Map of Maryland
Maryland is nicknamed the “Old Line State”, to commemorate the action of 1st Maryland Regiment who fought bravely against a superior British Force during the Battle of Long Island.
The map of Maryland provides an overview of the state’s topography with prominent markings. The famous Chesapeake Bay. Hoye-Crest, principal rivers Potomac and Patapsco, Allegheny Mountains, Blue Ridge Mountains and Deep blue Creek lake are other terrain features that can be found on the map. Parks, preserves, historical sites and wilderness areas are captioned clearly.
The map is also furnished with a city town index, County index and a driving distance chart. Placement of Maryland in the national frame is depicted with a miniature map of the US along with a digitized flag of the State.
Designed with accuracy using current map data, this Map of Maryland is a high quality image of the urban layout of the state. Boundaries with other States are identifiable with contrasting contour. The map encompasses all primary and secondary cities and towns and a driving distance marker which helps understand mile gaps between destinations.
Highlighted box frames indicate inset map coverage of major urban settlements of Annapolis, Baltimore, Cumberland, Frederick and Hagerstown. National highways, state highways, freeways, tollways, intersections, airports and recreational areas are other details that are included in the map. The physical landscape is depicted with attractive imagery and variation in color.
The Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, principal rivers Potomac and Patapsco, Allegheny Mountains, Blue Ridge Mountains and Deep blue Creek lake and the highest summit Hoye-Crest are marked with prominence. Other features like national parks, state parks, military installations and forest areas can also be easily placed. With a wonderful combination of political and physical features, this Map of Maryland makes a perfect geographical guide for reference and display.
The state of Maryland is graphically represented with cartographic excellence depicting the urban and political placements. The expanse of the map is elaborated with location of towns, cities and boundaries demarcations. Clear labeling and simplified symbolic data, makes this map perfect for business, homes and administrative offices. Box highlighters indicate inset map coverage of major urban settlements with details of road network, points of interest and rest areas.
Where is Maryland on the map?
Maryland is located in the Mid-Atlantic region in the eastern part of the United States. Pennsylvania borders the state on the north and West Virginia on the west. Delaware and the Atlantic Ocean bounds the state on the east. Virginia and West Virginia form the southern border across the Potomac river.
Region Location on the map of Maryland
According to the USCB the state of Maryland is located in the southern part of the United States in the South Atlantic Region Division 5. Other states in this division are Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia.
Counties in Maryland
Maryland has been divided into 23 Counties and 1 Independent City. Montgomery is the most populous county of the state, whereas Kent County is the least populated. Largest county by area is Frederick County.
Time Zone in Maryland
Maryland falls under the Eastern Time Zone and follows the Eastern Standard Time (EST) which is 5 hours behind Greenwich meantime.
ZIP Code of Maryland
The Range of Zip codes in Maryland is from 20602-21930
Major cities of Maryland
Maryland gets its name from the Queen Mary of England, the wife of King Charles I. Capital city Annapolis can be placed in the Chesapeake Bay region and prominently marked. Baltimore is the largest settlement of Maryland and is marked in its true location along with hundreds of other primary and secondary towns and cities.
The most populous region is the Baltimore metropolitan area which combines seven counties. The map is also furnished with a city town index, county index and distance markers which help locate the smallest town on the frame.
Annapolis the State capital is also the seat of Anne Arundel County. The city is located on the mouth of the Severn River on the Chesapeake Bay region. The inset shows the placements of historical architecture like the Maryland State House dating back to 1772, United States Naval Academy established in 1845 and St John's College established in 1786.
Points of interest like the museums, historical sites, monuments, churches, civic center, park, recreational areas and other important buildings are named with readable fonts. No major highways cross through the city but interstate highway 595, US highways 50 and 301 pass through the outskirts of the city. State Routes that cross through the city are specifically numbered for easy recognition.
Baltimore is the most populous and the largest city of Maryland. It is an independent city and does not fall under any county. It is the principal city of the Baltimore Washington Metropolitan Area. Sites of interest include Baltimore Basilica, Phoenix Shot Tower, Museum, universities, parks, recreational areas and Inner Harbor. Baltimore –Washington Parkway serves the city. Interstate highway, National highways and state highways are numbered and demarcated with color coded route maps. Freeways, parkways, expressways, beltways, tollways, intersections, tunnels, bus routes, railroads and airport locations are visible with clarity on the frame.
Cumberland is the seat of Allegany County and the business and commercial center of Western Maryland. It is located on the banks of the Potomac River. Tourist locations of the city include the Downtown Cumberland Historic District, Canal Place Heritage Area, museums, Wills Creek, churches and Cumberland Narrows. Interstate 68 and US Route 40 run through the city. Other primary and secondary roads, state highways, national highways, airport location and passenger rail roads are also indicated clearly on the frame.
Frederick City Inset
Frederick is the seat of Frederick County in the northern part of the state. The City is a part Baltimore- Washington Metropolitan area. Schools, universities, parks, recreational areas, notable buildings and other points of interest form a part of the inset. Interstate 70 connects the city to Baltimore. Other interstate highways, US Highways and State Highways are specifically numbered for quick reference. Intersections, freeways, primary and secondary roads, railroads and airport locations are also indicated with clarity.
Hagerstown City Inset
Hagerstown is the seat of Washington County and the sixth largest incorporated city of the state. It is located on the north of Potomac River between Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains. The city is served with interstate 81 and 70, Norfolk Southern and Winchester Western Railroads. Airport locations can also be identified at a glance. Interstate highways, National Highways and State Highways are numbered and their route map is demarcated with different colors. Points of interest marked on the frame include Historic Battlefield, War memorials, Historic parks, museums, Hagerstown City Park and universities.
IndexThe map is also furnished with a city town index, County index and a driving distance marker which help locate all primary and secondary towns.The key table elaborates symbolic data like national parks, State parks, points of interest, highways, important roads, airports and other details of the title frame.
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