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

  • Commemoration Celebration of the Talbot Resolves
    May 24, 12:00pm
    [details]

    On Friday, May 24, 2024, beginning at 12:00 noon the Talbot Historical Society, members of the Talbot County Council, and the Colonel Tench Tilghman Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) will commemorate and celebrate the 250th anniversary of the Talbot Resolves.  

    More information: 250th Commemoration Celebration of the Talbot Resolves

  • County Offices Closed - Memorial Day
    May 27
    [details]

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  • Talbot County Council Meeting
    May 28, 6:00pm
    [details]

    The Talbot County Council will be meeting on Tuesday, May 28, 2024 beginning at 6:00 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.

  • Agricultural Preservation Advisory Board Meeting
    May 29, 10:00am
    [details]

    The Agricultural Preservation Advisory Board will meet at 10:00 a.m. in Conference Room #1 at 215 Bay St, Easton. A copy of the meeting agenda may be found here.

  • Planning Commission
    June 5, 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

  • Quarterly Economic Development Commission Meeting
    June 6, 8:00am
    [details]
    For details, please visit https://www.talbotworks.org/economic-development-commission/
  • Talbot County Council Meeting
    June 11, 5:00pm
    [details]

    The Talbot County Council will be meeting on Tuesday, June 11, 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
    June 12, 8:30am
    [details]
    For details, please visit https://www.talbotworks.org/talbot-county-tourism-board/
  • County Offices Closed - Juneteenth
    June 19
    [details]

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  • Public Works Advisory Board
    June 20, 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
    June 20, 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 here.

  • Short Term Rental Board Meeting
    June 20, 1:00pm
    [details]

    STR Agenda is on the county website.