Over 500,000 residents call Anne Arundel County home. The rich quality of life on the Chesapeake Bay and proximity to Baltimore and Washington, D.C. make this area a great place to live, work and raise a family.
Living in Anne Arundel County
- With over 534 miles of shoreline, the County furnishes waterfront living to many residential communities, including:
- City of Annapolis, home to the State Capital and U.S. Naval Academy and named one of the 10 best places to live in the United States.
- From waterfront homes in Arnold, Crownsville, and Severna Park to luxury golf-course living in Crofton and equestrian communities in Lothian, you’ll find the lifestyle you love in Anne Arundel County.
Learning in Anne Arundel County
- Winner of 8 National and 13 Maryland Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence awards, Anne Arundel County School District offers children of all ages an outstanding place to grow. With 113 facilities serving elementary through high school students, as well as charter and alternative schools, technology centers and special education units, there is a school to meet every child’s needs.
- There are also 75 private and academic schools in Anne Arundel County.
Working in Anne Arundel County
- Anne Arundel County has one of the strongest economies in the State, with a median household income of nearly $80,000.
- The County is ranked as one of the top counties in job growth, and is rapidly becoming a major center for national and international company headquarters.
Relaxing in Anne Arundel County
- A nature lover’s paradise, Anne Arundel is naturally known for boating and water sports, including fishing, water skiing, sailing and swimming. Two state parks, over 70 county parks, and several nature preserves and greenways give walkers, runners, bicyclists and equestrians alike lots of scenic areas to enjoy.
- There is always something happening in Anne Arundel, with special events nearly every month – from Navy sports to Summer Garden Theater, Pirate Adventures on the Chesapeake to ice skating at Glen Burnie Town Center. You could even watch the Volvo Ocean Race in Annapolis, or participate in the annual Bay Bridge Walk, a 4-mile hike across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge.
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Anne Arundel County & Annapolis Chamber of Commerce