LAND

AREA


[color photograph of mallards]

AREA

Land 9,843.62 sq. miles
Inland Water 623.35 sq. miles
Chesapeake Bay 1,726.0 sq. miles
Total 12,192.97 sq. miles

Mallards, Annapolis, Maryland, May 2000. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


LENGTH & BREADTH (in miles)
Longest east-west: 198.6 miles-Fairfax Stone to Delaware Line.

Longest north-south: 125.5 miles-Pennsylvania line to Virginia line at Smith Point on south shore mouth of Potomac River.

Shortest north-south: 1.9 miles-Pennsylvania line to south bank of Potomac River near Hancock.

Farthest points: northwest corner to southeast corner at Atlantic Ocean, 254.7 miles.

AREA BY COUNTY
(in square miles)

Land Area Water Area Total Area
Allegany 427.62 0.38 428.00
Anne Arundel 418.37 35.24 453.61
Baltimore City 80.34 11.67 92.01
Baltimore 597.60 34.99 632.59
Calvert 213.23 27.09 240.32
Caroline 320.79 3.60 324.39
Carroll 451.98 0.47 452.45
Cecil 359.55 21.20 380.75
Charles 451.58 35.20 486.78
Dorchester 593.22 67.75 660.97
Frederick 662.72 4.60 667.32
Garrett 656.83 7.58 664.41
Harford 447.64 16.50 464.14
Howard 251.00 2.51 253.51
Kent 278.34 25.30 303.64
Montgomery 495.44 10.14 505.58
Prince George's 487.01 12.20 499.21
Queen Anne's 371.86 29.20 401.06
St. Mary's 372.54 37.68 410.22
Somerset 338.41 35.85 374.26
Talbot 258.62 67.70 326.32
Washington 454.97 12.10 467.07
Wicomico 379.10 14.40 393.50
Worcester 474.86 110.00 584.86


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