Maryland’s capital city is located on the Severn River where it meets North America’s largest estuary, the Chesapeake Bay.
It is just 26 miles from Baltimore’s Inner Harbor; and 32 miles from Washington D.C.
Its location on the map is 38 degrees, 58 minutes, 35 seconds north and 76 degrees, 28 minutes, and 46 seconds west.
Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI), the region’s strongest airport, is located just 24 miles from Annapolis in northwestern Anne Arundel County.
Amtrak passenger service and MARC commuter rail link BWI Airport with Baltimore and Washington, D.C. CSX Transportation and Norfolk Southern provide freight carriage.
62,585 (Greater Annapolis)*
(*source: Anne Arundel County) 35,838 (Annapolis)**
(source: U.S. Census 2000; census occurs every 10 years) 512,790 (Anne Arundel County)**
(source: U.S. Census 2000; census occurs every 10 years)
26 West St, Annapolis, MD 21401
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Annapolis is home to both the United States Naval Academy and St. John's College, a liberal arts college that teaches from the great books. Founded in 1796, St. John's is the third oldest institution of higher learning in the United States.