Welcome to the Capital of Maryland! Annapolis is also the county seat of Anne Arundel County and has a population of 560,133 according to the 2014 census. Situated on Chesapeake Bay at the mouth of the Severn River, Annapolis is 26 miles south of Baltimore and approximately 29 miles east of Washington, D.C.
Annapolis is a vibrant city, proud of its charming colonial heritage, while offering the latest in dining, accommodations, shopping and entertainment. Annapolis is home to the United States Naval Academy and St. John’s College, a liberal arts college with a history going back to 1696. Annapolis is well known as a center of sailing and boating in the Mid-Atlantic. Our neighborhood of Eastport, across the bridge from downtown Annapolis, retains much of its old maritime character, showcased at the Annapolis Maritime Museum.