Easton, Md.

Easton is the most populated of the towns in Talbot County (approximately 17,000 residents), and it has been the most developed. Easton is the home of many young families and a place to retire for those looking for a place with downtown amenities: restaurants, shopping and professional services. Easton is host to an incredible YMCA and most of the county’s great public schools.

The Easton Memorial Hospital has played a large part in the development in the area, making Easton a large medical community. An attractive downtown offers boutique shopping and the convenience of some chain stores.


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Lovely communities

Whether you’re a young family or a couple looking to retire, Easton has a community well suited to your needs.

  • Easton Village: for waterfront amenities, walking paths and proximity to shopping
  • Cooke’s Hope: for fine homes, open pastures and peace
  • Easton Club: for families at all stages, access to golf and
  • Easton Club East: a 55+ community for active living, with great amenities

Easy access

While nearby towns of St. Michaels and Oxford are only 10 or 15 minutes away, many people choose to settle in Easton for easier access to shops, dining and medical services:

  • Large retailers like Target, Wal-Mart, Lowes, Kohl’s, and J.C. Penny
  • Restaurant chains, including Panera Bread, Dairy Queen, Chipotle and Olive Garden
  • Local favorites like Mason’s, Out of the Fire, Scossa and Doc’s Downtown Grill
  • Easton Memorial Hospital and other medical offices along Idlewild Ave.