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 September 28, 2021
    September 28, 6:00pm
  • Board of Education Redistricting Commission Meeting
    September 30, 5:00pm
    [details]

    The Talbot County Board of Education Redistricting Commission will be meeting on Thursday, September 30, 2021 beginning at 5:00 p.m. in Conference Room 1, Talbot County Government Office Building, 215 Bay Street, Easton, MD.  The meeting is open to the public.

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

    See Planning and Zoning for BOA Agenda.

  • Planning Commission
    October 6, 9:00am
    [details]

    Please check Planning and Zoning webpage for the meeting Agenda.

  • Public Works Advisory Board
    October 6, 11:30am
    [details]

    Please check Public Works webpage for meeting agenda.

  • Economic Development Commission Meeting
    October 7, 8:00am
    [details]
    See talbotworks.org for details.
  • County Council Meeting October 12 2021
    October 12, 6:00pm
  • Tourism Board Meeting
    October 13, 8:30am
    [details]
    Please see talbotworks.org for details.
  • Short Term Rental Meeting
    October 14, 1:00pm
    [details]

    See Planning and Zoning webpage for STR Agenda.

  • Historic Preservation Commission
    October 18, 4:00pm
    [details]

    See Planning & Zoning website for meeting agenda.