St. Mary's County, Maryland

St. Mary's County was established in 1637, and it was the first county in Maryland.

The county is named for Mary, the mother of Jesus.

Saint Mary's County, Maryland has a population of about 86,000.

The county seat is Leonardtown.

St. Mary's County is surrounded by the Potomac River, Patuxent River, Wicomico River and the Chesapeake Bay.

St. Mary's College of Maryland and The College of Southern Maryland are located in St. Mary's County, Maryland.

Places to visit in St. Mary's County include Point Lookout Light and Point Lookout State Park, the Naval Air Station Patuxent River and The Naval Air Station at Webster Field.

Cities and towns located in Saint Mary's County include California, Charlotte Hall, Golden Beach, Lexington Park, Abell, Bushwood, Callaway, Clements, Coltons Point, Compton, Dameron, Drayden, Great Mills, Helen, Hollywood, Mechanicsville,  Ridge, St. Inigoes, Scotland, Tall Timbers and Valley Lee.

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