Easton : Maryland

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What it's Like to Retire in Easton

Easton is a town of about 15,000 in Maryland, about 27 miles from Annapolis, but on the Delaware side.  It is located very near the Chesapeake, which automatically makes it a very good town for boating. Frederick Douglass lived here. The town has a number of interesting festivals including the Talbot County Fair and the Waterfowl Festival.  Picture of Third Haven Meeting House courtesy of Wikipedia and Czoller, picture of the Anchorage, a historic home in Easton courtesy of Wikipedia and Linda Roy Walls.

 

Where to Retire in Easton and Home Prices

According to Zillow, the median home value was $264,600 in early 2018.

 

What is special about Easton

This is an old and more peaceful part of Maryland. Being near the Bay is a plus.
 

What is not special about Easton

Easton is at a bit of a distance from big cities.
 

Who will like retirement in Easton

Those who like classic, Southern style and a sleepier lifestyle retire here. It's also a big community for golfers and boaters.
 

Local economy is driven by

Local economy is driven mostly by small businesses.
 

Climate and Physical Environment

Weather is typical of Maryland: mild.
 

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

The annual festivals and fair make for an interesting town. ArtHouse Live is a resident theater company.
 

Crime

Easton's crime rate is lower than the national average.

 

Medical facilities

Memorial Hospital at Easton

 

Transportation

Baltimore/Washington airport is about 60 miles away.  Easton is considered a very walkable community.

 

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