Maryland Map

  • Places To Go

    Explore travel information for Maryland cities, towns, parks, regions and more.

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    Ocean City

    Aptly named Ocean City is, in fact, a city by the ocean, though that is to understate the summer popularity of this beach retreat, which also happens to be boardwalk, bikini-clad crowd and lively bar endowed.

  • Things To Do

    Introduction to all the things to do in Maryland.

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    Full information on Tourist Attractions, Scenic Drives, Sightseeing Tours and easy vacation activities..

    Detailed information on active pursuits such as biking, hiking, golfing and much more.

    Museums, parks, galleries, zoos, and everything else you could want to do in Maryland.

    Things To Do

    Whether you're interested in baseball greats or Baltimore history, Maryland's big port city packs a cultured punch but there are also historic battlefields and Naval sights nearby.

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  • Sleep + Eat

    Searchable listings of Maryland hotels, motels, resorts, bed & breakfast, and more.

    Searchable listings of Maryland RV parks and campgrounds.

    Rent a RV or motor home, and start your vacation tour of Maryland.

    Lodging and Hotels

    Use our easy Lodging Search to find exactly the type of accommodation you are looking for at the right price.

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  • Travel Planning

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    Transportation companies, airports and interactive maps for Maryland.

    Travel and tourism books and maps for Maryland.

    Basic facts about Maryland, including a guide to every city and town in Maryland.

    Searchable lists of Maryland tourism offices and other helpful government agencies.

  • Photo Gallery

    Searchable slide shows of Maryland photos.

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    Photo and Video Gallery

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City and State Information for Maryland

Maryland Facts, Statistics, and State Symbols

State Flag

Maryland

"Free State; Old Line State"

Motto
Fatti maschii, parole femine (Manly deeds, womanly words)
Capitol
Annapolis
Name Origin
In honor of Henrietta Maria (queen of Charles I of England)
Statehood Date
April 28, 1788 (7th)
Cities in Maryland
 

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Official Symbols

A state's official symbols represent the composition and culture of the land and people who live and have lived here. Below are the symbols of Maryland along with the year they became official.

Bird Baltimore Oriole (1947)
Boat Skipjack (1985)
Crustacean Maryland Blue Crab (1989)
Dinosaur Astrodon Johnstoni (1998)
Dog Chesapeake Bay Retriever (1964)
Beverage Milk (1998)
Flower Black-Eyed Susan (1918)
Fish Rockfish (1965)
Folk Dance Square Dance (1994)
Fossil Shell Ecphora Gardnerae Gardnerae (Wilson) (1994)
Insect Baltimore Checkerspot Butterfly (1973)
Reptile Diamondback Terrapin (1994)
Song “Maryland! My Maryland!” (1939)
Sport Jousting (1962)
Team Sport Lacrosse (2004)
Tree White Oak (1941)
Demographics
Population Density
541.9 people per square mile
Geography and Weather
Land Area
9,774 sq mi. (25,315 sq km)
Lowest Elevation
0 ft (0 m)
Average Elevation
350 ft (106.68 m)
Highest Temperature Recorded
109°F (43°C) on July 10, 1936
Lowest Temperature Recorded
–40°F (–40°C) on January 13, 1912

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