As you explore the website, you'll find tons of great things that make life fun, easy and enjoyable for our visitors and locals alike. This page is designed to provide those wishing (or considering) relocating to St. Mary's County practical tools and resources to make the transition easy and seamless.
St. Mary's County is a Great Place to Live, Work & Play
From rural and seaside locations, to the hi-tech communities near the Patuxent River Naval Air Station, to the small-town feel of Historic Leonardtown, St. Mary's truly has it all. If you decide to "become a local", you'll be joining the youngest and fastest-growing workforce in the State of Maryland. With the highest percentage of hi-tech employment in the region and the 3rd highest median household income growth rate in the state, we offer lots of opportunities for work and for play.
Our People, Our Community
St. Mary's County is brimming with vibrant history and culture - and passionate people eager to share it all with you. Learn about our fascinating history, our diverse towns & communities, and some quick and interesting stats & facts.
The Patuxent River Naval Air Station, and supporting installations, are a big part of our economy, history, and culture. The base brings a hi-tech and modern element that compliments St. Mary's rural legacy.