MARYLAND AT A GLANCE

LAND


[photo, Eastern Box Turtle (Terrapene c. carolina), Glen Burnie, Maryland] LENGTH & BREADTH (in miles)
Longest east-west: 198.6 miles-Fairfax Stone to Delaware Line.

Longest north-south: 125.5 miles-Pennsylvania line to Virginia line at Smith Point on south shore mouth of Potomac River.

Shortest north-south: 1.9 miles-Pennsylvania line to south bank of Potomac River near Hancock.

Farthest points: northwest corner to southeast corner at Atlantic Ocean, 254.7 miles.

Eastern Box Turtle (Terrapene c. carolina), Glen Burnie, Maryland, June 2015. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


[photo, Mallards, Annapolis, Maryland]

AREA

AREA

Land 9,707 sq. miles (78.2%)
Water 2,699 sq. miles (21.8%)
Coastal Water 1,820 sq. miles
Inland Water 768 sq. miles
Territorial Water 111 sq. miles
Total 12,406 sq. miles (100%)

Mallards, Annapolis, Maryland, May 2000. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


AREA (by county)


AREA BY COUNTY
(in square miles)

Land Area Water Area Total Area
Allegany 424.16 5.77 429.93
Anne Arundel 414.90 172.90 587.80
Baltimore City 80.94 11.11 92.05
Baltimore 598.30 83.45 681.75
Calvert 213.15 131.92 345.07
Caroline 319.42 6.48 325.90
Carroll 447.59 5.09 452.68
Cecil 346.27 71.56 417.83
Charles 457.75 185.22 642.97
Dorchester 540.77 442.24 983.01
Frederick 660.22 7.16 667.38
Garrett 647.10 8.63 655.73
Harford 437.09 89.55 526.64
Howard 250.74 2.65 253.39
Kent 277.03 136.42 413.45
Montgomery 491.25 15.69 506.94
Prince George's 482.69 16.15 498.84
Queen Anne's 371.91 138.78 510.69
St. Mary's 357.18 407.07 764.25
Somerset 319.72 290.63 610.35
Talbot 268.54 208.27 476.81
Washington 457.78 9.56 467.34
Wicomico 374.44 25.79 400.23
Worcester 468.28 226.58 694.86

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