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Annapolis, Maryland

Annapolis, Maryland
Full nameCity of Annapolis
Official nameCity of Annapolis
Settlement typeCity
Motto"Vixi Liber Et Moriar" - "I have lived, and I shall die, free"
CountryUnited States
CountyAnne Arundel
MayorJoshua J. Cohen (2009-)
City CouncilCouncil members
Richard E. Israel (D)
Fred M. Paone (R)
Classie G. Hoyle (D)
Sheila M. Finlayson (D)
Mathew Silverman (D)
Kenneth Kirby (D)
Ian Pfeiffer (D)
Ross H. Arnett III (D)
Total Area7.6 sq mi (19.7 km2)
Land Area6.7 sq mi (17.4 km2)
Water Area0.9 sq mi (2.3 km2)
Elevation39 ft (11.9 m)
Total Population38394 (2010)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneEST (UTC-5)
- Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP Codes21401-21405, 21409, 21411-21412
Area code410, 443
FIPS code24-01600
GNIS feature ID0595031

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Annapolis is the capital of the U.S. state of Maryland, as well as the county seat of Anne Arundel County. It had a population of 38,394 at the 2010 census and is situated on the Chesapeake Bay at the mouth of the Severn River, 26 mi (41.8 km) south of Baltimore and about 29 mi (46.7 km) east of Washington, D.C. Annapolis is part of the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area. The city was the temporary capital of the United States in 1783 - 1784 and the site of the Annapolis Peace Conference, held in November 2007, at the United States Naval Academy. Annapolis is the home of St. John's College.

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