Connectivity to capital, talent, mentors, and markets is everything in a global economy. Charles County’s ecosystem of assets connects businesses with the essentials for achievement.

Located 30 minutes from Washington DC and within easy reach of Baltimore and Richmond, Charles County boasts easy access to customers via rail, road, and sky . Partnerships abound when all federal and military installations, top universities, and health care collaborators are within a 30-to-60-minute drive.

Affordable real estate and abundant recreational assets attract educated residents—28.7% of whom hold bachelor’s degrees or higher. Their loyalty to our community and support of key industries foster the start-up, location, and expansion of area businesses.

The Charles County Economic Development Department helps businesses connect the dots between ideas and income, providing business support, workforce training, and incentives necessary for growth.



Connecting the dots between ideas and income.



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