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

  • County Council Meeting - May 24, 2022
    May 24, 6:00pm
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    The Talbot County Council will be meeting on Tuesday, May 24, 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 Government Offices Closed
    May 30
  • Planning Commission
    June 1, 9:00am
    [details]

    Please visit Planning and Zoning webpage for meeting details.

  • County Council meeting with municipalities
    June 7, 5:00pm
    [details]

    The Talbot County Council will be meeting with elected officials from the Towns of Easton, Oxford, Queen Anne, St. Michaels and Trappe on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 beginning at 5:00 p.m. in the Wye Oak Room, Talbot County Community Center, 10028 Ocean Gateway, Easton.  The meeting is open to the public.

  • County Council Meeting - June 14, 2022
    June 14, 6:00pm
    [details]

    The Talbot County Council will be meeting on Tuesday, June 14, 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.