Town of Chesapeake City MD

Today, Chesapeake City is the only town in Maryland that is situated on a working commercial canal. Most of its interesting 19th-century architecture remains intact, and the area that encompasses it on the south bank has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places. At the city dock, pleasure boaters find a tranquil harbor off the busy Inter-Coastal Waterway, of which the canal is a major element. From the basin, visitors can walk easily into town or tour the Canal Museum, where the story of the canal is told and the massive waterwheel and steam engines that filled the locks stand in mute testimony. Outside is a replica of the lighthouses that lined the canal in days gone by.

Chesapeake City now is a destination widely known for its unique inland view of ocean-going vessels, for the proudly preserved and displayed reminders of its history, and for its friendly hospitality. Travelers discover fine dining, picturesque stores, outdoor concerts, seasonal events, and outstanding bed & breakfasts. From its origin as a rough and rowdy boom town, through an era of dispiriting depression, Chesapeake City has emerged as a charming and interesting place with a warm welcome for its visitors.


The Town of Chesapeake City has several properties which we are considering putting on the market. Therefore, we are requesting a Letter of Interest from various real estate firms. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD LETTER OF INTEREST PDF

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Holiday Open House

Please join us on Thursday, December 5, 2019 from 4-7pm at the Chesapeake City Town Hall. The Mayor, Town Council, and Town Hall Staff invite you to attend our Annual Holiday Open House. Meet and greet with the May and Council as we celebrate another wonderful year in...

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Date: Wednesday, November 27 at 7:00am Your cooperation in parking off-street on sweeping day is greatly appreciated, and necessary for the cleaning to be effective. Just one car left on a street, can greatly impact the ability of the sweeper to maneuver around it,...

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Town Trash Collection

MPK Services has taken over our waste removal service. They delivered new trash cans in June. If you didn't get one, please contact our office. Residents are responsible for their own recycling and yard waste containers. Recycling stickers are available at Town Hall....

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2018 Water Quality – Consumer Confidence Report

The Town of Chesapeake City is pleased to provide this Annual Water Quality Report for the period of January 1 to December 31, 2018. This report is intended to provide you with important information about your drinking water and the efforts made by the water system to...

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