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

  • Maryland Department of the Environment Public Hearing - State Discharge Permit 19-DP-3460 (Trappe East)
    October 28, 5:00pm
    [details]

    The Maryland Department of the Environment will be hosting a public hearing on Thursday, October 28, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. on the application for a State Discharge Permit 19-DP-3460 for Trappe East Holding Business Trust.  The public hearing will be held at the Talbot County Community Center - Curling Rink - 10028 Ocean Gateway, Easton.  Formal notice

  • Annual Consolidated Transportation Plan Meeting with MDOT
    November 2, 3:00pm
    [details]

    The Talbot County Council will be holding the annual Consolidated Transportation Plan (CTP) meeting with representatives from Maryland Department of Transportation on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 beginning at 3:00 p.m. in the Wye Oak Room, Talbot County Community Center, 10028 Ocean Gateway, Easton.  The meeting is open to the public.

  • Planning Commission
    November 3, 9:00am
    [details]

    Please check Planning and Zoning webpage for the meeting Agenda.

  • Economic Development Commission Meeting
    November 4, 8:00am
    [details]
    See talbotworks.org for details.
  • Historic Preservation Commission
    November 8, 4:00pm
    [details]

    See Planning & Zoning website for meeting agenda.

  • County Council Meeting November 9, 2021
    November 9, 6:00pm
  • Tourism Board Meeting
    November 10, 8:30am
    [details]
    Please see talbotworks.org for details.
  • Board of Appeals Meeting
    November 15, 6:30pm
    [details]

    Please visit Board of Appeals website for Agenda.

  • County Council Meeting November 23, 2021
    November 23, 6:00pm