“The Land of Pleasant Living”
Over 500,000 residents call Anne Arundel County home due to the area's superior quality of life on the Chesapeake Bay, a rich heritage, and proximity to Baltimore and Washington, D.C. The county boasts diverse communities, numerous attractions, educational and employment opportunities and several amenities.
With over 533 miles of coastline, Anne Arundel County is known for boating, fishing, crabbing, water skiing, sailing and swimming. For nature lovers, there are two State parks
, four County regional parks
, over 100 County community and neighborhood parks
, and several nature preserves
. The County also offers numerous greenways, including the 13-mile Baltimore and Annapolis Trail
, enjoyed by hundreds of walkers, runners, bicyclists and equestrians.