It is a little less than a month away from General Election Day, which will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 6. If you are a registered voter, we encourage you to participate in this year’s election. There are several ways you can vote, including absentee voting, early voting, or election day voting.

Charles County has 382 farms spread across approximately 46,000 acres that contribute to the local economy and culture. To help meet their business needs, last year, the Charles County Board of Commissioners provided funding for the Economic Development Department’s agriculture business deve…

Access to clean water is essential to your health and well-being. The Department of Public Works Utilities Division is responsible for ensuring the county’s water supply is safely and effectively managed and wastewater is handled appropriately to protect public health. County staff operate t…

September is National Preparedness Month and it is a great time for you and your family to review preparedness information for severe weather. During the fall season, Charles County is at risk for hurricanes, high winds, and severe thunderstorms. The Department of Emergency Services reminds …

Road safety for drivers, cyclists and pedestrians is important throughout the year, but especially as the school year begins, it is vital that all residents remain focused and vigilant on and near roadways. The Department of Public Works houses two divisions that work together to improve you…

Whether you are a team player, cardio enthusiast, or overall sports fan, our Department of Recreation, Parks, and Tourism has an activity or program to satisfy your fitness needs. You can enjoy drop-in activities such as basketball, volleyball, pickleball, table tennis, and open swim without…

Charles County is a captivating escape just outside the nation’s capital, bursting with legendary figures and treasures. Our great county has a rich history and many sites along national and state scenic byways and heritage trails. One such byway is the Religious Freedom National Scenic Bywa…

Our tourism attractions, from parks and trails, to historic sites and farms, are what make Charles County a unique trip for visitors, as well as a place that residents are proud to call home. Our Tourism Division within in the Department of Recreation, Parks and Tourism is currently implemen…

Chapel Point State Park, located approximately 5 miles south of La Plata off Chapel Point Road, is an 821-acre hidden gem in Charles County. The park offers you and your family great opportunities to enjoy the natural, historic and cultural features of the Port Tobacco River region. To furth…

As a taxpayer, your investment supports vital community priorities like the county’s schools, sheriff’s office, transportation, parks, and many other services that positively influence our quality of life. Let’s explore the recently adopted budget for next year, which provides the details on…