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

City Sites

Transportation

Entertainment

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

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.