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MARYLAND AT A GLANCE

LAND

  • Area
  • Area by County

  • [photo, Mallards, Annapolis, 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.

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


    AREA

    Land 9,843.62 sq. miles
    Inland Water 623.35 sq. miles
    Chesapeake Bay 1,726.0 sq. miles
    Total 12,192.97 sq. miles


    AREA BY COUNTY
    (in square miles)

    Land Area Water Area Total Area
    Allegany 427.62 0.38 428.00
    Anne Arundel 418.37 35.24 453.61
    Baltimore City 80.34 11.67 92.01
    Baltimore 597.60 34.99 632.59
    Calvert 213.23 27.09 240.32
    Caroline 320.79 3.60 324.39
    Carroll 451.98 0.47 452.45
    Cecil 359.55 21.20 380.75
    Charles 451.58 35.20 486.78
    Dorchester 593.22 67.75 660.97
    Frederick 662.72 4.60 667.32
    Garrett 656.83 7.58 664.41
    Harford 447.64 16.50 464.14
    Howard 251.00 2.51 253.51
    Kent 278.34 25.30 303.64
    Montgomery 495.44 10.14 505.58
    Prince George's 487.01 12.20 499.21
    Queen Anne's 371.86 29.20 401.06
    St. Mary's 372.54 37.68 410.22
    Somerset 338.41 35.85 374.26
    Talbot 258.62 67.70 326.32
    Washington 454.97 12.10 467.07
    Wicomico 379.10 14.40 393.50
    Worcester 474.86 110.00 584.86

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