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 with Maryland Association of Counties (MACo)
    August 3, 4:00pm
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    The Talbot County Council will be meeting with the Maryland Association of Counties (MACo) President Wilbur Levengood and Executive Director Michael Sanderson on Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. in the Bradley Meeting Room, South Wing, Courthouse, 11 North Washington Street, Easton.  The meeting is open to the public.

  • Planning Commission
    August 4, 9:00am
    [details]

    Please check Planning and Zoning webpage for the meeting Agenda.

  • Public Works Advisory Board meeting
    August 4, 11:30am
    [details]

    The Public Works Advisory Board will meet on Wednesday, August 4, 2021 beginning at 11:30 a.m. in Conference Room 1, Talbot County Government Building, 215 Bay Street, Easton

  • Joint Work Session - Talbot County Planning Commission and Talbot County Public Works Advisory Board
    August 4, 12:30pm
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    The Talbot County Planning Commission and Talbot County Public Works Advisory Board will be holding a joint Work Session on Wednesday, August 4, 2021 beginning at 12:30 p.m.  The Work Session is open to the public and will be held at the Talbot County Free Library, 100 West Dover Street, Easton.

  • 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