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Living a Boating Lifestyle in Easton, Maryland

Easton is a town of about 15,000 in Maryland, about 27 miles from Annapolis, but on the Delaware side. Easton Point Marina is located at the headwaters of the Tred Avon River. Easton is located very near the Chesapeake, which automatically makes it a very good town for boating. Frederick Douglass lived here. The town has a number of interesting festivals including the Talbot County Fair and the Waterfowl Festival.  

Where to Retire in Easton and Home Prices

According to Zillow, the median home value was $403,051 in mid-2022.

What Is Special about Easton

This is an old and more peaceful part of Maryland. Being near the Bay is a plus.

What Is Not Special about Easton

Easton is at a bit of a distance from big cities.

Climate and Physical Environment

Weather is typical of Maryland: mild.

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

The annual festivals and fair make for an interesting town. ArtHouse Live is a resident theater company.


Easton's crime rate is lower than the national average.

Medical Facilities

Memorial Hospital at Easton and University of Maryland Shore Regional Health is located here.


Baltimore/Washington airport is about 60 miles away.  Easton is considered a very walkable community.

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