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Anne Arundel County

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Anne Arundel County

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Anne Arundel County is one of 23 counties in the state of Maryland. It is part of the Baltimore metropolitan area, one of two counties bordering the city of Baltimore, and home to the state capital Annapolis. It is also the location of Baltimore Washington International Airport, Maryland's largest airport.


  • Annapolis - Maryland's capital city and home to the US Naval Academy
  • Glen Burnie - Large suburb of Baltimore, and home to the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration headquarters
  • Hanover - Home to Arundel Mills mall
  • Linthicum - Home to BWI Airport

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  • Baltimore - Largest city in Maryland, home to the Orioles and Ravens sports teams, is only a half-hour from Anne Arundel County.
  • Washington, D.C. - Nation's capital is about 40 miles west from Anne Arundel



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By car[edit]

Several major highways run through Anne Arundel County. Including I-97, which runs from Baltimore to Annapolis, MD-295, also known as the Baltimore Washington Parkway, which runs between Baltimore and Washington, and US-50/301, which runs to the renowned Chesapeake Bay Bridge.

Public transportation[edit]

Anne Arundel County, being situated between several major cities, is home to multiple public transportation agencies.

  • Maryland Transit Administration operates the Baltimore Light Rail service, which has two lines in Anne Arundel, serving BWI Airport and Glen Burnie. MTA also operate bus route 14 along the MD-2 corridor from Baltimore to Annapolis, #17 from Baltimore to Arundel Mills, and some express routes.
  • Annapolis Transit operates several routes in the city of Annapolis
  • Howard Transit operates the SILVER ROUTE between Columbia and BWI Airport.

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Stay safe[edit]

Crime is relatively low in this suburban county where the quality of living is high. It is important to be careful in mall and shopping center parking lots and practice common sense.

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