Towns, History & Heritage

  1. County Facts
  2. Eastern Shore Chapter Books
  3. Eastern Shore Nonfiction Books
  4. Eastern Shore Picture Books
  5. Incorporated Towns

County Facts

  • County seat: Centreville
  • Elevation: Sea level to 87 feet
  • Land Area: 371.9 square miles
  • Water Area: 29.2 square miles
  • Shoreline: 414 miles
  • 209,000 acres or 88% of the County's land mass is in agriculture
  • Queen Anne's County is 1st in the state for producing corn, soybeans and wheat
  • Queen Anne's County has preserved approximately 70,000 acres through various preservation programs which enables agriculture to remain the largest industry in the County
  • The absolute lowest point in Maryland is a depression, often called Bloody Point Hole, 174 feet below sea level. The area is located approximately 1 mile west-southwest of the southern tip of Kent Island in Queen Anne's County