About St. Mary’s

Community Resources

St. Mary's is renowned for its close-knit people and high level of services that help keep county residents happy & healthy.

Below are a few resources to help make your transition to St. Mary's an easy and pleasant one.

For more relocation information and resources, check out the St. Mary's County Department of Economic Development's Relocation Guide


St. Mary's County Housing Authority
Marrick Homes
Quality Built Homes
Wildewood Community
Southern Maryland Association of REALTORS®


St. Mary's County Libraries


Gas: Washington Gas, Taylor Gas
Propane & Oil: Suburban Propane, Southern Maryland Oil, Burchoil
Electricity: Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO)
Sewer & Water Treatment: St. Mary's Metropolitan Commission (METCOM)
Phone: Verizon
Phone, Cable & Internet: MetroCast


Transportation Services
STS Buses
MTA Buses

Banks & Financial Services

Community Bank of the Chesapeake
PNC Bank
Old Line Bank
Bank of America
Cedar Point Federal Credit Union
Navy Federal Credit Union
Educational Systems Federal Credit Union


MedStar St. Mary's Hospital


St. Mary's County Public Schools

Higher Education

Southern Maryland Higher Education Center
College of Southern Maryland
St. Mary's College
Defense Acquisition University
Florida Institute of Technology
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
James A. Forrest Career & Technology Center

Local Government

St. Mary's County GoverLocal Governmentnment
Town of Leonardtown
St. Mary's County Department of Economic Development
Tri County Council

The Arts

St. Mary's County Arts Council
Leonardtown Art's & Entertainment District

Recreation & Events

St. Mary's County Recreation & Parks
St. Mary's County Museums
St. Mary's County Tourism
St. Mary's County Community Calendar

Local Media

Radio: Somar Communications
Newspapers: The Enterprise, The County Times
Television: MetroCast 10
Internet News:TheBayNet, Southern Maryland News Net, SOMD.com, Lex Leader

Community Organizations

Catholic Daughters of the Americas

Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court #1596

Daughters of the American Revolution

Major William Thomas Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution

Elks Clubs

St. Mary's County Elks Lodge #2092


Mechanicsville Jaycees (Phone only: 301-884-0552)

Kiwanis Clubs

Kiwanis Club of St. Mary's County

Knights of Columbus

I.H.M. Knights of Columbus Council No. 9968
Knights of Columbus, Council No. 1470
Knights of Columbus, Council No. 2065
Knights of Columbus, Council No. 7914

Lions Clubs

Hollywood Lions Club
Leonardtown Lions Club
Lexington Park Lions Club
Mechanicsville Lions Club
Ridge Lions Club

Masonic Lodges

Southern Maryland Scottish Rite of Freemasonry
Thomas J. Shryock A.F. & A.M. Masonic Lodge No. 223

Moose Lodges

Mechanicsville Moose Lodge #495
Patuxent Moose Family Center Lodge #2393 Hollywood

Optimists Clubs

Chaptico Optimist Club
Optimist Club of Compton, 3rd District
7th District Optimist Club
Hollywood Optimist Club (Phone only: 301-373-3836)
Mechanicsville Optimist Club
Lexington Park St. Maries Optimist Club

Orders of the Eastern Star

Order of the Eastern Star - Julia Halla Chapter #107, Hollywood (Phone only: 301-373-2925)

Rotary Clubs

Rotary Club of Lexington Park
Leonardtown Rotary
Rotary Club of Charlotte Hall