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Area Spotlight – Southern Maryland – Calvert County June 14, 2007

Posted by bobgauger in Calvert County, Relocation Guide.
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While Calvert County is the smallest county in Southern Maryland, it is one of the fastest growing counties in the State. Located just 46 miles from Washington, it still retains its rural character and agrarian roots, while offering good schools, a clean environment and good quality of life. Calvert is a peninsula, with the Chesapeake Bay on the east and the Patuxent River on the west. 

Southern Maryland

Here is the Calvert County seal:

Calvert County Seal

Calvert County includes two municipalities, both classified as towns under Maryland law:

1.  Chesapeake Beach (incorporated 1886)

Communities in Chesapeake Beach:

  • Baywoods
  • Windward Key
  • Breezy Point
  • Holiday Beach
  • Bay view Hills
  • Richfield Station
  • The Highlands

2.  North Beach (incorporated 1910)

Communities in North Beach:

  • Rose Haven
  • Burnt Oaks
  • Chesapeake Lighthouse

There are also many unincorporated areas, which are also considered as towns by many people:

Dunkirk

  • Communities:
    Cedar wood
    Lyons Creek Overlook
    Regency Manor
    Chaney Station
    Dunkirk South
    Perry´s Choice
    Hickory Creek
     

Huntingtown

  • Communities:
    Twin Lakes
    Potts Point
    Heather Knolls
    Willow Hill
    Walnut Creek
    Deep Landing
    Tulip Grove
    Plum Point
    Stone Farm
    Poplar Hill
    Oakwood Manor
    Hunting Hills Estates
     

Lusby

  • Communities:
    Chesapeake Ranch Estates
    White Sands
    Bancroft
    Drum Point
    Cove Lake
    Cove Point Woods
     

Owings

  • Communities:
    The Meadows
    Fox Dale Woods
    Cross Point
    Willows Colony
    Ridgeview
    Fawn Ridge
     

Prince Frederick        

  • Communities:
    Fox Field
    Calvert Towne
    Westlake
    Bamboo Haven
    Symphony Woods
    Kensington
    Marvin´s Court
    Chesapeake Heights
    Scarborough Faire
    Fox Hill Estates
    Cedar Beach
     

St. Leonard

  • Communities:
    Long Beach
    Wellsville Acres
    Brittany Estates
    Calvert Beach
    Long Cove Estates
     

Solomons

  • Communities:
    Mill Creek
    Harbor Point
    Solomon´s landing
    Osprey Cove
    Old Hickory

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For additional, detailed information about Calvert County including history, law and government, geography, famous residents, adjacent counties, demographics, cities & towns and external links, see here.

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Area Spotlight – Southern Maryland – Maps, Counties June 14, 2007

Posted by bobgauger in Calvert County, Charles County, Relocation Guide, St Mary's County.
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Area Spotlight Intro:

Upcoming posts will focus on several featured areas in Southern Maryland, Greater Baltimore and the Capital Region, including Calvert County, Charles County, St Marys County, Anne Arundel County, Howard County, Montgomery County and Prince George’s County.  These spotlights will be especially helpful to those relocating to Maryland, or to a different area than they currently reside. Here’s a helpful area map that provides a layout of the different counties in Maryland:

Maryland Counties


Here is a general visual overview of Southern Maryland. Shortly, we’ll dig a little more, and focus on the three counties themselves:Southern MarylandHere is a visual overview for driving: 

Driving Map - Southern Maryland

Interested in learning more about a specific county?  As they’re posted, we’ll include information for: