Calvert County Economic Development

Calvert County offers rural charm, an excellent school system and an unmatched quality of life.

Calvert County is Maryland’s smallest county in land area with 213 square miles. It is home to nearly 90,000 people and has one of the highest standards of living in Maryland. Major industries include defense contracting, information technology, tourism, energy, advanced manufacturing and administrative services.

Ecomonic Development Website

Courthouse, Prince Frederick, MD 20678
voice: (800) 331-9771 fax: (410) 535-4585 email:

County seat: Prince Frederick
Square miles: 215.17
Metro area: Washington-Arlington
County population in 2012: 89,628 (61% urban, 39% rural); it was 74,563 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 21,775
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,095
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 21,676
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,003 (it was 3,771 in 2000)

Emergency Alert System stations include:

WPTX 1690 AM Mechanicsville     WYRX 97.7 FM Lexington Park  WTOP 103.5 FM Frederick     

WKIK 1560 AM La Plata                WKIK 102.9 FM California         WPRS 104.1 FM La Plata

WSMD 98.3 FM Mechanicsville     WNNT 100.9 FM Warsaw            WGOP 540 AM Pocomoke

WCEM 1240 AM Cambridge          WCEM 106.3 FM Cambridge       WCEI 96.7 FM Easton

WRAR 105.5 FM Tappahannock    WEMD 1460 AM Easton        

Calvert County Communities 

North Beach (Town)
Broomes Island
Chesapeake Beach (Town)
Port Republic
Dares Beach
Prince Frederick
Saint Leonard