic skills.Many items in our extensive gallery, as well as in our exhibits, are available for purchase at reasonable prices.
  • Museum of Eastern Shore Life a unique collection of antique farm implements and tools, equipment used by watermen to harvest the Bay's bounty, Indian artifacts, and household items.
  • Queen Anne's County Arts Council is a non-profit organization committed to promoting, expanding and sustaining the arts.
  • Stevensville Train Depot The rail system ran for more than 60 miles, from Kent Island to Lewes, Delaware. This structure, typical of the period, was moved in 1988 from its original location just north of Stevensville and restored by the Kent Island Heritage Society.
  • Sudlersville Train Station Museum Today the station houses Jimmy Foxx memorabilia and exhibits which highlight Sudlersville's history.
Howard County, MD

City Sites

Hospitals

Parks

Law Enforcement

  • County Administration fosters interdepartmental coordination and provides day-to-day administrative and technical support to ensure efficient operation of government and effective use of tax dollars in delivering services
  • Department of Fire and Rescue Howard County Fire & Rescue is a combination system in that services are provided through a partnership of volunteers and career personnel
  • Howard County State's Attorney is responsible for the investigation and prosecution of all criminal cases within the geographical boundaries of Howard County
  • Police Department
  • Sheriff's Office The mission of the Howard County Sheriff's Office is to provide judicial enforcement and physical security for the Circuit Court, to provide a variety of quality services for citizens, and to assist other law enforcement agencies in maintaining law and order in Howard County

Library

  • Howard County Library provides lifelong education, inspire a world of ideas, and ignite the power of knowledge

Transportation

Entertainment

  • African Art Museum Of Maryland Exhibits of African artworks, lectures, workshops, events.
  • Chesapeake Shakespeare Company is a collection of local artists with diverse talents ands skills that create outstanding live performances of great plays that will be approachable, meaningful, and entertaining to audiences.
  • Columbia Orchestra In the fall of 1977 a handful of local string players began playing classical music as the Columbia Chamber Orchestra.
  • Commodore Joshua Barney House Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Commodore Joshua Barney House (Circa 1760) is best known for the historic hero who made it his home.
  • Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum The oldest railroad station in America features living history programs, changing exhibits, working HO scale model of first 13 miles of railroad in America and caboose to climb on.
  • Olney Theatre Center offers a diverse array of professional productions year-round that enrich, nurture and challenge a broad range of artists, audiences and students.
Baltimore County, MD

Hospitals

Parks

  • Baltimore Aquarium Cafe
  • Baltimore County Rec & Parks
  • Carrie Murray Nature Ctr
  • North Point State Park
  • Baltimore County's Regional Parks
  • Cromwell Valley Park is a stream valley park comprised of pasture, open fields, woods, hedgerows, cultivated fields and floodplain.
  • Hampton National Historic Site The park preserves a vast estate from the 1700s. Its centerpiece is an elegantly furnished Georgian mansion set amid formal gardens and shade trees.
  • Loch Raven Fishing Center The fishing center provides numerous services, offering boat rentals, freshwater fishing licenses, bait and launching permits
  • Marshy Point Nature Center The building provides an exhibit hall, an auditorium for audio-visual presentations, outdoor decks with picnic tables and a staff workroom. Trails are being developed and canoes are available to explore the coastal forests, marshes and shallow waters of Dundee and Saltpeter Creeks.
  • Oregon Ridge Park Convenient to Baltimore, Washington, Southern Pennsylvania and Delaware, we are able to accommodate indoor and outdoor events ranging from 10 to 10,000. With lodging and restaurants only minutes away, Oregon Ridge is the perfect place for your next affair.
  • Rocky Point Beach and Park Located at the mouth of Back and Middle Rivers, it boasts an expansive view of the Chesapeake Bay, Hart-Miller Islands and Craighill Light and one of the nicest beaches on the upper Cheasapeake!

Law Enforcement

  • County Council is the County elected legislative body, and it is vested with all law-making power granted by its Charter and by the General Assembly of Maryland. The seven members of the Council are respectively elected from each of seven contiguous and equally-populated Councilmanic districts. County Council members serve four year terms.
  • Baltimore County Sheriff's Office The Mission of the Baltimore County Sheriff's Office is to maintain the integrity and provide service to the Baltimore County Circuit Court, to provide assistance and support to the citizens of Baltimore County, and to cooperate with all law enforcement agencies in their quest to maintain order in our community
  • County Executive
  • Fire Department provides fire protection, emergency medical aid and emergency rescue
  • Police Department The Mission of the Baltimore County Police Department is to enforce the laws and ordinances of the state and county, safeguard life and property, prevent and detect crime, preserve the peace, and protect the rights of all citizens
  • State's Attorney's Office Our mission is to serve victims and witnesses, to provide them information, and to comfort and assist them with problems related to their cases.

Transportation

  • Baltimore Region Transit Plan Today, the backbone of the Baltimore region's transit system is an extensive network of local bus services combined with Metro subway, Light Rail and MARC train service
  • Baltimore-Washington International Airport
  • Baltimore-Washington Maglev Project This 40-mile long project links downtown Baltimore and Baltimore-Washington International Airport with Washington, D.C
  • CountyRide is a specialized transportation program providing service to Baltimore County residents 60 years of age and over, disabled residents aged 21 through 59, and those living in the rural area. Destinations include medical appointments, shopping and other general purpose trips.

Entertainment

Talbot County, MD

Law Enforcement

Transportation

  • A-1 Auto Transport, Inc provides the highest standard of safety and security in the automobile transport and car shipping industry.
  • Dependable Auto Shippers Since 1954, DAS has been meeting the auto shipping needs of individuals and businesses, both domestically and internationally.
  • Easton Airport is a publicly owned general aviation airport that is open for public use.
  • InterMove Global
  • American Airlines as the largest airline in the world, we have a lot to offer our customers in the U.S. and around the globe. Look below for information on the routes and places to fly, employment opportunities, company press releases, and much more.
  • Northwest Airlines is the world's fourth largest airline. Northwest and its travel partners serve more than 900 cities in more than 160 countries on six continents

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Kent County, MD

Hospitals

Law Enforcement

Transportation

  • InterMove Global
  • American Airlines American Airlines and American Eagle are in business to provide safe, dependable, and friendly air transportation to our customers, along with numerous related services. We are dedicated to making every flight you take with us something special. Your safety, comfort, and convenience are our most important concerns.
  • The BusBank If you're looking for the easiest, most reliable and cost-effective way to charter a bus, you're in the right place. We are your single source for chartering a bus any time, anywhere in North America.

Parks

  • Betterton Beach Waterfront Park - this 5 acre landscaped, family oriented waterfront park is the largest of two public beaches in the county on the Chesapeake Bay.
  • Millington Pool and Park - this facility has a public pool, bathhouse and picnic area. Swimming lessons are available Monday through Thursday. Monday and evening group rentals are available.
  • Turner's Creek Park - this 147 acre park, established in September, 1972, is on Turner's Creek, an arm of the Sassafras River, which in turn feeds into the Chesapeake Bay. Explore nature trails, wooded areas, open fields and a waterfront bluff overlooking Turner's Creek.
  • Millington Wildlife Management Area - used for years as the primary upland game management and research area in the state.
  • Sassafras River Natural Resource Management Area - this natural resource management area consists of 1000 acres of varied terrain, including farmland, mature forests, sandy beaches, marshlands and tidal ponds.
  • Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge - is a 2285 acre major feeding and resting place for migratory and wintering waterfowl at the mouth of the Chester River in Kent County, Maryland on Maryland's "Eastern Shore". It offers unsurpassed opportunity to bird watchers.

Library

  • Kent County Library - promotes lifelong learning and enrichment through access to information, a knowledgeable staff, and services in a free and open environment.

Entertainment

  • Arts and Entertainment in Kent County
  • Prince Theatre - built in 1926 as a vaudeville theatre and movie house, the theatre has been magnificently restored and now presents a wide range of exciting musical acts, special events, children's workshops and educational lectures.
  • Schooner Sultana-1768 - by offering both land-based and on-shipboard experiential education to diverse students of all ages, Sultana Projects seeks to preserve and share the rich natural and cultural history that developed from the 18th century to the present.
Caroline County, MD

Law Enforcement

Parks

  • South Caroline Regional Park & Athletic Complex
  • Martinak State Park George Martinak deeded this land of forests, fields and marsh to the state in 1961 for preservation as a recreational facility and a natural area for the enjoyment of all. Bordered by the Choptank River and Watts Creek, this area supports a wide variety of plant and animal life.
  • Tuckahoe State Park Tuckahoe Creek, a quiet country stream bordered for most of its length by wooded marshlands, runs through the length of the park.

Transportation

Library

Entertainment

  • The Art Gallery at the University of Maryland - has 4000 square feet of exhibition space in two adjacent rooms, a moveable wall system, and museum quality environmental and security controls. The offices are fully equipped with state-of-the-art computing equipment.
Prince George's County, MD

Law Enforcement

  • Circuit Court for Prince George's County
  • Office of Emergency Management The Office of Emergency Management is one of the agencies under the Office of Homeland Security and as such, it is responsible for the coordination of all County agencies, private organizations, businesses, persons, and other counties, cities and political subdivisions, to ensure the complete utilization of all available resources to effectively and efficiently mitigate, prepare for, respond to, and recover from any natural, technological or manmade emergency or disaster, regardless of size or complexity, including acts of terrorism.
  • Office of Law The mission of the Office of Law is to serve all County agencies and citizens who have matters requiring Office of Law review in an expeditious and professional manner, to effectively enforce the civil laws of the County, and to be creative and responsive in its service to County agencies in all matters
  • Office of The Sheriff Mission: To fulfill the duties of the Office of the Sheriff in a fair, professional and dignified manner so as to inspire and maintain the confidence and trust of the public.
  • Police Department The Prince George's County Police Department is the primary law enforcement agency in the County. The goals of our Department are to contribute to a high quality of life by maintaining a peaceful and orderly community, by protecting the lives and property of our citizens, by reducing the opportunity for individuals to commit criminal acts, and by effectively investigating and apprehending persons suspected of committing criminal acts. The Department is committed to accomplishing these goals by working alongside you, the citizens of our community
  • Prince George's County Fire/EMS Department The Fire/EMS Department strives to improve the quality of life in Prince George's County by promoting safety, and providing the highest quality of fire prevention, fire protection, emergency medical services, and community outreach programs
  • State Attorney The State's Attorney's Office prosecutes anyone charged with committing a crime in Prince George's County. This includes crimes of violence, like murder, rape, robbery and assault, as well as nonviolent crimes against citizens and their properties. The State's Attorney's Office also investigates charges of police and public official misconduct and misuse of funds, and works to educate the community about crime prevention and the criminal justice system

Hospitals

  • Bowie Health Campus is a unique 60-acre property providing for the health care needs of all ages, from newborns to the elderly.
  • Doctors Community Hospital
  • Laurel Regioanl Hospital The Mission of Laurel Regional Hospital is to provide comprehensive and valued healthcare services
  • Saint Luke Institut is a licensed, private residential facility and institute for research and education specializing in promoting the health and well-being of women and men religious, clergy and others involved in church ministry.
  • Southern Maryland Hospital is recognized for its centers of excellence in Maternal Child Health, Outpatient Services, and Mental Health Services. But the true distinction of Southern Maryland Hospital is comprehensiveness.

Transportation

Parks

  • Cedarville State Forest Hiking, Biking and Equestrian Trails--There are 19.5 miles of marked trails. They wind past the loblolly pine plantations planted by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930's, by a charcoal kiln, and through farm areas where springs and streams were used to make "moonshine."
  • Department of Parks & Recreation Our Department of Parks & Recreation in Prince George's County offers terrific opportunities for residents and visitors. We have community centers and arts facilities, fitness trails and aquatics centers, peaceful open space and sports for all ages. There's something for everyone!
  • Fort Washington Fort Washington has stood as silent sentry defending the Nation's Capital, for over 180 years. As technologies advanced so did Fort Washington. Fort Washington is one of the few remaining Seacoast Forts in its original designs
  • Piscataway Park stretches for 6 miles from Piscataway Creek to Marshall Hall on the Potomac River.

Library

  • Maryland State Law Library The primary function of the library is to support the research activities of the States' two appellate courts and court-related units of the Judiciary.
  • Prince George's County Memorial Library System The mission is to promote and make available resources that will fill the lifelong learning needs of individuals and groups in Prince George's County.

Entertainment

Dorchester County, MD

Newspapers

Transportation

Parks

Library

  • Dorchester County Public Library
  • Eastern Shore Regional Library - supports eight Maryland county public library systems providing coordination of resource sharing, training and staff development, systems and automations development and support, and cooperative services between the county libraries within the system.

Entertainment

  • Richardson Maritime Museum - makes this history come alive for visitors in the form of exquisite models of these traditional vessels.
  • Wright's Art & Framing George Wright, a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art, is a native of Cambridge, Maryland on the Eastern Shore. A hereditary type of palsy may slow the artist's strokes, but does not detract from the incredible genius of his work.
  • Annie Oakley House - is the only surviving residence that was either owned or occupied by Annie Oakley as a primary and permanent residence. Because of Annie's fame as a member of the "Buffalo Bill's Wild West," as a legend of the days of the "Wild West," as a world-renowned marksman, and as an individual who continues to remain in the public domain, this house, associated with her, is eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places.
  • Hurlock Fall Festival Festival began in 1992. It has become an eagerly anticipated annual day of food, crafts, and fun for the entire family.
  • Skipjack "Nathan of Dorchester" - built by local volunteers to preserve and promote the wooden boat-building heritage of the region, the Nathan is a living museum. Cruises offer passengers the opportunity to experience life on a skipjack; help raise her sails, take a turn at the helm and learn how oysters were traditionally harvested. Groups welcome.
Wicomico County, MD
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Worcester County, MD
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Montgomery County, MD

Parks

Hospitals

  • Adventist HealthCare - is a non-profit, network of health care providers that includes hospitals, home health agencies, nursing centers and other health care services.
  • Holy Cross Hospital - is a faith-based, mission-driven community teaching hospital serving the residents of Montgomery and Prince George's Counties.
  • Laurel Regional Hospital - is a full-service community hospital serving northern Prince George's County and Montgomery, Howard, and Anne Arundel counties with 146 beds and 670 employees.
  • Suburban Hospital Healthcare System - is a community-owned hospital serving Montgomery County and the surrounding area since 1943.

Entertainment

  • Adventure Theatre World premieres, comedies, musicals, classics, contemporary works--you'll see them all in this 53rd season!
  • Imagination Stage - is the largest and most respected multi-disciplinary theatre arts organization for young people in the region.
  • Olney Theatre Center - offers a diverse array of professional productions year-round that enrich, nurture and challenge a broad range of artists, audiences and students. One of two state theaters of Maryland, OTC is situated on 14 acres in the heart of the beautiful Washington-Baltimore-Frederick "triangle," within easy access of all three cities.
  • Round House Theatre Each season, Round House presents an eclectic body of work on its MainStage. Our plays range from world premieres through the finest writing of this century to contemporary adaptations of the classics.
  • The National Capital Trolley Museum The collections consist of 17 streetcars from Washington D.C. and other cities. Many of these are operated on a one-mile demonstration railway.