Essex Tourism Government Office
Things to do in Essex, MD
Essex is a suburb of Baltimore with a population of 39,307. Essex is in Baltimore County. Living in Essex offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes.
The town hosts beaches, parks, wetlands, a courthouse, and a museum which was once a school, courthouse, jail, and firehouse. The town has a strip of shops known as the business district on Eastern boulevard starting from Virginia avenue to Marlyn avenue. The business district originally started from Mace avenue to Marlyn Avenue. Essex has become a thriving area full of things to do and places to explore, simply find out for yourself on your next visit!
Baltimore ( BAWL-tim-or, locally: bawl-da-MOR or BAWL-mər) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Maryland, fourth most populous city in the Mid-Atlantic, and the 30th most populous city in the United States with a population of 585,708 in 2020. Baltimore was designated an independent city by the Constitution of Maryland in 1851, and today is the most populous independent city in the United States. As of 2021, the population of the Baltimore metropolitan area was estimated to be 2,838,327, making it the 20th largest metropolitan area in the country. Baltimore is located about 40 miles (64 km) north northeast of Washington, D.C., making it a principal city in the Washington–Baltimore combined statistical area (CSA), the third-largest CSA in the nation, with a 2021 estimated population of 9,946,526.Prior to European colonization, the Baltimore region was used as hunting grounds by the Susquehannock Native Americans, who were primarily settled further northwest than where the city was later built. Colonists from the Province of Maryland established the Port of Baltimore in 1706 to support the tobacco trade with Europe, and established the Town of Baltimore in 1729.