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

  • Board of Appeals Meeting
    December 6, 6:30pm
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    Please visit Board of Appeals website for Agenda and location.

  • Tourism Board Meeting
    December 8, 8:30am
    [details]
    Please see talbotworks.org for details.
  • Historic Preservation Commission
    December 13, 4:00pm
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    See Planning & Zoning website for meeting agenda.

  • Continuation of Public Hearing on Resolution No. 308
    December 13, 5:00pm
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    The Talbot County Council will continue the public hearing on Resolution No. 308 on Monday, December 13, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. the purpose of which is solely for the petitioner, Daniel Watson, to complete his presentation to the Council.

  • Board of Appeals Meeting
    December 13, 6:30pm
    [details]

    Please visit Board of Appeals website for Agenda and Location.

  • County Council Meeting December 14, 2021
    December 14, 6:00pm
  • Board of Appeals Meeting
    December 20, 6:30pm
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    Please visit Board of Appeals website for Agenda and meeting details.

  • County Council Meeting
    December 21, 6:00pm
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    The County Council will hold a meeting on Tuesday, December 21, 2021 beginning at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Bradley Meeting Room, Talbot County Courthouse, South Wing, 11 North Washington Street, Easton.