As part of the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, Calvert County offers a variety of amenities. Calvert, a peninsula on the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay, is the state's smallest county consisting of about 213 square miles. The town centers of Dunkirk and Prince Frederick offer convenient highway access to the cities of Annapolis, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. The town centers of Solomons and Lusby provide ideal locations for companies supporting operations at or near the Naval Air Station Patuxent River in Lexington Park.
Calvert is accessible to major airports and highways, the Port of Baltimore, an abundant workforce, and cultural and recreational activities. Although positioned in one of the nation's wealthiest metro areas, Calvert's cost of living remains comfortable. With its low crime rate, Calvert is a safe place to live. In addition, preservation-oriented planning projects safeguard the area's character. Find out more about Calvert County from these fact sheets.