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

  • Annual CPR Marathon
    February 28, 9:00am
    [details]

    Join Talbot County Emergency Services and partners to receive free CPR and AED Training!

    February is National Heart Month. Learn how to save a life by learning CPR and how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) from health experts. A certificate will be provided upon completion of the American Heart Association Friends and Family CPR & AED training.

    Please note, this is not an AHA Heartsaver course, and a completion card will not be provided. Please check with your employer to see if this course type meets your requirements.

    Training is approximately 60 minutes, beginning at the following times:

    9 AM, 11:30 AM, 1 PM, 2:30 PM, 4 PM, and 5:30 PM

    To register, please visit https://talbotdes.org/cpr.asp or send an email to rcox@talbotdes.org

    Thank you to our sponsors!

    University of Maryland Shore Regional Health, Talbot Paramedic Foundation, The Star Democrat, Talbot County Chamber of Commerce, 96.7 WCEI, and Talbot County Parks and Recreation

  • Short Term Rental Board Meeting
    February 29, 1:00pm
    [details]

    Visit Planning and Zoning/Short Term Rental for the meeting Agenda.

  • Board of Appeals Meeting
    March 4, 6:30pm
    [details]

    The Board of Appeals Agenda will be posted on the County's Website.

  • Quarterly Economic Development Commission Meeting
    March 7, 8:00am
    [details]
    For details, please visit https://www.talbotworks.org/economic-development-commission/
  • Board of Appeals Meeting
    March 11, 6:30pm
    [details]

    The Board of Appeals Agenda will be posted on the County's website.

  • Talbot County Council Meeting
    March 12, 6:00pm
    [details]

    The Talbot County Council will be meeting on Tuesday, March 12, 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.

  • Talbot County Tourism Board Meeting
    March 13, 8:30am
    [details]
    For details, please see https://www.talbotworks.org/talbot-county-tourism-board/
  • Public Works Advisory Board
    March 21, 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
    March 21, 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.

  • Talbot County Council Meeting
    March 26, 6:00pm
    [details]

    The Talbot County Council will be meeting on Tuesday, March 26, 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.

  • County Offices Closed - Good Friday
    March 29
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