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

  • Historic Preservation Commission
    August 9, 4:00pm
    [details]

    See Planning & Zoning website for the meeting agenda.

  • Board of Appeals Meeting
    August 9, 6:30pm
    [details]

    Please check Board of Appeals website for Agenda.

  • County Council Meeting August 10 2021
    August 10, 6:00pm
  • County Council Meeting August 24, 2021
    August 24, 6:00pm
  • Planning Commission
    September 1, 9:00am
    [details]

    Please check Planning and Zoning webpage for the meeting Agenda.

  • Economic Development Commission Meeting
    September 2, 8:00am
    [details]
    See talbotworks.org for details.