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Length & Breadth Area

Length & Breadth
(in miles)
Longest east-west: 198.6 miles-Fairfax Stone to Delaware Line.

Longest north-south: 125.5 miles-Pennsylvania line to Virginia line at Smith Point on south shore mouth of Potomac River.

Shortest north-south: 1.9 miles-Pennsylvania line to south bank of Potomac River near Hancock.

Farthest points: northwest corner to southeast corner at Atlantic Ocean, 254.7 miles.

Land 9,843.62 sq. miles
Inland Water 623.35 sq. miles
Chesapeake Bay 1,726.0 sq. miles
Total 12,192.97 sq. miles

© Copyright May 3, 2000, Office of the Secretary of State.
Last Modified May 29, 2003 .