Easton : Maryland


What It Is 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, photo of Courthouse in Downtown Easton courtesy of Wikipedia and Marylandstater (public domain).


Where to Retire in Easton and Home Prices

According to Zillow, the median home value was $345,870 in mid-2021.


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.


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


Medical Facilities

Memorial Hospital at Easton



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


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