Community Information

Baltimore City, MD

City Sites

Law Enforcement

Hospitals

  • Bon Secours Baltimore Health System The system includes 20 acute-care hospitals, one psychiatric hospital, six nursing care facilities, numerous ambulatory sites, six assisted living facilities, and home health and hospice services
  • Franklin Square Hospital is a 343-bed facility providing a comprehensive array of services. Located in the White Marsh area of eastern Baltimore County, Franklin Square is the third largest hospital in Maryland
  • Good Samaritan Hospital
  • Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center A member of the Johns Hopkins Health System, Bayview has more than 700 beds and is home to one of Maryland's most comprehensive neonatal intensive care units, a sleep disorders center, an area-wide trauma center, the state's only regional burn center, and geriatrics programs that enjoy a national reputation in the field of aging
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital & Health System
  • Kernan Hospital began more than 100 years ago as a haven for children with orthopaedic deficits. While maintaining an atmosphere of country peace, it has evolved to offer innovative, interdisciplinary orthopaedic and rehabilitation services for children and adults.
  • LifeBridge Health As one of the largest, most comprehensive and most highly respected providers of health-related services to the people of the Northwest Baltimore region, LifeBridge Health advocates preventive services, wellness and fitness services and programs to educate and support the communities it serves
  • Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital provides inpatient, outpatient and day programs for infants and children with rehabilitation and/or complex medical needs.
  • University Specialty Hospital serves a unique group of patients that require some of the most complex, interdisciplinary medical care available.

Parks

  • 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.
  • Baltimore City Department of Recreation and Parks provides diverse recreational, environmental, cultural, educational and leisure opportunities that will benefit current and future generations
  • Baltimore Municipal Golf Corporation is home to Baltimore's Classic Five golf courses: GolfDigest's 4-star rated Mount Pleasant and Pine Ridge, along with Clifton Park, Forest Park and Carroll Park
  • Fort McHenry Of all the areas in the National Park System, Fort McHenry is the only one designated a National Monument and Historic Shrine.
  • Gwynns Falls Trail is a unique urban hiking and biking trail providing access to a scenic and historic greenway stream valley in Baltimore City

Library

  • Enoch Pratt Free Libraries provides equal access to information and services that support, empower, and enrich all who pursue knowledge, education, cultural enrichment, and lifelong learning
  • Langsdale Library Since 1925 Langsdale Library has served the faculty, staff, and students of the University of Baltimore
  • University of Maryland Libraries UM is home to the largest public research library in the state, with over 3 million volumes, more than 50,000 journal titles, numerous special collections and the latest in technical resources

Transportation

  • Amtrak America's only express train serving destinations nationwide
  • Baltimore-Washington Maglev Project This 40-mile long project links downtown Baltimore and Baltimore-Washington International Airport with Washington, D.C. Possible future connections include Philadelphia, New York and Boston to the north, and Richmond, Raleigh and Charlotte to the south.
  • Baltimore/Washington International Airport
  • Greyhound Lines provides bus transportation to most cities across the United States
  • Martin State Airport Full service airport operated by the Maryland Aviation Administration on behalf of the Maryland Department of Transportation
  • Maryland Transit Administration provides and supports accessible transit networks that are customer focused, safe, appealing, reliable and efficient throughout Maryland

Entertainment

District of Columbia, DC 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

Harford County, MD

Hospitals

  • Multi Specialty Healthcare Group, Llc
  • Franklin Square Hospital Center ''It is our goal to serve you with compassion, efficiency and professionalism so when you leave our hospital, you have received the highest quality healthcare possible''
  • HealthSouth The cornerstone of our operations is the delivery of quality healthcare in the most appropriate, safe, patient-centered environment.
  • Citizens Care Center is staffed with caring, experienced professionals and provides 'round-the-clock' nursing care supported by a fully-equipped therapy department, many daily activities to stimulate the mind, body and spirit, and many added amenities including an in-house pharmacy, beauty salon, chapel and gift shop

Law Enforcement

  • Harford County Administration The Department of Administration provides overall management and support services to all County Departments and Agencies.
  • Harford County Circuit Court Rich in the tradition and history of Maryland, the Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court is one of the oldest public institutions in the State.
  • Harford County Department of Law created by Charter and managed by an appointed County Attorney, is responsible for the day-to-day legal representation of the County Executive, County departments, agencies, and offices within the Executive Branch. The department is responsible for prosecuting and defending all civil suits and administrative hearings.
  • Office of County Executive
  • Sheriff's Office The safety and security of the citizens of Harford County is the highest priority of the Harford County Sheriff's Office
  • State's Attorney is primarily responsible for the investigation and prosecution of criminal cases at the trial level. In this regard the State's Attorneys work with the police in the development of cases, presentations to the Grand Jury and trial of cases in the Circuit, District or Juvenile Court.

Transportation

Parks

  • Eden Mill Park, Nature Center & Historic Mill Located on approximately 60 acres bordering Deer Creek, this facility offers a variety of outdoor adventure activities including hiking, canoeing and bird watching.
  • Gunpowder Falls State Park features numerous scenic areas on 18,000 acres in the Gunpowder River Valley, which includes both Baltimore & Harford Counties. The park features over 100 miles of trails, trout streams and the historic village of Jerusalem and 18 century grist mill company town. Other park areas include a multi-use rail trail, swimming beach, picnic area, and marina.
  • Otter Point Creek/Anita C. Leight Estuary Center Located on Otter Point Creek, this 600+ acre portion of the Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve was developed for research, technical workshops and confernences, cultural history presentations and seminars. Public programs include canoeing, nature hikes, and children's activities.
  • Harford County Parks Park Listings
  • Rocks State Park This day-use park is located on MD 24, eight miles north of Bel Air, and is situated on 850 acres bordering Deer Creek. A popular feature of the park is the throne-like rock formation called the King and Queen Seats where, according to legend, Indian Chieftains once sat in tribal council. Rock climbing, picnicking, hiking, tubing, wading canoeing, fishing, seasonal bow hunting, photography opportunities are available.

Library

  • Harford County Public Library System is a public library serving Harford County, MD. It has 11 branches and an administration and support services building. The library has an annual circulation of over 3,000,000 materials and serves more than 174,000 registered borrowers

Newspapers

Entertainment

  • Concord Point Lighthouse is a 36-foot tower that was built in 1827. It is the second oldest tower lighthouse on the Chesapeake Bay and the oldest continuous lighthouse in Maryland
  • Conowingo Dam is located in northeastern Maryland on the Susquehanna River just northwest of where the river empties into the northern part of the Chesapeake Bay
  • Fiore Winery ''The Maryland Wine with an Italian Accent''
  • Havre de Grace Decoy Museum Located on the banks of the historic Susquehanna Flats, the Decoy Museum houses one of the finest collections of working decoys from the Chesapeake Bay and around the country.
  • Havre de Grace Maritime Museum situated where the Susquehanna River meets the Chesapeake Bay, tells the story of this region's rich maritime heritage
  • Ladew Topiary Gardens is known around the world for its topiary and flower gardens
  • Steppingstone Museum is a private, not for profit museum which preserves and demonstrates the rural arts and crafts of the 1880-1920 period in Harford County
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

Washington, DC

Hospitals

  • Children's National Medical Center
  • Georgetown University Hospital - was founded in 1898 to promote health through education, research and patient care.
  • Georgetown University Medical Center - is an internationally recognized academic medical center whose three-part mission of research, teaching and patient care is carried out with a strong emphasis on community outreach and public service.
  • George Washington University Hospital
  • George Washington University Medical Center - founded in 1824, GWUMC is an internationally recognized, interdisciplinary academic health care center comprising the School of Medicine and Health Sciences; School of Public Health and Health Services; GW Hospital, which is jointly operated by Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS); and GW Medical Faculty Associates, Inc. (MFA) which includes both the primary care and specialty practices of the medical faculty.
  • Howard University Hospital - has made an art of designing and implementing programs that position the hospital to continue its tradition of quality service in a highly fluid environment.
  • National Rehabilitation Hospital - we specialize in the everyday miracles that allow people to rebuild their lives in the aftermath of disabling injury or illness.
  • The Psychiatric Institute of Washington - provides comprehensive behavioral healthcare for children, adolescents, adults and senior adults suffering from emotional and addictive illnesses.
  • Sibley Memorial Hospital - we at Sibley Hospital are proud to be an integral part of this community. For 110 years, we have set our sights on providing compassionate and medically advanced care.
  • Washington Hospital Center - is the largest private hospital in the national's capital. A member of MedStar Health, the not-for-profit Hospital Center is licensed for 907 beds and, on average, operates at near capacity. Health services in primary, secondary and tertiary care are offered to adult and neonatal patients.

Parks

  • Anacostia Park is one of Washington, D.C.'s largest and most important recreation areas. Included in Anacostia Park is Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens and Kenilworth Marsh.
  • 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.
  • Capitol Hill Parks Included in this group are Lincoln; Folger, Stanton; and Marion Parks; Maryland Avenue Triangles; Pennsylvania Avenue Medians; Squares and Triangles, including Seward Square, and Potomac Avenue Metro Stations, Twining Square; and otherinner-city triangles and squares.
  • Constitution Gardens is a living legacy to the founding of the republic as well as an oasis in the midst of a city landscape. The 50 acres of the park were originally beneath the Potomac River!
  • Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens constitutes some 700 acres and is part of Anacostia Park. The Park includes the "Gardens", Kenilworth Marsh, ballfields and recreational facilities
  • National Capital Parks-East NCP-East includes 12 major park areas at 98 locations that are a part of Washington, D.C. and its eastern environs. The park areas encompass over 8,000 acres and offer a wide array of historic, natural, and recreational areas.
  • President's Park
  • President's Park (White House)
  • Recreation & Parks Dept
  • Rock Creek Park is truly a gem in our nation's capital. It offers visitors an opportunity to reflect and soothe their spirits through the beauty of nature.

Transportation

Newspapers

Library

Entertainment

  • Association Of Performing Arts - is a membership organization, dedicated to bringing performing artists and audiences together in every place and way imaginable.
  • Va-National Medical Musical - VA-NMMG's mission is to perform "Music with a message" - a message of inspiration, healing, and national unity.
  • Washington Bach Consort - perform to the highest artistic standards the music of J.S. Bach and his Baroque contemporaries.
  • Now This Inc. - since 1990, NOW THIS! has been delighting audiences of all ages and interests with totally improvised spoofs of every style from opera to folk ballads, Shakespeare to Soaps.
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

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.
Carroll County, MD

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Law Enforcement

Transportation

Entertainment

Parks

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.
Garrett County, MD

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Law Enforcement

Parks

  • Mountain Lake Park
  • Garrett State Forest Garrett State Forest is the birthplace of forestry conservation in Maryland. The generous donation of 1,917 acres by the Garrett Brothers in 1906 serves as the foundation of the Garrett State Forest, as well as Maryland's present Public Lands system. Mountain forests, streams and valleys make up the nearly 7,000 acres of Garrett State Forest in Garrett County
  • Casselman River Bridge State Park The Casselman River Bridge is located east of Grantsville, in an area known as 'Little Crossings'. The bridge was the longest span of its kind when it was constructed in 1813 for the National Road. It is one of the many beautiful and innovative stone bridges designed specifically for the National Road
  • Big Run State Park Campsites, fishing, flat water canoeing, hiking trail, historic interest, picnic, shelters. Boat launch ramps are nearby along Savage River Road for the Savage River Reservoir.
  • Deep Creek Lake State Park The park boasts one mile of shoreline on Deep Creek Lake, which is Maryland's largest freshwater lake. Visitors enjoy the lake for boating, canoeing, swimming, paddling and fishing. Several picnic areas offer excellent views of the lake with easy access to the beach and other facilities. Park trails on Meadow Mountain provide opportunities for ATVs, hiking, hunting, mountain biking, horseback riding, skiing, snowmobiling, wildlife viewing and snowshoeing on a variety of terrain
  • Herrington Manor State Park The park offers swimming, boating in rowboats, canoes and paddle boats, picnicking, hiking, tennis, volleyball and 20 furnished log cabins for rental use year round.
  • New Germany State Park Picnicking, camping, birding and nature appreciation are possible in the 400 acres of New Germany and the adjoining 54,000 acres of Savage River State Forest. Visitors can also enjoy the historic Casselman River Bridge near Grantsville and Big Run State park at the north end of the Savage River Reservoir, located eight miles southwest of New Germany State Park.
  • Swallow Falls State Park Swallow Falls State Park is home to the oldest grove of white pine and eastern hemlock in Maryland, with some trees over 360 years of age. This pristine grove of trees lies along the only officially designated Wild and Scenic River, the Youghiogheny. The Youghiogheny River flows along the park's borders, passing through shaded rocky gorges and creating rippling rapids

Entertainment

Frederick County, MD

Hospitals

Law Enforcement

  • Maryland State Police The mission of The Maryland State Police is to fulfill its role as the State's lead coordinating law enforcement organization committed to pride, equity, respect and integrity.
  • Division of Fire and Rescue Services The mission of the Frederick County Department of Fire/Rescue Services to provide the best quality of professional life safety, fire protection, basic emergency medical treatment, Advanced Life Support, and to mitigate and manage all emergencies for the citizens and visitors of the County.
  • Office of the County Attorney The County Attorney's Office will provide the best possible legal services to the Board of County Commissioners and all County boards and agencies.
  • Frederick County Sheriff's office The Frederick County Sheriff's Office is a full service law enforcement agency; an arm of the court, and a keeper of offenders.
  • Frederick County Treasurer's Office The Treasurer and her staff strive to provide prompt, courteous service to Frederick County taxpayers and the public in general

Transportation

  • 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.
  • Appalachian Trail The Appalachian Trail in Maryland follows a forty-mile route along the backbone of South Mountain, a north-south ridge that extends from Pennsylvania to the Potomac River
  • Department of Highways and Transportation To develop and maintain County highway network including roadways, bridges, culverts and traffic control and safety programs.
  • D M Bowman Inc We exist to:Provide our customers with safe, reliable and courteous service; Conduct our business in a professional manner and to rely on honest and open communications; Operate with maximum productivity.
  • InterMove Global The fastest growing Freight Shipping company In cyberspace
  • Northwest Airlines 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
  • 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.

Parks

  • Cunningham Falls State Park Cunningham Falls State Park, located in the Catoctin Mountains, is known for its history and scenic beauty, as well as its 78-foot cascading waterfall.
  • Frederick County Department of Parks and Recreation is committed to the highest level of care for our natural and historic resources while making the park facilities and the recreational programs available to allcommitted to the highest level of care for our natural and historic resources while making the park facilities and the recreational programs available to all
  • Gambrill State Park Three native stone overlooks, strategically located on the 1600-foot summit of High Knob, midway between the Mason-Dixon Line and the Potomac River, offer excellent and exciting views of the surrounding area.
  • Gathland State Park The park includes all of Crampton's Gap, which was the southern most gap fought over during the battle of South Mountain. Fought September 14, 1862, it was the first major battle of the Civil War fought in Maryland.
  • Greenbrier State Park Greenbrier is a multi-use park providing many kinds of recreation. The Appalachian Trail passes near the park. The 42-acre man-made lake and beach draw many visitors who enjoy swimming, canoeing, hiking, picnicking, interpretive programs and nature study
  • South Mountain State Park This historic park has over 10,000 acres for year-round hiking along the Appalachian Trail

Library

  • Frederick County Public Libraries We believe that a free and accessible Public Library is fundamental to a democratic society. The Public Library will provide facilities and an environment which connects people to ideas, experiences and information. The Public Library will meet the current and changing information needs of the community.
  • Historical Society-Frederick The Historical Society Library holds a variety of unique materials awaiting discovery. Letters, diaries, Civil War records, maps, genealogies, and books on local subjects all are available for use by historians and genealogists.
  • Scientific Library

Entertainment

  • Maryland Ensemble Theatre Maryland Ensemble Theatre is the place for art in Mid-Maryland.
  • National Museum-Civil War Med The National Museum of Civil War Medicine is the premiere repository of exhibits and artifacts devoted to the technological and procedural advances made in the medical field between 1861-1865. These changes occurred in the midst of tremendous social and economic upheaval.
  • Rose Hill Manor Park and Museums "Rose Hill Manor is a gracious lady who welcomes all ages to learn of the rich history that took place behind her doors". Frederick Magazine
  • Way Off Broadway Inc
  • Weinberg Center For The Arts By providing quality professional arts programs to the community, the Weinberg Center for the Arts, Inc. strives to entice, enliven, educate, and enchant patrons of all ages and interests.
Allegany County, MD St. Mary's County, MD

Law Enforcement

Hospitals

Transportation

Parks

  • St. Mary's County Parks St. Mary's County offers numerous opportunities for recreational activities at a variety of locations throughout the County.
  • St. Mary's River State Park Park's Features: boat launch, fishing, flat water canoeing, hiking, horseback, and mountain biking trails hunting, picnicking, boating
  • Greenwell State Park has five marked trails, open year round, for hikers and horseback riders to enjoy.
  • St. Clement's Island State Park Park's features: fishing, hiking trails, hunting, picnicking, pavilions (first come/first serve), portajohn.

Library

  • St. Mary's County Memorial Library consists of three branches and an outreach van delivering information, books, magazines, newspapers, videos, books-on-tape, children's programs, computers, conference rooms, on-line databases and more, 57 hours per week.

Newspapers

  • Northern Neck News Since 1879, the Northern Neck News has served Virginia's Northern Neck, the Heart of Historyland

Entertainment

  • Historic St. Mary's City a museum of history and archaeology on the site of Maryland's first capital
  • Museum Division of St. Mary's County
  • North End Gallery is owned and operated by Southern Maryland artists and features original and limited edition fine art including oil, acrylic and watercolor paintings, hand-pulled serigraphs, drawings, sculpture, pottery, jewelry, Decorative art, painted silk scarves, photography, stained glass and digital images
  • Patuxent River Naval Air Museum Museum's mission is to preserve, interpret and teach an understanding of the extraordinary research, development, test and evaluation activities underlying the ongoing technical evolution of naval aviation
  • Point Lookout Lighthouse This website was created to pull together as much information as possible about the lighthouse, including history, sights, sounds and ghost lore
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.
Worcester County, MD
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Washington County, MD

Hospitals

  • Brook Lane Health Services Brook Lane provides individualized treatment to people of all ages, from children to elder adults. Our professional staff offers therapy on an outpatient and inpatient basis, through our continuum of care
  • Washington County Hospital
  • Western Maryland Hospital Center Western Maryland Hospital Center is known throughout Maryland for providing specialty healthcare services tailored to improving the quality of life of individuals with a variety of needs, in a caring, family atmosphere

Transportation

  • Hagerstown Regional Airport
  • 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
  • Greyhound Bus Lines
  • Atlantic Coast Trailways Atlantic Coast Trailways is a full-service charter motor coach company located in Hagerstown, Maryland
  • Avis Avis Rent A Car System, Inc. and its subsidiaries operate the world's second largest general-use car rental business, providing business and leisure customers with a wide range of services

Newspapers

Library

  • Washington County Free Library Serving Washington County, Maryland, and the Cumberland Valley since 1898, the Washington County Free Library System is dedicated to serving the personal, educational, and professional information needs of our communities

Entertainment

Cecil County, MD

Hospitals

Law Enforcement

  • Cecil County Department of Emergency Services is the county's public safety agency responsible for 9-1-1 Emergency Communications, Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Management Operations, Hazardous Material Response, Homeland Security, All Hazards Planning and Technical Support Services
  • Cecil County Sheriff "To improve the quality of life throughout Cecil County by striving to provide a secure community environment through the efficient delivery of police services"
  • County Administrator supervises the operation of County departments, administers county policies, serves as the liaison between the Board and County departments and agencies, and performs additional duties as directed by the Commissioners
  • County Treasurer provides excellent customer service to the citizens of Cecil County and to co-workers, while providing timely and accurate financial information to the public and commissioners to assist them in making quality decisions

Library

  • Cecil County Public Library provides access to educational and cultural resources for all and promotes individual and community success

Newspapers

Transportation

Parks

Entertainment

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.
Calvert County, MD

City Sites

Hospitals

Law Enforcement

Library

  • Calvert County Public Libraries The Calvert Library consists of a main library in Prince Frederick, as well as three branches, Fairview in Owings, Southern in Lusby, and Twin Beaches in Chesapeake Beach. An outreach service visits the home bound and licensed day cares.

Entertainment

Charles County, MD

Hospitals

Law Enforcement

Transportation

  • Keller Bus
  • VanGO provides transportation opportunities within Charles County and serves several desired primary destinations
  • TCCSM (Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland) is responsible for the regional transportation planning, regional transit service coordination, the regional transportation plan development and implementation, commuter assistance, and air quality planning.
  • Maryland Transit Administration
  • BWI Airport offers both passenger and cargo flights to domestic and international destinations.
  • Martin Sate Airport One of the largest general aviation facilities on the East Coast, Martin State Airport is located in southeastern Baltimore County.

Parks

  • Chapel Point State Park - is located on the beautiful Port Tobacco River, a tributary of the Potomac River.
  • Purse State Park - is located on the Potomac River on Wades Bay. Purse is a wooded undeveloped area that is used for hunting, bird watching, fishing and fossil hunting. Parking is located off of Maryland Route 224 across from a .25 mile trail leading to the waterfront.
  • Smallwood State Park Smallwood was the home of General William Smallwood, a Revolutionary War officer who was the 4th Governor of Maryland.
  • National Capital Parks - East - offers a wide array of historic, natural, and recreational areas of that are a part of Washington, D.C. and its eastern environs. The park includes 12 major park areas at 98 locations.

Library

Newspapers

Entertainment