The Talbot County Council has enacted a temporary burn ban due to drought conditions and extreme heat. For more information, visit talbotcountymd.gov/burnban

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

This St. Michaels museum celebrates our maritime heritage.

Tilghman Island

Tilghman Island

Crab baskets line the docks in Knapps Narrows after watermen deliver their catch.

Oxford-Bellevue Ferry

Oxford-Bellevue Ferry

A ferry has been running this route since 1683.

Wheat Harvest

Wheat Harvest

Agriculture anchors the Talbot County economy.

St. Michaels Harbor

St. Michaels Harbor

Talbot County has more than 600 miles of shoreline.

Douglass Statue

Douglass Statue

Abolitionist Frederick Douglass was born in Talbot County.

Home

Talbot County is located in the heart of Maryland's Eastern Shore. Founded around 1661, it's named for Lady Grace Talbot, sister of Lord Baltimore and the first proprietary governor of Maryland.

Today, the county is home to the charming towns of Easton, Oxford, Queen Anne, St. Michaels and Trappe. With more than 600 miles of shoreline, Talbot County is a terrific place to live, work and play.


Meeting Videos and Agendas

Talbot County Council and Planning Commission meetings are recorded and be viewed online by clicking here. Agendas are also available when applicable.

Meeting Videos

Calendar

Upcoming Events

  • Talbot County Council Meeting
    July 23 2024, 5:00pm
    [details]

    The Talbot County Council will be meeting on Tuesday, July 23, 2024 beginning at 5:00 p.m.  The meeting will be held in the Bradley Meeting Room and is open to the public.  A copy of the meeting agenda can be found on the County's homepage.

  • Local Emergency Planning Committee
    July 25 2024, 10:00am
    [details]

    Meetings are held at the Talbot County Operations Center, 605 Port Street, Easton, MD. Meetings are held quarterly, the last Thursday of the first month in the quarter. Agendas and related resources can be found here

  • Board of Appeals Meeting
    July 29 2024, 6:30pm
    [details]

    The Board of Appeals Agenda is on the County's website under Planning and Zoning, Board of Appeals link.

  • Planning Commission
    August 7 2024, 9:00am
    [details]

    Regular meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month at 9:00 a.m., in the Bradley Meeting Room, Talbot County Courthouse, 11 N Washington Street, Easton, Maryland. Location is subject to change. Additional information can be found here

  • Talbot County Council Meeting
    August 13 2024, 5:00pm
    [details]

    The Talbot County Council will be meeting on Tuesday, August 13, 2024 beginning at 5:00 p.m.  The meeting will be held in the Bradley Meeting Room and is open to the public.  A copy of the meeting agenda can be found on the County's homepage.

  • Talbot County Tourism Board Meeting
    August 14 2024, 8:30am
    [details]
    For details, please visit https://www.talbotworks.org/talbot-county-tourism-board/
  • Public Works Advisory Board
    August 15 2024, 9:00am
    [details]

    The Public Works Advisory Board meets on the third Thursday of each month in Conference Room #1, 215 Bay Street, Easton, MD 21601. For Agenda, visit here

  • Board of Electrical Examiners
    August 15 2024, 1:00pm
    [details]

    The Board of Electrical Examiners will meet at 1pm in conference room 1 at 215 Bay St, Easton. A copy of the meeting agenda may be found on the Permits and Inspections page.