Open Data Frequently Asked Questions

Get Started

Welcome to the Queen Anne's County Open Data portal. Whether you are a citizen or an application developer, you will find a variety of datasets and resources here.

As a data consumer, you can explore, download, visualize, embed, and share datasets. Check out the "Getting Started and Training" page at our vendor's (Socrata) website or see frequently asked questions below.

As an application developer, you can find the API information of each data set and the documentation to develop applications.

Frequently Asked Questions:

What kind of datasets are available on this site?

Machine readable raw data including tabular data and spatial data.  Examples of datasets include information on capital projects, revenue, property assessments, and permits.

Will more datasets be published?

Yes. Publishing data is an ongoing effort and new tables are added monthly (at a minimum). Please come back often to explore newly published datasets.

Do I need an account to use the site?

No. Anyone can navigate, view, or download data on this site.  However, by creating a new account you will be able to save custom views and tables.

What are the benefits of signing up an account?

Setting up an account will allow a user to create a personal workspace where you may save filtered views and visualizations created from the data sets.

Who should I contact if I have questions?

If you have questions about the open data platform, please visit the support site.

If you have questions about a specific dataset, or would like information on having a new dataset developed, you can contact the Queen Anne's County Open Data Coordinator at (410) 758-4064 x2093 or email

If you have questions, comments, or suggestions for the Queen Anne's County Open Data portal, please contact us via email. We would love to hear from you.

What license does Queen Anne's County Government use for the data on this open data portal?

It uses Open Data Commons Public Domain Dedication and License.