Community Information

Frederick County, MD

Hospitals

Law Enforcement

  • Maryland State Police The mission of The Maryland State Police is to fulfill its role as the State's lead coordinating law enforcement organization committed to pride, equity, respect and integrity.
  • Division of Fire and Rescue Services The mission of the Frederick County Department of Fire/Rescue Services to provide the best quality of professional life safety, fire protection, basic emergency medical treatment, Advanced Life Support, and to mitigate and manage all emergencies for the citizens and visitors of the County.
  • Office of the County Attorney The County Attorney's Office will provide the best possible legal services to the Board of County Commissioners and all County boards and agencies.
  • Frederick County Sheriff's office The Frederick County Sheriff's Office is a full service law enforcement agency; an arm of the court, and a keeper of offenders.
  • Frederick County Treasurer's Office The Treasurer and her staff strive to provide prompt, courteous service to Frederick County taxpayers and the public in general

Transportation

  • American Airlines As the largest airline in the world, we have a lot to offer our customers in the U.S. and around the globe.
  • Appalachian Trail The Appalachian Trail in Maryland follows a forty-mile route along the backbone of South Mountain, a north-south ridge that extends from Pennsylvania to the Potomac River
  • Department of Highways and Transportation To develop and maintain County highway network including roadways, bridges, culverts and traffic control and safety programs.
  • D M Bowman Inc We exist to:Provide our customers with safe, reliable and courteous service; Conduct our business in a professional manner and to rely on honest and open communications; Operate with maximum productivity.
  • InterMove Global The fastest growing Freight Shipping company In cyberspace
  • Northwest Airlines Northwest Airlines is the world's fourth largest airline. Northwest and its travel partners serve more than 900 cities in more than 160 countries on six continents
  • The BusBank If you're looking for the easiest, most reliable and cost-effective way to charter a bus, you're in the right place.

Parks

  • Cunningham Falls State Park Cunningham Falls State Park, located in the Catoctin Mountains, is known for its history and scenic beauty, as well as its 78-foot cascading waterfall.
  • Frederick County Department of Parks and Recreation is committed to the highest level of care for our natural and historic resources while making the park facilities and the recreational programs available to allcommitted to the highest level of care for our natural and historic resources while making the park facilities and the recreational programs available to all
  • Gambrill State Park Three native stone overlooks, strategically located on the 1600-foot summit of High Knob, midway between the Mason-Dixon Line and the Potomac River, offer excellent and exciting views of the surrounding area.
  • Gathland State Park The park includes all of Crampton's Gap, which was the southern most gap fought over during the battle of South Mountain. Fought September 14, 1862, it was the first major battle of the Civil War fought in Maryland.
  • Greenbrier State Park Greenbrier is a multi-use park providing many kinds of recreation. The Appalachian Trail passes near the park. The 42-acre man-made lake and beach draw many visitors who enjoy swimming, canoeing, hiking, picnicking, interpretive programs and nature study
  • South Mountain State Park This historic park has over 10,000 acres for year-round hiking along the Appalachian Trail

Library

  • Frederick County Public Libraries We believe that a free and accessible Public Library is fundamental to a democratic society. The Public Library will provide facilities and an environment which connects people to ideas, experiences and information. The Public Library will meet the current and changing information needs of the community.
  • Historical Society-Frederick The Historical Society Library holds a variety of unique materials awaiting discovery. Letters, diaries, Civil War records, maps, genealogies, and books on local subjects all are available for use by historians and genealogists.
  • Scientific Library

Entertainment

  • Maryland Ensemble Theatre Maryland Ensemble Theatre is the place for art in Mid-Maryland.
  • National Museum-Civil War Med The National Museum of Civil War Medicine is the premiere repository of exhibits and artifacts devoted to the technological and procedural advances made in the medical field between 1861-1865. These changes occurred in the midst of tremendous social and economic upheaval.
  • Rose Hill Manor Park and Museums "Rose Hill Manor is a gracious lady who welcomes all ages to learn of the rich history that took place behind her doors". Frederick Magazine
  • Way Off Broadway Inc
  • Weinberg Center For The Arts By providing quality professional arts programs to the community, the Weinberg Center for the Arts, Inc. strives to entice, enliven, educate, and enchant patrons of all ages and interests.
Washington County, MD

Hospitals

  • Brook Lane Health Services Brook Lane provides individualized treatment to people of all ages, from children to elder adults. Our professional staff offers therapy on an outpatient and inpatient basis, through our continuum of care
  • Washington County Hospital
  • Western Maryland Hospital Center Western Maryland Hospital Center is known throughout Maryland for providing specialty healthcare services tailored to improving the quality of life of individuals with a variety of needs, in a caring, family atmosphere

Transportation

  • Hagerstown Regional Airport
  • American Airlines As the largest airline in the world, we have a lot to offer our customers in the U.S. and around the globe. Look below for information on the routes and places to fly, employment opportunities, company press releases, and much more
  • Greyhound Bus Lines
  • Atlantic Coast Trailways Atlantic Coast Trailways is a full-service charter motor coach company located in Hagerstown, Maryland
  • Avis Avis Rent A Car System, Inc. and its subsidiaries operate the world's second largest general-use car rental business, providing business and leisure customers with a wide range of services

Newspapers

Library

  • Washington County Free Library Serving Washington County, Maryland, and the Cumberland Valley since 1898, the Washington County Free Library System is dedicated to serving the personal, educational, and professional information needs of our communities

Entertainment

Jefferson County, WV

Law Enforcement

  • Prosecuting Attorney of Jefferson County The Prosecuting Attorney of Jefferson County prosecutes all violations of state law, both felonies and misdemeanors, in Circuit and Magistrate Courts.
  • Sheriff's Office The Law Enforcement Department of the county consists of the Sheriff, Chief Deputy, 12 sheriff's deputies, both full and part-time bailiffs, process server and clerical staff.
  • Office of Emergency Management The Office of Emergency Management is responsible for the development of emergency operations for the purpose of disaster preparedness, prevention, and recovery, with the intent of minimizing destruction and/or injury caused by natural or manmade disasters.

Hospitals

  • Jefferson Memorial Hospital Jefferson Memorial Hospital is a fully accredited, not-for-profit, 114-bed licensed, community hospital located in Ranson.

Parks

  • Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Harpers Ferry National Historical Park is located at the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers in the states of West Virginia, Virginia, and Maryland. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Meriwether Lewis, John Brown, "Stonewall" Jackson, and Frederick Douglass are just a few of the prominent individuals who left their mark on this place.
  • Jefferson County Parks

Transportation

  • Baltimore/Washington International Airport The Baltimore Washington International Airport serves residents and travelers inthe Baltimore/Washington Corridor.
  • Dulles International Airport Washington Dulles International Airport located in Dulles, Virginia, approximately 26 miles from downtown Washington, D.C
  • Reagan National Airport Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport located in Arlington County, Virginia just 4 miles from downtown Washington DC.
  • MARC Train A 187-mile communiting rail, system provides connections from depots at Martinsburg, Duffields and Harpers Ferry in WV. T
  • Amtrak Railways Here you'll find information to help you research your trip, find the best fare, book your tickets and get the most out of your Amtrak experience.
  • PanTran Bus Service PanTran is the business name for the non-profit public transportation service of the Eastern Panhandle Transit Authority (EPTA).

Entertainment

  • West Virginia's Mountain Heritage Arts & Crafts Festival Approximately 200 craftpersons, previously selected for the high quality of their products, will be selling and demonstrating their wares at this nationally acclaimed festival.
  • Washington Heritage Trail A world of enchantment awaits you along the Washington Heritage Trail, in West Virginia's scenic Eastern Panhandle.
  • Old Opera House The Old Opera House is located on Liberty and George Streets in Charles Town. They offer a wide selection of musical and dramatical theater performances. Groups are welcome; call for reservations.
Carroll County, MD

Hospitals

Law Enforcement

Transportation

Entertainment

Parks

Montgomery County, MD

Parks

Hospitals

  • Adventist HealthCare - is a non-profit, network of health care providers that includes hospitals, home health agencies, nursing centers and other health care services.
  • Holy Cross Hospital - is a faith-based, mission-driven community teaching hospital serving the residents of Montgomery and Prince George's Counties.
  • Laurel Regional Hospital - is a full-service community hospital serving northern Prince George's County and Montgomery, Howard, and Anne Arundel counties with 146 beds and 670 employees.
  • Suburban Hospital Healthcare System - is a community-owned hospital serving Montgomery County and the surrounding area since 1943.

Entertainment

  • Adventure Theatre World premieres, comedies, musicals, classics, contemporary works--you'll see them all in this 53rd season!
  • Imagination Stage - is the largest and most respected multi-disciplinary theatre arts organization for young people in the region.
  • Olney Theatre Center - offers a diverse array of professional productions year-round that enrich, nurture and challenge a broad range of artists, audiences and students. One of two state theaters of Maryland, OTC is situated on 14 acres in the heart of the beautiful Washington-Baltimore-Frederick "triangle," within easy access of all three cities.
  • Round House Theatre Each season, Round House presents an eclectic body of work on its MainStage. Our plays range from world premieres through the finest writing of this century to contemporary adaptations of the classics.
  • The National Capital Trolley Museum The collections consist of 17 streetcars from Washington D.C. and other cities. Many of these are operated on a one-mile demonstration railway.
Adams County, PA

Hospitals

Law Enforcement

  • Clerk Of Courts is an elected officer of the Court and has custody of a seal of the Court. She is elected by the people of Adams County, and commissioned by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. She is the Clerk of Orphan's Court and the Clerk of the Criminal Court.
  • District Attorney ll continue to provide the County with an efficient and orderly administration of justice.
  • New Oxford Fire Company's
  • Sheriff  The Sheriff's mission is to provide service of civil and criminal documents for the court and community, transport all prisoners for Court of Common Pleas, serve warrants for the court, issue License to Carry Firearms and License to Sell Firearms and provide security for the three (3) courtrooms.
  •  Treasurer is an elected position for a term of four years. The treasurer and staff are responsible for receipting and depositing all monies received by the county and releasing and disbursing all expenditures on the treasury.

Library

  • Adams County Library System
  • Law Library is intended as a legal research facility for the use of the Adams County Court of Common Pleas, County officials, County attorneys and the general public. The focus of the collection is Pennsylvania law.
  • Park Library & Research Center The park library maintains a collection of books and records relative to the American Civil War, the Gettysburg Campaign, dedication of the Soldiers National Cemetery, and the development, interpretation, and administration of Gettysburg National Military Park.

Transportation

  • Adams County Transit Authority
  • Adams County Transportation Appointed by the various interest groups involved in the transportation planning process, ACTPO reviews and makes funding recommendations to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) regarding semi-annual updates to the Adams County Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).
Franklin County, PA

Parks

Hospitals

  • Summit Health oday, Summit Health reaches across greater Franklin County to provide health care services where once there were few. The non-profit parent organization of Chambersburg Hospital and Waynesboro Hospital, Summit Health is the region's primary health care provider and largest non-governmental employer.

Transportation

Entertainment

Berkeley County, WV

Hospitals

Parks

  • Berkeley Springs State Park - is located in the center of Berkeley Springs, West Virginia. The Bathhouse first opened in 1930. Since then, thousands have enjoyed the variety of baths and treatments in the warm mineral waters that flow from the springs at a constant temperature of 74.3 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Cacapon Resort Park - received its name from being located in the shadows of the wide expanse of Cacapon Mountain. This mountain is the highest peak in the eastern panhandle of West Virginia reaching an elevation of 2,300 feet.
  • Antietam Battle Field Established by Act of Congress on August 30, 1890, this Civil War site marks the end of General Robert E. Lee's first invasion of the North in September 1862. The battle claimed more than 23,000 men killed, wounded, and missing in one single day, September 17,1862, and led to Lincoln's issuance of the Emancipation Proclamation.
  • Shenandoah National Park
  • Harpers Ferry National Historical Park - is located at the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers in the states of West Virginia, Virginia, and Maryland. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Meriwether Lewis, John Brown, "Stonewall" Jackson, and Frederick Douglass are just a few of the prominent individuals who left their mark on this place.

Newspapers

Transportation

Entertainment

  • River Riders, Inc Only one hour from the D.C. and Baltimore Metro Regions, River Riders delivers the finest white water rafting, tubing, kayaking, canoeing, mountain biking, and fishing adventures on the beautiful Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers (class I-III) in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia where Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia come together.
  • The Apollo Civic Theatre The historic theatre first opened its doors in 1913, and since has continuously served as the center of culture for residents of and visitors to Martinsburg and Berkeley County. Designed by famed architect Chappie Kent, who also designed the Knickerbocker Theatre in Washington, DC, the Apollo Theatre has become a cultural landmark in downtown Martinsburg.
  • Bunker Hill Antiques The dealers' and decorators' choice for fine antiques and collectibles.
  • Crim de la Crim Fine Collectibles & Antiques.
  • Berkeley County Historical Society - is a focus group dedicated to the preservation and perpetuation of history in Berkeley County West Virginia. Develop the Belle Boyd House as an educational center depository for historical papers and materials. Restore and protect the artifacts, documents, and manuscripts.
Howard County, MD

City Sites

Hospitals

Parks

Law Enforcement

  • County Administration fosters interdepartmental coordination and provides day-to-day administrative and technical support to ensure efficient operation of government and effective use of tax dollars in delivering services
  • Department of Fire and Rescue Howard County Fire & Rescue is a combination system in that services are provided through a partnership of volunteers and career personnel
  • Howard County State's Attorney is responsible for the investigation and prosecution of all criminal cases within the geographical boundaries of Howard County
  • Police Department
  • Sheriff's Office The mission of the Howard County Sheriff's Office is to provide judicial enforcement and physical security for the Circuit Court, to provide a variety of quality services for citizens, and to assist other law enforcement agencies in maintaining law and order in Howard County

Library

  • Howard County Library provides lifelong education, inspire a world of ideas, and ignite the power of knowledge

Transportation

Entertainment

  • African Art Museum Of Maryland Exhibits of African artworks, lectures, workshops, events.
  • Chesapeake Shakespeare Company is a collection of local artists with diverse talents ands skills that create outstanding live performances of great plays that will be approachable, meaningful, and entertaining to audiences.
  • Columbia Orchestra In the fall of 1977 a handful of local string players began playing classical music as the Columbia Chamber Orchestra.
  • Commodore Joshua Barney House Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Commodore Joshua Barney House (Circa 1760) is best known for the historic hero who made it his home.
  • Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum The oldest railroad station in America features living history programs, changing exhibits, working HO scale model of first 13 miles of railroad in America and caboose to climb on.
  • Olney Theatre Center offers a diverse array of professional productions year-round that enrich, nurture and challenge a broad range of artists, audiences and students.