Talbot County Courthouse

Talbot County Courthouse

Founded in 1710, Easton serves as the county seat.

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.

About Talbot County

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.


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Upcoming Events

  • Short Term Rental Meeting
    June 30, 1:00pm
    [details]

    Please visit the Talbot County website for STR Agenda 

  • County Government Offices Closed
    July 4
  • Planning Commission
    July 6, 9:00am
    [details]

    Please visit Planning and Zoning webpage for meeting details.

  • Board of Appeals Meeting
    July 11, 6:30pm
    [details]

    Please visit the Board of Appeals webpage for the meeting Agenda.

  • County Council Meeting - July 12, 2022
    July 12, 6:00pm
    [details]

    The Talbot County Council will be meeting on Tuesday, July 12, 2022 beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the Bradley Meeting Room, Talbot County Courthouse, South Wing, 11 North Washington Street, Easton.  The meeting is open to the public.

  • County Council Meeting - July 26, 2022
    July 26, 6:00pm
    [details]

    The Talbot County Council will be meeting on Tuesday, July 26, 2022 beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the Bradley Meeting Room, Talbot County Courthouse, South Wing, 11 North Washington Street, Easton.  The meeting is open to the public.

  • Short Term Rental Meeting
    July 28, 1:00pm
    [details]

    Please check the website for Short Term Rental for meeting details.