Charles County Map Pen: A Simple Way to Show Our Strategic Location

Posted by: Economic Development Team on Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Have you ever struggled to explain to a stranger where exactly Charles County is located?

We’ve tried it all: south of Washington D.C., west of the Chesapeake Bay, 10 miles south of National Harbor, close to the Capital…the list goes on and on.

The Department of Economic Development has created a better way to showcase the County’s strategic location: the Charles County Map Pen. Simply, expand the map to show off exactly where the County is located.

You can get your very own map pen with a purchase at one of these local businesses:


Be sure to share your Map Pen adventures with us on social media using #CharlesMapPen!

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Ignite Entrepreneurship: Tips for Success from the College of Southern Marylandís Entrepreneur and Innovation Institute

Published: Monday, July 17, 2017

In our newest blog series, “Ignite Entrepreneurship,” we profile local entrepreneurs to learn more about what “ignited” their success, and also gain insights about being an entrepreneur in Charles County. For the first blog of this series, we sat down with Thomas Luginbill, director of the College of Southern Maryland’s newly-established Entrepreneur and Innovation Institute (EII).

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“We are proud to be a key part of Charles County’s future and we heartily encourage other, cutting-edge companies to join us.”

Doug Egan
Chief Executive Officer
Competitive Power Ventures

“Charles County’s strategic location in the DC Metro region affords us networking and business opportunities with some of the top names in our industry."

George Nash
Director of Business Development