Maryland USA

US State of Maryland

Maryland , one of the Middle Atlantic states of the United States.

Maryland is bounded by Delaware and the Atlantic Ocean (E), the District of Columbia (S), Virginia and West Virginia (S, W) and Pennsylvania (N).

Maryland is a state of the United States, one of the South Atlantic States (considered part of the Mid-Atlantic States and sometimes part of the Northeast).

Its U.S. postal abbreviation is MD .  Its Associated Press abbreviation is Md.

Maryland was one of the thirteen colonies that revolted against British rule in the American Revolution.

A seaboard state, E Maryland is divided by Chesapeake Bay, which runs almost to the northern border; thus the region of Maryland called the Eastern Shore is separated from the main part of the state and is dominated by the bay. For the most part, the erratic course of the Potomac River separates the main part of Maryland from Virginia (to the south) and the long, narrow western handle from West Virginia (to the south and west). The District of Columbia cuts a rectangular indentation into the state just below the falls of the Potomac.

The main part of the state is divided by the fall line, which runs between the upper end of Chesapeake Bay and Washington, D.C.; to the north and west is the rolling Piedmont, rising to the Blue Ridge and to the Pennsylvania hills.

Maryland Population

Population of Maryland is 5,773,552 according to 2010 census.

Annapolis , with its well-preserved Colonial architecture and 18th-century waterfront, is the Maryland state capital; it is also the site of the U.S. Naval Academy. Baltimore , with a large percentage of the state's population, is the dominant metropolis.

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Maryland Time Zone

Maryland is in the Eastern Time Zone in the United States of America (USA).  Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 5 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-5).

Current time now in Time Zone: America New York (USA Eastern Time)

USA & Canada clocks

Daylight Saving Time dates 2015

Sunday 8 March 2015 2am local time
until Sunday 1 November 2015 2am local time
see: for details

USA and Canada Standard Time Date schedules here

Eastern Time - USA & Canada

ET ~ East Coast Time

Eastern Standard Time ( EST ) = GMT-5

Eastern Daylight Time ( EDT ) = GMT-4

What time zone is Maryland in?

Maryland is in the Eastern Time Zone in the United States of America (USA). Eastern Standard Time ( EST ) is 5 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT-5 ).

Does Maryland observe Daylight Saving Time?

Like most states in the USA, Daylight-Saving Time ( DST ) is observed in Maryland , where the time is shifted forward by 1 hour to Eastern Daylight Time ( EDT );  which is 4 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT-4 ).

After the Summer months the time in Maryland is shifted back by 1 hour to US Eastern Standard Time (EST) or (GMT-5).

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Towns and Cities in Maryland

Annapolis, Maryland
Baltimore, Maryland
Bel Air, Maryland
Berlin, Maryland
Berwyn Heights, Maryland
Bladensburg, Maryland
Brunswick, Maryland
Burkittsville, Maryland
Catonsville, Maryland
Chesapeake Beach
Chesapeake City, Maryland
Chestertown, Maryland
Cheverly, Maryland
Chevy Chase, Maryland
College Park, Maryland
Cottage City
Cumberland, Maryland
District Heights
Frederick, Maryland
Friendship Heights
Frostburg, Maryland
Greenbelt, Maryland
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Garrett Park, Maryland
Glen Echo
Grantsville, Maryland
Hagerstown, Maryland
Hampstead, Maryland
Havre de Grace, Maryland
Hyattsville, Maryland
Indian Head, Maryland
La Plata, Maryland
Landover Hills
Leonardtown, Maryland
Manchester, Maryland
Martin's Additions
Mount Airy, Maryland
New Carrollton
New Windsor
North Beach, Maryland
North Chevy Chase
North East, Maryland
Ocean, Maryland
Perryville, Maryland
Poolesville, Maryland
Port Deposit, Maryland
Preston, Maryland
Princess Anne
Riverdale Park
Rock Hall
Rockville, Maryland
Salisbury, Maryland
Smithsburg, Maryland
Snow Hill
Somerset, Maryland
Sykesville, Maryland
Takoma Park, Maryland
Taneytown, Maryland
Union Bridge, Maryland
University Park
Washington, Maryland