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|The Geography of Maryland|
| Longitude / Latitude
Longitude: 75° 4'W to 79°
| Length x Width
Maryland is about 250 miles long and 90 miles wide.
| Geographic Center
The geographic center of Maryland is located in Prince Georges County,
4.5 miles NW of Davidsonville.
If you're traveling by car on a highway from Central Maryland, it's
| Chesapeake Bay
Maryland is bordered by the Chesapeake Bay. The Chesapeake Bay is 195 miles long and has coast lines in both Maryland and Virginia. Its width varies from 3 to 20 miles. It is approximately 1,726 square miles.
Maryland is bordered by the Chesapeake Bay, by Pennsylvania on the north, and a small piece of Virginia on the south. On the east, Maryland is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and Delaware. West Virginia and Virginia border Maryland on the west.
| Total Area
Maryland covers 10,467 square miles, making it the 42nd largest of the 50 states.
| Highest Point
The highest point in Maryland is Hoye-Crest on Backbone Mountain at 3,360 feet above sea level.
| Lowest Point
The lowest point in Maryland is sea level at the Atlantic Ocean.
Winter - 35° F and Summer 74° F
| Major Rivers
| Major Lakes
Deep Creek Lake,
| Largest Cities, Towns & Other Census Places