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Discover a wealth of information about Annapolis real estate - it's neighborhoods and communities. Learn about living in Annapolis, Maryland, the capital of the State of Maryland located in Anne Arundel County and a growing, historic community located in close proximity to Baltimore and Washington, D.C. With abundant job opportunities, many people are attracted to the charm of this 18th century old town district and its proximity to the nation’s capital. Annapolis real estate is considered among the best in the state since the area is considered a wonderful place to live and raise a family with its historical old-world flavor, modern conveniences and excellent public school system. Learn important facts in the Annapolis Community Report and Annapolis City Profile, search for new homes for sale in Annapolis and click on the extensive hyperlinks throughout this page to learn all about educational, entertainment and cultural facts about this great community. I hope you enjoy learning about this great place to live and when you are interested in buying or selling a home in Annapolis, please contact me. I would love to be your real estate agent!
Annapolis and Anne Arundel County are considered America’s Sailing Capital. Annapolis is rich with American and maritime history. Known best for the Chesapeake Bay, the U.S. Naval Academy, a wealth of educational and cultural attractions, great restaurants featuring tasty steamed crabs and world-famous Maryland crab cakes, Annapolis offers the perfect balance of small town charm and big world sophistication. A place where history lives in a museum without walls … you will lose yourself in the quaint seaport village steeped in hundreds of years of maritime heritage. The vibe is laid-back, the scenery is awe-inspiring and the local fare is seasoned with the flavors of the Chesapeake Bay.
The 300 year old capital city is a blend of perfectly preserved Colonial, Victorian and Federal architecture that gently rises along the shores of Chesapeake Bay and the Severn River. The entire city center of Annapolis is a national Historic District. The streets of the city remain narrow, as no historic building has been sacrificed to widen them. Annapolis has the highest concentration of Georgian-style buildings in the nation, including the homes of all four Maryland signers of the Declaration of Independence. A total of 1300 carefully preserved and restored buildings from 15 architectural styles pre-date 1900.
ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY
Anne Arundel County is known as the “land of pleasant living.” Nearly 500,000 residents call Anne Arundel County home. The superior quality of life on the Chesapeake Bay, its rich heritage, and proximity to Baltimore and Washington, D.C. make the County a great place to live, work and raise a family.
With more than 534 miles of coastline, the County is naturally known for boating and water sports, fishing, crabbing, water skiing, sailing and swimming.For nature lovers, there are 2 state parks, over 70 county parks, and several nature preserves. There are also numerous greenways where walkers, runners, bicyclists and equestrians pass sunny mornings and afternoons. Birdwatchers can spot everything from geese to swans to heron, egrets and eagles. And there’s a wide variety of recreational programs for all ages; from dance to gymnastics to fine arts to fitness and fun camps, not to mention wilderness challenge camps for youth and teens. With Ravens football and Orioles baseball home games a short drive away, you can be sure to be part of the action when these championship teams compete. Every four years the contenders for the Volvo Ocean Race make an appearance in Annapolis. And on the first Sunday in May you can participate in the annual Bay Bridge Walk, where thousands of residents participate in a 4-mile hike across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge.
Anne Arundel County has one of the strongest economies in the State, ranked as one of the top counties in Maryland job growth. In 2002, Anne Arundel County generated nearly 1,200 jobs, and our unemployment rate is consistently below the national average.
Annapolis is served by the Anne Arundel County Public Schools system. Here you will find a wealth of information in our Annapolis School Information, Annapolis School Reports, and School Rankings. Annapolis High School, with an internationally recognized IB International Program, serves the entire community. St. Mary's High School and Elementary School are located in downtown Annapolis on Spa Creek. Severn School and Indian Creek School are also in the Annapolis area. The Key School has served Annapolis for over 50 years and takes non-traditional as well as classroom learning to new levels. The curriculum rigorously focuses on both experiences within the class room and the outdoors.