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
    October 3, 6:30pm
    [details]

    For meeting Agenda see T.C. website, any questions contact this office.

  • Annual Consolidated Transportation Plan Meeting with MDOT
    October 4, 3:00pm
    [details]

    The Talbot County Council will be meeting with representatives from the Maryland Department of Transportation on Tuesday, October 4, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. for the annual Consolidated Transportation Plan meeting.  The meeting is open to the public and will be held in the Wye Oak Room, Talbot County Community Center, 10028 Ocean Gateway, Easton.

  • Planning Commission
    October 5, 9:00am
    [details]

    Please visit Planning and Zoning webpage for meeting details.

  • County Government Offices Closed
    October 10
  • County Council Meeting - October 11, 2022
    October 11, 6:00pm
    [details]

    The Talbot County Council will be meeting on Tuesday, October 11, 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.

  • Talbot County Council - Special Legislative Day
    October 18, 6:00pm
    [details]

    The Talbot County Council has designated Tuesday, October 18, 2022 a Special Legislative Day.  The meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m. and be held in the Bradley Meeting Room, Courthouse, South Wing, 11 North Washington Street, Easton.

  • Board of Appeals Meeting
    October 24, 6:30pm
    [details]

    For meeting details visit the webpage for an Agenda.

  • County Council Meeting - October 25, 2022
    October 25, 6:00pm
    [details]

    The Talbot County Council will be meeting on Tuesday, October 25, 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.

  • Planning Commission
    October 27, 9:00am
    [details]

    Please visit Planning and Zoning webpage for meeting details.

  • Planning Commission
    November 2, 9:00am
    [details]

    Please visit Planning and Zoning webpage for meeting details.