• Queen Anne's County was the site of the first permanent English settlement in the United States in 1631.
  • The Chesapeake Country National Scenic Byway offers a glimpse of working maritime and agriculture as it meanders through the Queen Anne's County's small towns and villages.
  • Queen Anne's County is strategically located 40 miles from both Washington, D.C. and Baltimore. Less than one hour from Wilmington, DE, two hours from Philadelphia and three hours from New York.
  • The County's location just next to Washington, D.C. offers tremendous access and opportunities to those businesses that work with a number of federal agencies and departments including DOD, FDA, NIH, NSA and USDA

Queen Anne's County Has Three Unique & Distinct Areas

Kent Island/Grasonville/Queenstown

The  Area is located directly over the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and is famous for its waterfront villages and subdivisions, sizeable concentration of international businesses, Stevensville Art District, Chesapeake Bay and river views, Queenstown Premium Outlets, golf courses, bike trails, hotels, restaurants, wedding venues, shopping, wineries and distilleries.



Centreville is the county seat and is home to county and municipal government services, a historic downtown, waterfront parks, restaurants and shops, and the Class A Centreville Business Park.


North Queen Anne's County

North Queen Anne's County (Barclay, Church Hill, Millington and Sudlersville) is known for its historic small towns, charming community theater, high concentration of farms, sizable industrial properties and several large scale manufacturing operations (AZZ Corporation and REEB Millwork).

  • Queen Anne's County's enjoys close proximity to major markets in the Northeast, Southeast and Midwest. U.S. 50 and U.S. 301 (limited access 4-6 lane highways) provide excellent connections to multiple interstates serving these markets including I-70, I-95, I-97, I-195, I-495 and I-695.
  • The Kent Island Area of the County is within an hour drive of Baltimore Washington International Airport, Reagan National Airport and the Port of Baltimore. Communities in north Queen Anne's County are less than an hour from Philadelphia International Airport.
  • The Bay Bridge Airport, one of the most popular general aviation airports on the East Coast, accommodates private planes and small corporate jets. New hangar space is currently under construction at the airport and will be completed by the end of 2016.
Cessna Plane at Airport