Community Information

Howard County, MD

City Sites

Hospitals

Parks

Law Enforcement

  • County Administration fosters interdepartmental coordination and provides day-to-day administrative and technical support to ensure efficient operation of government and effective use of tax dollars in delivering services
  • Department of Fire and Rescue Howard County Fire & Rescue is a combination system in that services are provided through a partnership of volunteers and career personnel
  • Howard County State's Attorney is responsible for the investigation and prosecution of all criminal cases within the geographical boundaries of Howard County
  • Police Department
  • Sheriff's Office The mission of the Howard County Sheriff's Office is to provide judicial enforcement and physical security for the Circuit Court, to provide a variety of quality services for citizens, and to assist other law enforcement agencies in maintaining law and order in Howard County

Library

  • Howard County Library provides lifelong education, inspire a world of ideas, and ignite the power of knowledge

Transportation

Entertainment

  • African Art Museum Of Maryland Exhibits of African artworks, lectures, workshops, events.
  • Chesapeake Shakespeare Company is a collection of local artists with diverse talents ands skills that create outstanding live performances of great plays that will be approachable, meaningful, and entertaining to audiences.
  • Columbia Orchestra In the fall of 1977 a handful of local string players began playing classical music as the Columbia Chamber Orchestra.
  • Commodore Joshua Barney House Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Commodore Joshua Barney House (Circa 1760) is best known for the historic hero who made it his home.
  • Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum The oldest railroad station in America features living history programs, changing exhibits, working HO scale model of first 13 miles of railroad in America and caboose to climb on.
  • Olney Theatre Center offers a diverse array of professional productions year-round that enrich, nurture and challenge a broad range of artists, audiences and students.
Montgomery County, MD

Parks

Hospitals

  • Adventist HealthCare - is a non-profit, network of health care providers that includes hospitals, home health agencies, nursing centers and other health care services.
  • Holy Cross Hospital - is a faith-based, mission-driven community teaching hospital serving the residents of Montgomery and Prince George's Counties.
  • Laurel Regional Hospital - is a full-service community hospital serving northern Prince George's County and Montgomery, Howard, and Anne Arundel counties with 146 beds and 670 employees.
  • Suburban Hospital Healthcare System - is a community-owned hospital serving Montgomery County and the surrounding area since 1943.

Entertainment

  • Adventure Theatre World premieres, comedies, musicals, classics, contemporary works--you'll see them all in this 53rd season!
  • Imagination Stage - is the largest and most respected multi-disciplinary theatre arts organization for young people in the region.
  • Olney Theatre Center - offers a diverse array of professional productions year-round that enrich, nurture and challenge a broad range of artists, audiences and students. One of two state theaters of Maryland, OTC is situated on 14 acres in the heart of the beautiful Washington-Baltimore-Frederick "triangle," within easy access of all three cities.
  • Round House Theatre Each season, Round House presents an eclectic body of work on its MainStage. Our plays range from world premieres through the finest writing of this century to contemporary adaptations of the classics.
  • The National Capital Trolley Museum The collections consist of 17 streetcars from Washington D.C. and other cities. Many of these are operated on a one-mile demonstration railway.
Anne Arundel County, MD

Hospitals

Parks

  • Baltimore Aquarium Cafe
  • Baltimore-Annapolis Trail Park
  • Downs Park
  • Quiet Waters Park
  • Baltimore-Washington Parkway Opened in 1954, the parkway is a 29-mile scenic highway that connects Baltimore, Maryland with Washington, D.C. The part of the parkway from Washington, D.C. to Fort Meade, Maryland is managed by the National Park Service.
  • Chesapeake Bay First thoughts of the Chesapeake Bay often bring up images of crabs and oysters. But, as the largest estuary in North America, the Chesapeake Bay has touched and influenced much of the American story - early settlement, commerce, the military, transportation, recreation and more. The Bay and its surrounding 64,000 square mile watershed hold a treasure trove of historic areas, natural wonders and recreational opportunities.
  • Patapsco Valley State Park Patapsco Valley State Park extends along 32 miles of the Patapsco River, encompassing 14,000 acres and five developed recreational areas. Recreational opportunities include hiking, fishing, camping, canoeing, horseback and mountain bike trails, as well as picnicking for individuals or large groups in the park's many popular pavilions.
  • Sandy Point State Park The park's beaches and picnic areas provide unparalleled views of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge over the Chesapeake Bay as well as frequent passing of seagoing freighters and sailing regattas

City Sites

Transportation

Entertainment

Baltimore County, MD

Hospitals

Parks

  • Baltimore Aquarium Cafe
  • Baltimore County Rec & Parks
  • Carrie Murray Nature Ctr
  • North Point State Park
  • Baltimore County's Regional Parks
  • Cromwell Valley Park is a stream valley park comprised of pasture, open fields, woods, hedgerows, cultivated fields and floodplain.
  • Hampton National Historic Site The park preserves a vast estate from the 1700s. Its centerpiece is an elegantly furnished Georgian mansion set amid formal gardens and shade trees.
  • Loch Raven Fishing Center The fishing center provides numerous services, offering boat rentals, freshwater fishing licenses, bait and launching permits
  • Marshy Point Nature Center The building provides an exhibit hall, an auditorium for audio-visual presentations, outdoor decks with picnic tables and a staff workroom. Trails are being developed and canoes are available to explore the coastal forests, marshes and shallow waters of Dundee and Saltpeter Creeks.
  • Oregon Ridge Park Convenient to Baltimore, Washington, Southern Pennsylvania and Delaware, we are able to accommodate indoor and outdoor events ranging from 10 to 10,000. With lodging and restaurants only minutes away, Oregon Ridge is the perfect place for your next affair.
  • Rocky Point Beach and Park Located at the mouth of Back and Middle Rivers, it boasts an expansive view of the Chesapeake Bay, Hart-Miller Islands and Craighill Light and one of the nicest beaches on the upper Cheasapeake!

Law Enforcement

  • County Council is the County elected legislative body, and it is vested with all law-making power granted by its Charter and by the General Assembly of Maryland. The seven members of the Council are respectively elected from each of seven contiguous and equally-populated Councilmanic districts. County Council members serve four year terms.
  • Baltimore County Sheriff's Office The Mission of the Baltimore County Sheriff's Office is to maintain the integrity and provide service to the Baltimore County Circuit Court, to provide assistance and support to the citizens of Baltimore County, and to cooperate with all law enforcement agencies in their quest to maintain order in our community
  • County Executive
  • Fire Department provides fire protection, emergency medical aid and emergency rescue
  • Police Department The Mission of the Baltimore County Police Department is to enforce the laws and ordinances of the state and county, safeguard life and property, prevent and detect crime, preserve the peace, and protect the rights of all citizens
  • State's Attorney's Office Our mission is to serve victims and witnesses, to provide them information, and to comfort and assist them with problems related to their cases.

Transportation

  • Baltimore Region Transit Plan Today, the backbone of the Baltimore region's transit system is an extensive network of local bus services combined with Metro subway, Light Rail and MARC train service
  • Baltimore-Washington International Airport
  • Baltimore-Washington Maglev Project This 40-mile long project links downtown Baltimore and Baltimore-Washington International Airport with Washington, D.C
  • CountyRide is a specialized transportation program providing service to Baltimore County residents 60 years of age and over, disabled residents aged 21 through 59, and those living in the rural area. Destinations include medical appointments, shopping and other general purpose trips.

Entertainment

Carroll County, MD

Hospitals

Law Enforcement

Transportation

Entertainment

Parks

Prince George's County, MD

Law Enforcement

  • Circuit Court for Prince George's County
  • Office of Emergency Management The Office of Emergency Management is one of the agencies under the Office of Homeland Security and as such, it is responsible for the coordination of all County agencies, private organizations, businesses, persons, and other counties, cities and political subdivisions, to ensure the complete utilization of all available resources to effectively and efficiently mitigate, prepare for, respond to, and recover from any natural, technological or manmade emergency or disaster, regardless of size or complexity, including acts of terrorism.
  • Office of Law The mission of the Office of Law is to serve all County agencies and citizens who have matters requiring Office of Law review in an expeditious and professional manner, to effectively enforce the civil laws of the County, and to be creative and responsive in its service to County agencies in all matters
  • Office of The Sheriff Mission: To fulfill the duties of the Office of the Sheriff in a fair, professional and dignified manner so as to inspire and maintain the confidence and trust of the public.
  • Police Department The Prince George's County Police Department is the primary law enforcement agency in the County. The goals of our Department are to contribute to a high quality of life by maintaining a peaceful and orderly community, by protecting the lives and property of our citizens, by reducing the opportunity for individuals to commit criminal acts, and by effectively investigating and apprehending persons suspected of committing criminal acts. The Department is committed to accomplishing these goals by working alongside you, the citizens of our community
  • Prince George's County Fire/EMS Department The Fire/EMS Department strives to improve the quality of life in Prince George's County by promoting safety, and providing the highest quality of fire prevention, fire protection, emergency medical services, and community outreach programs
  • State Attorney The State's Attorney's Office prosecutes anyone charged with committing a crime in Prince George's County. This includes crimes of violence, like murder, rape, robbery and assault, as well as nonviolent crimes against citizens and their properties. The State's Attorney's Office also investigates charges of police and public official misconduct and misuse of funds, and works to educate the community about crime prevention and the criminal justice system

Hospitals

  • Bowie Health Campus is a unique 60-acre property providing for the health care needs of all ages, from newborns to the elderly.
  • Doctors Community Hospital
  • Laurel Regioanl Hospital The Mission of Laurel Regional Hospital is to provide comprehensive and valued healthcare services
  • Saint Luke Institut is a licensed, private residential facility and institute for research and education specializing in promoting the health and well-being of women and men religious, clergy and others involved in church ministry.
  • Southern Maryland Hospital is recognized for its centers of excellence in Maternal Child Health, Outpatient Services, and Mental Health Services. But the true distinction of Southern Maryland Hospital is comprehensiveness.

Transportation

Parks

  • Cedarville State Forest Hiking, Biking and Equestrian Trails--There are 19.5 miles of marked trails. They wind past the loblolly pine plantations planted by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930's, by a charcoal kiln, and through farm areas where springs and streams were used to make "moonshine."
  • Department of Parks & Recreation Our Department of Parks & Recreation in Prince George's County offers terrific opportunities for residents and visitors. We have community centers and arts facilities, fitness trails and aquatics centers, peaceful open space and sports for all ages. There's something for everyone!
  • Fort Washington Fort Washington has stood as silent sentry defending the Nation's Capital, for over 180 years. As technologies advanced so did Fort Washington. Fort Washington is one of the few remaining Seacoast Forts in its original designs
  • Piscataway Park stretches for 6 miles from Piscataway Creek to Marshall Hall on the Potomac River.

Library

  • Maryland State Law Library The primary function of the library is to support the research activities of the States' two appellate courts and court-related units of the Judiciary.
  • Prince George's County Memorial Library System The mission is to promote and make available resources that will fill the lifelong learning needs of individuals and groups in Prince George's County.

Entertainment

Baltimore City, MD

City Sites

Law Enforcement

Hospitals

  • Bon Secours Baltimore Health System The system includes 20 acute-care hospitals, one psychiatric hospital, six nursing care facilities, numerous ambulatory sites, six assisted living facilities, and home health and hospice services
  • Franklin Square Hospital is a 343-bed facility providing a comprehensive array of services. Located in the White Marsh area of eastern Baltimore County, Franklin Square is the third largest hospital in Maryland
  • Good Samaritan Hospital
  • Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center A member of the Johns Hopkins Health System, Bayview has more than 700 beds and is home to one of Maryland's most comprehensive neonatal intensive care units, a sleep disorders center, an area-wide trauma center, the state's only regional burn center, and geriatrics programs that enjoy a national reputation in the field of aging
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital & Health System
  • Kernan Hospital began more than 100 years ago as a haven for children with orthopaedic deficits. While maintaining an atmosphere of country peace, it has evolved to offer innovative, interdisciplinary orthopaedic and rehabilitation services for children and adults.
  • LifeBridge Health As one of the largest, most comprehensive and most highly respected providers of health-related services to the people of the Northwest Baltimore region, LifeBridge Health advocates preventive services, wellness and fitness services and programs to educate and support the communities it serves
  • Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital provides inpatient, outpatient and day programs for infants and children with rehabilitation and/or complex medical needs.
  • University Specialty Hospital serves a unique group of patients that require some of the most complex, interdisciplinary medical care available.

Parks

  • Baltimore-Washington Parkway Opened in 1954, the parkway is a 29-mile scenic highway that connects Baltimore, Maryland with Washington, D.C. The part of the parkway from Washington, D.C. to Fort Meade, Maryland is managed by the National Park Service.
  • Baltimore City Department of Recreation and Parks provides diverse recreational, environmental, cultural, educational and leisure opportunities that will benefit current and future generations
  • Baltimore Municipal Golf Corporation is home to Baltimore's Classic Five golf courses: GolfDigest's 4-star rated Mount Pleasant and Pine Ridge, along with Clifton Park, Forest Park and Carroll Park
  • Fort McHenry Of all the areas in the National Park System, Fort McHenry is the only one designated a National Monument and Historic Shrine.
  • Gwynns Falls Trail is a unique urban hiking and biking trail providing access to a scenic and historic greenway stream valley in Baltimore City

Library

  • Enoch Pratt Free Libraries provides equal access to information and services that support, empower, and enrich all who pursue knowledge, education, cultural enrichment, and lifelong learning
  • Langsdale Library Since 1925 Langsdale Library has served the faculty, staff, and students of the University of Baltimore
  • University of Maryland Libraries UM is home to the largest public research library in the state, with over 3 million volumes, more than 50,000 journal titles, numerous special collections and the latest in technical resources

Transportation

  • Amtrak America's only express train serving destinations nationwide
  • Baltimore-Washington Maglev Project This 40-mile long project links downtown Baltimore and Baltimore-Washington International Airport with Washington, D.C. Possible future connections include Philadelphia, New York and Boston to the north, and Richmond, Raleigh and Charlotte to the south.
  • Baltimore/Washington International Airport
  • Greyhound Lines provides bus transportation to most cities across the United States
  • Martin State Airport Full service airport operated by the Maryland Aviation Administration on behalf of the Maryland Department of Transportation
  • Maryland Transit Administration provides and supports accessible transit networks that are customer focused, safe, appealing, reliable and efficient throughout Maryland

Entertainment

Frederick County, MD

Hospitals

Law Enforcement

  • Maryland State Police The mission of The Maryland State Police is to fulfill its role as the State's lead coordinating law enforcement organization committed to pride, equity, respect and integrity.
  • Division of Fire and Rescue Services The mission of the Frederick County Department of Fire/Rescue Services to provide the best quality of professional life safety, fire protection, basic emergency medical treatment, Advanced Life Support, and to mitigate and manage all emergencies for the citizens and visitors of the County.
  • Office of the County Attorney The County Attorney's Office will provide the best possible legal services to the Board of County Commissioners and all County boards and agencies.
  • Frederick County Sheriff's office The Frederick County Sheriff's Office is a full service law enforcement agency; an arm of the court, and a keeper of offenders.
  • Frederick County Treasurer's Office The Treasurer and her staff strive to provide prompt, courteous service to Frederick County taxpayers and the public in general

Transportation

  • American Airlines As the largest airline in the world, we have a lot to offer our customers in the U.S. and around the globe.
  • Appalachian Trail The Appalachian Trail in Maryland follows a forty-mile route along the backbone of South Mountain, a north-south ridge that extends from Pennsylvania to the Potomac River
  • Department of Highways and Transportation To develop and maintain County highway network including roadways, bridges, culverts and traffic control and safety programs.
  • D M Bowman Inc We exist to:Provide our customers with safe, reliable and courteous service; Conduct our business in a professional manner and to rely on honest and open communications; Operate with maximum productivity.
  • InterMove Global The fastest growing Freight Shipping company In cyberspace
  • Northwest Airlines Northwest Airlines is the world's fourth largest airline. Northwest and its travel partners serve more than 900 cities in more than 160 countries on six continents
  • The BusBank If you're looking for the easiest, most reliable and cost-effective way to charter a bus, you're in the right place.

Parks

  • Cunningham Falls State Park Cunningham Falls State Park, located in the Catoctin Mountains, is known for its history and scenic beauty, as well as its 78-foot cascading waterfall.
  • Frederick County Department of Parks and Recreation is committed to the highest level of care for our natural and historic resources while making the park facilities and the recreational programs available to allcommitted to the highest level of care for our natural and historic resources while making the park facilities and the recreational programs available to all
  • Gambrill State Park Three native stone overlooks, strategically located on the 1600-foot summit of High Knob, midway between the Mason-Dixon Line and the Potomac River, offer excellent and exciting views of the surrounding area.
  • Gathland State Park The park includes all of Crampton's Gap, which was the southern most gap fought over during the battle of South Mountain. Fought September 14, 1862, it was the first major battle of the Civil War fought in Maryland.
  • Greenbrier State Park Greenbrier is a multi-use park providing many kinds of recreation. The Appalachian Trail passes near the park. The 42-acre man-made lake and beach draw many visitors who enjoy swimming, canoeing, hiking, picnicking, interpretive programs and nature study
  • South Mountain State Park This historic park has over 10,000 acres for year-round hiking along the Appalachian Trail

Library

  • Frederick County Public Libraries We believe that a free and accessible Public Library is fundamental to a democratic society. The Public Library will provide facilities and an environment which connects people to ideas, experiences and information. The Public Library will meet the current and changing information needs of the community.
  • Historical Society-Frederick The Historical Society Library holds a variety of unique materials awaiting discovery. Letters, diaries, Civil War records, maps, genealogies, and books on local subjects all are available for use by historians and genealogists.
  • Scientific Library

Entertainment

  • Maryland Ensemble Theatre Maryland Ensemble Theatre is the place for art in Mid-Maryland.
  • National Museum-Civil War Med The National Museum of Civil War Medicine is the premiere repository of exhibits and artifacts devoted to the technological and procedural advances made in the medical field between 1861-1865. These changes occurred in the midst of tremendous social and economic upheaval.
  • Rose Hill Manor Park and Museums "Rose Hill Manor is a gracious lady who welcomes all ages to learn of the rich history that took place behind her doors". Frederick Magazine
  • Way Off Broadway Inc
  • Weinberg Center For The Arts By providing quality professional arts programs to the community, the Weinberg Center for the Arts, Inc. strives to entice, enliven, educate, and enchant patrons of all ages and interests.
Harford County, MD

Hospitals

  • Multi Specialty Healthcare Group, Llc
  • Franklin Square Hospital Center ''It is our goal to serve you with compassion, efficiency and professionalism so when you leave our hospital, you have received the highest quality healthcare possible''
  • HealthSouth The cornerstone of our operations is the delivery of quality healthcare in the most appropriate, safe, patient-centered environment.
  • Citizens Care Center is staffed with caring, experienced professionals and provides 'round-the-clock' nursing care supported by a fully-equipped therapy department, many daily activities to stimulate the mind, body and spirit, and many added amenities including an in-house pharmacy, beauty salon, chapel and gift shop

Law Enforcement

  • Harford County Administration The Department of Administration provides overall management and support services to all County Departments and Agencies.
  • Harford County Circuit Court Rich in the tradition and history of Maryland, the Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court is one of the oldest public institutions in the State.
  • Harford County Department of Law created by Charter and managed by an appointed County Attorney, is responsible for the day-to-day legal representation of the County Executive, County departments, agencies, and offices within the Executive Branch. The department is responsible for prosecuting and defending all civil suits and administrative hearings.
  • Office of County Executive
  • Sheriff's Office The safety and security of the citizens of Harford County is the highest priority of the Harford County Sheriff's Office
  • State's Attorney is primarily responsible for the investigation and prosecution of criminal cases at the trial level. In this regard the State's Attorneys work with the police in the development of cases, presentations to the Grand Jury and trial of cases in the Circuit, District or Juvenile Court.

Transportation

Parks

  • Eden Mill Park, Nature Center & Historic Mill Located on approximately 60 acres bordering Deer Creek, this facility offers a variety of outdoor adventure activities including hiking, canoeing and bird watching.
  • Gunpowder Falls State Park features numerous scenic areas on 18,000 acres in the Gunpowder River Valley, which includes both Baltimore & Harford Counties. The park features over 100 miles of trails, trout streams and the historic village of Jerusalem and 18 century grist mill company town. Other park areas include a multi-use rail trail, swimming beach, picnic area, and marina.
  • Otter Point Creek/Anita C. Leight Estuary Center Located on Otter Point Creek, this 600+ acre portion of the Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve was developed for research, technical workshops and confernences, cultural history presentations and seminars. Public programs include canoeing, nature hikes, and children's activities.
  • Harford County Parks Park Listings
  • Rocks State Park This day-use park is located on MD 24, eight miles north of Bel Air, and is situated on 850 acres bordering Deer Creek. A popular feature of the park is the throne-like rock formation called the King and Queen Seats where, according to legend, Indian Chieftains once sat in tribal council. Rock climbing, picnicking, hiking, tubing, wading canoeing, fishing, seasonal bow hunting, photography opportunities are available.

Library

  • Harford County Public Library System is a public library serving Harford County, MD. It has 11 branches and an administration and support services building. The library has an annual circulation of over 3,000,000 materials and serves more than 174,000 registered borrowers

Newspapers

Entertainment

  • Concord Point Lighthouse is a 36-foot tower that was built in 1827. It is the second oldest tower lighthouse on the Chesapeake Bay and the oldest continuous lighthouse in Maryland
  • Conowingo Dam is located in northeastern Maryland on the Susquehanna River just northwest of where the river empties into the northern part of the Chesapeake Bay
  • Fiore Winery ''The Maryland Wine with an Italian Accent''
  • Havre de Grace Decoy Museum Located on the banks of the historic Susquehanna Flats, the Decoy Museum houses one of the finest collections of working decoys from the Chesapeake Bay and around the country.
  • Havre de Grace Maritime Museum situated where the Susquehanna River meets the Chesapeake Bay, tells the story of this region's rich maritime heritage
  • Ladew Topiary Gardens is known around the world for its topiary and flower gardens
  • Steppingstone Museum is a private, not for profit museum which preserves and demonstrates the rural arts and crafts of the 1880-1920 period in Harford County
Fairfax County, VA

Parks

  • Bull Run Regional Park
  • Mulch Solutions
  • Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority
  • Lake Accotink Park - 493 acres includes a 55-acre lake, wetlands and streams offering unique views of waterfowl and marsh life. Facilities and activities vary with the season and include canoe, boat rentals, fishing, tour-boat rides, boat launch, bait and tackle sales, hiking/biking trail and play fields.
  • Frying Pan Park - preserves and interprets a rural community setting in a suburban environment for the educational, cultural and recreational enrichment of the citizens and visitors of Fairfax County.
  • Great Falls Grange Park - is located at 9818 Georgetown Pike in Great Falls. The park, in the heart of Great Falls, has baseball/softball fields, a picnic area with pavilion, and a small tot lot.
  • Green Spring Garden Park - is a 27-acre park located in Alexandria, Virginia, just a few minutes travel from the Nation's Capitol. Through its gardens and educational programming, Green Spring advances the awareness and practice of gardening in Metropolitan Washington, DC.
  • The Turner Farm - 52-acre park is located on the site of a former dairy farm. The land was saved from development by a public/private partnership started in 1994 to "Save-the-Farm."
  • Colvin Run Mill Historic Site - was acquired by the Fairfax County Park Authority for the preservation of Colvin Run Mill and its associated historic buildings, and for the enjoyment and education of visitors. It has been open to the public since 1972.
  • Sully Historic Site - reflects the history of Fairfax County. Completed in 1799 by Richard Bland Lee, the main house at Sully combines aspects of Georgian and Federal architecture.
  • Hidden Oaks Nature Center The Park is rich in history. While strolling through the woods, visitors can view a railroad embankment built just before the Civil War.
  • Huntley Meadows Park - is a rich, natural island in the suburban sea of Northern Virginia. Its 1,425 acres harbor majestic forests, wildflower-speckled meadows and vast wetlands bursting with life.

Transportation

Entertainment

York County, PA

Law Enforcement

  • District Attorney The District Attorney, as the chief law enforcement officer of the county, is mandated by law to sign all bills of indictment and conduct in court all criminal and other prosecutions in the name of the Commonwealth.
  • York County Courts
  • York County Fire Department The York City Department of Fire/Rescue Services comprises the largest full-time cadre of firefighters in the metropolitan area.
  • York County Police Depratment The mission of the York City Police Department is to exist to serve all people within our jurisdiction with respect, fairness and compassion.
  • York County Public Defender Under the Constitution as amended in 1968, the Office of the Public Defender has been established as a Constitutional Office, and the authority to appoint the Public Defender and as many assistants as necessary is by the statute vested in the County Commissioners of the respective Counties.
  • York County Sheriff's Office Here you will find information about programs and services provided for the community by the Sheriff's Office.

Hospitals

  • Gettysburg Hospital Located in historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, Gettysburg Hospital has been serving the communities of Adams county and northern Maryland for more than 80 years.
  • Hanover Hospital We are a not-for-profit community hospital which is dedicated to the promotion of wellness, preservation of health, and the provision of diagnostic and therapeutic services to the people of the Greater Hanover Area.
  • Memorial Hospital Memorial Hospital, a subsidiary of Memorial Health Systems, is a premier medical center striving to enhance the health and well being of the York community. Our philosophy has remained the same since our inception in 1945: devotion to personalized and quality health care.
  • WellSpan Health WellSpan Health is an integrated health system serving the greater Adams-York County region. As a community-based, not-for-profit organization, WellSpan is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of the people it serves.

Newspapers

Transportation

  • Hanover Airport
  • Harrisburg International Airport Welcome to HIA, the gateway to Harrisburg, Lancaster, York, Hershey, Gettysburg, Carlisle and all of the Central Pennsylvania region.
  • Rabbit Transit Nearly 6,000 people depend on rabbittransit each day to get to work, medical facilities, school and other life-sustaining activities.
  • York County Rail Trail Authority The Authority's mission is to enrich York County communities and countryside through the development of a network of public trails.

Parks

  • Apollo County Park Apollo Park was aquired in 1969 from P. H. Gladfelter and named in honor of the Apollo moon landing. In November 2001 a parking lot was added, making this 149-acre "Susquehanna river hills" park accessible to outdoor enthusiasts.
  • Heritage Rail Trail The trail connects to Maryland's 20-mile long Northern Central Railroad Trail. In addition to the Colonial Courthouse, three historic structures are located on the trail.
  • Highpoint Scenic Vista & Recreation Area 79 acres of scenic meadowlands located on top of a hill over-looking the Susquehanna River. This park was created in 2007 and provides spectacular views of the Susquehanna River. The 193-mile Mason-Dixon Trail runs through the park.
  • John C. Rudy Park 143 acres of sports and history located near Emigsville.
  • P. Joseph Raab Park From 1854 through 1888, the 72 acres of land known as the York Iron Co. Mine site, was one of 170 iron ore mines in York County.
  • Richard M. Nixon Park One hundred fifty-seven acres of meadow, woodland and aquatic habitats, established in 1968.
  • Rocky Ridge Park Ninety percent of this 750 acre park is a mature oak forest. Rocky Ridge was acquired in 1968, making it the first county park.
  • Spring Valley Park 868 acres made of old agricultural fields and an uneven aged forest. Established in 1972.
  • Wallace Cross Mill Historic Site The mill was placed on the Pennsylvania Inventory of Historic Places on February 24, 1977 and the National register of Historic Places on June 10, 1977. The mill was given to York County by the owner Harry Cross in 1979.
  • William H. Kain County Park William H. Kain County Park consists of 1,637 acres and 2 lakes, Lake Williams (220 acres) and Lake Redman (290 acres).

Entertainment

  • Antique Auto Museum at Hershey Cruise through time. Experience antique cars, buses, artifacts and memorabilia in unique scenes. For all ages!
  • DreamWrights Youth & Family Theatre DreamWrights Youth & Family Theatre was founded in 1997 by a group of families who believed that participation in a quality theatre arts program would have a profound and valuable impact on their children.
  • Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre Dinner and a Broadway musical with nationally selected performers and a live orchestra.
  • Eichelberger Performing Arts Center The Eichelberger Building is surely one of Hanover's most beautiful and recognizable buildings.
  • Hanover Area Art Guild, Inc. Sometime in 1968, members of the Y.W.C.A. evinced interest in the forming of a group of active artists and crafts people.
  • Indian Steps Museum When you visit Indian Steps Museum, you may find yourself feeling the presence of the Almighty Manetto, the God of a people gone forever.
  • Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad Preservation Society The Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad was established in 1901 by the merging of the Baltimore and Lehigh Railway with the York Southern.
  • National Watch & Clock Museum Discover the Treasures of Time! Beautiful facility, thousands of timepieces, convenient location. Something for everyone.
  • Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center serves as a leading arts presenter in south central Pennsylvania.
  • The Shoe House The Shoe House, built in 1948, was by far "Colonel" Mahlon N. Haines' most outlandish advertising gimmick. It is a wood frame structure covered with wire lath and coated with a cement stucco.
  • York Heritage The museums, historic sites, collections, and archives of the York County Heritage Trust offer a window into the past that provides a view into the future. 
  • York Symphony Orchestra
Worcester County, MD
Community information is not available.
St. Mary's County, MD

Law Enforcement

Hospitals

Transportation

Parks

  • St. Mary's County Parks St. Mary's County offers numerous opportunities for recreational activities at a variety of locations throughout the County.
  • St. Mary's River State Park Park's Features: boat launch, fishing, flat water canoeing, hiking, horseback, and mountain biking trails hunting, picnicking, boating
  • Greenwell State Park has five marked trails, open year round, for hikers and horseback riders to enjoy.
  • St. Clement's Island State Park Park's features: fishing, hiking trails, hunting, picnicking, pavilions (first come/first serve), portajohn.

Library

  • St. Mary's County Memorial Library consists of three branches and an outreach van delivering information, books, magazines, newspapers, videos, books-on-tape, children's programs, computers, conference rooms, on-line databases and more, 57 hours per week.

Newspapers

  • Northern Neck News Since 1879, the Northern Neck News has served Virginia's Northern Neck, the Heart of Historyland

Entertainment

  • Historic St. Mary's City a museum of history and archaeology on the site of Maryland's first capital
  • Museum Division of St. Mary's County
  • North End Gallery is owned and operated by Southern Maryland artists and features original and limited edition fine art including oil, acrylic and watercolor paintings, hand-pulled serigraphs, drawings, sculpture, pottery, jewelry, Decorative art, painted silk scarves, photography, stained glass and digital images
  • Patuxent River Naval Air Museum Museum's mission is to preserve, interpret and teach an understanding of the extraordinary research, development, test and evaluation activities underlying the ongoing technical evolution of naval aviation
  • Point Lookout Lighthouse This website was created to pull together as much information as possible about the lighthouse, including history, sights, sounds and ghost lore
Allegany County, MD Richmond County, VA
Community information is not available.