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Welcome to Chesapeake Beach ...

The coastal town of Chesapeake Beach is located in Calvert County<1>.

The location of Chesapeake Beach has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Chesapeake Beach: Chesapeake Bch.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Chesapeake Beach has a population of 6,038 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Chesapeake Beach.

Chesapeake Beach is near sea level<4>.

Time Zone: Chesapeake Beach lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area Codes for Chesapeake Beach: (410), (443)<5> and (667)

The ZIP code for Chesapeake Beach: 20732<6>

Websites for Chesapeake Beach ...

Official Website: www.chesapeake-beach.md.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Chesapeake Beach had an population of 6,038 people. This is an increase of 4.95% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 89.87% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Chesapeake Beach had a population of 5,753 people (which is 6.48% of the total population of Calvert County). This makes Chesapeake Beach the county's most populous community.

The population of Chesapeake Beach represents 0.1% of the total population of Maryland (which has 5,773,552 people), making it the state's 38th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,753 people, the population of Chesapeake Beach increased 80.91% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,180 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Chesapeake Beach.

Communities Also Named Chesapeake Beach ...

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Chesapeake Beach.

Communities near Chesapeake Beach ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Chesapeake Beach.

  • Saint Michaels [Talbot County]
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    • Saint Michaels [Talbot County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the northeast of Chesapeake Beach
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,029 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Michaels have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Michaels
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Michaels<8>
  • Upper Marlboro [Prince George's County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Upper Marlboro
    • Upper Marlboro [Prince George's County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the northwest of Chesapeake Beach
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 672 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Upper Marlboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Upper Marlboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Upper Marlboro<8>
  • Highland Beach [Anne Arundel County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highland Beach
    • Highland Beach [Anne Arundel County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the north of Chesapeake Beach
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 111 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highland Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highland Beach
  • Eagle Harbor [Prince George's County]
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    • Eagle Harbor [Prince George's County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the southwest of Chesapeake Beach
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 69 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eagle Harbor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eagle Harbor
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Friendship [Anne Arundel County]
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      • Friendship [Anne Arundel County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<7> to the northwest of Chesapeake Beach
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Friendship have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Friendship
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Friendship<8>
    • Academy Hill [Calvert County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Academy Hill
      • Academy Hill [Calvert County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the west of Chesapeake Beach
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Academy Hill
    • Apple Greene [Calvert County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Apple Greene
      • Apple Greene [Calvert County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the west of Chesapeake Beach
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Apple Greene
    • Baywalker Village [Anne Arundel County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baywalker Village
      • Baywalker Village [Anne Arundel County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the north of Chesapeake Beach
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baywalker Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baywalker Village
    • Chaney [Calvert County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chaney
      • Chaney [Calvert County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the northwest of Chesapeake Beach
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chaney
    • Deale [Anne Arundel County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deale
      • Deale [Anne Arundel County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the north of Chesapeake Beach
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deale<8>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Chesapeake Beach. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Chesapeake Beach.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Chesapeake Beach. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Chesapeake Beach.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Chesapeake Beach. See our Newspapers Page for Chesapeake Beach.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chesapeake Beach ...

Looking for more information about Chesapeake Beach? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Chesapeake Beach, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Chesapeake Beach.

Adding Chesapeake Beach to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Chesapeake Beach in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Chesapeake Beach was on a map titled Map of Maryland (from Rand McNally, 1911).

We also found Chesapeake Beach on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Maryland (1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Chesapeake Beach on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for Chesapeake Beach

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About Calvert County

About Maryland

The official website for Chesapeake Beach: www.chesapeake-beach.md.us/

The official website for Calvert County: www.co.cal.md.us/

The official website for State of Maryland: www.maryland.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Maryland's counties, including Calvert, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Chesapeake Beach.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Chesapeake Beach - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Of the area codes for Chesapeake Beach, area code (443, 667) is an overlay.
<6>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Chesapeake Beach). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Chesapeake Beach or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Chesapeake Beach) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Chesapeake Beach. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Chesapeake BeachOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chesapeake Beach. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6880, Longitude: -76.5447       In this case, the coordinates for Chesapeake Beach have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.

 

 

 

 

 


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