Historic Calvert County founded in 1654 and is considered to be part of the Southern Maryland region. It occupies the Calvert Peninsula. The Chesapeake Bay lies to the east while the Patuxent River is its border to the west. Current population estimates are approximately 88,737 residents occupying 215.7 square miles of land.
Its historic roots go back to the early colonial era and its name is derived from the Barons of Baltimore. The county is considered part of the Washington Metro area. There are quite a few historical sites that are listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Chesapeake Beach and North Beach are the two incorporated towns located in Calvert County. There are nine unincorporated areas listed as Census – Designated Places and seven unincorporated places listed as non-Census Designated Places.
Home prices in Calvert County as sine for .4% average one year fluctuation. Prices have been extremely attractive to prospective homebuyers especially in areas such as Dunkirk, Huntingtown and Port Republic. Owings and Sunderland are also attracting a lot of interest you to the fluctuation in market prices. Foreclosed homes are also getting a lot of attention due to the higher rate of bank foreclosures compared to the Washington Metro area.