Calvert County, Maryland

Calvert County is located in the U.S. state of Maryland. As of the 2010 census, the population was 88,737.[1] Its county seat is Prince Frederick.[2] The county's name is derived from the family name of the Barons of Baltimore, the proprietors of the English Colony of Maryland Calvert County is included in the Washington–Arlington–Alexandria, DC–VA–MD–WV Metropolitan Statistical Area. It occupies the Calvert Peninsula, which is bordered on the east by Chesapeake Bay and on the west by the Patuxent River. Calvert County is part of the Southern Maryland region. The county has one of the highest median household incomes in the United States.[3]

Calvert County
Location within the U.S. state of Maryland
Maryland's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 38.53°N 76.53°W / 38.53; -76.53
Country United States
State Maryland
Named forCalvert family
SeatPrince Frederick
Largest townChesapeake Beach
  Total345 sq mi (890 km2)
  Land213 sq mi (550 km2)
  Water132 sq mi (340 km2)  38%
  Density435.60/sq mi (168.19/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
  Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district5th

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