State AbbreviationMD
StatehoodApril 28, 1788
State CapitalAnnapolis
State SizeTotal (Land + Water): 12,407 sq miles; Land Only: 9,774 sq miles
Number of Counties23
State Population (2010)5,773,552
Electoral Votes10
State Quarter Issue Date13-Mar-00
State MottoFatti maschii, parole femine (Manly deeds, womanly words)
State FlowerBlack-eyed susan
State BirdBaltimore Oriole
NicknameFree State, Old Line State
Area Codes227, 240, 249, 280, 301, 410, 443, 667
Top 5 Cities (2010 population)Baltimore (620,961)
Frederick (65,239)
Rockville (61,209)
Gaithersburg (59,933)
Bowie (54,727)
Major Sports TeamsMLB: Baltimore Orioles
NFL: Baltimore Ravens
Federal PrisonsNone
Federal Correctional InstitutionsFederal Correctional Institution, Cumberland
State PrisonsBaltimore City Correctional Center
Baltimore City Detention Center (formerly historic Baltimore City Jail)
Baltimore Pre-Release Unit
Baltimore Pre-Release Unit for Women
Baltimore Pre-Release Unit for Women-Annex
Brockbridge Correctional Facility – Jessup
Chesapeake Detention Facility (previously the Maryland Correctional Adjustment Center – also known as “Super Max”)
Eastern Correctional Institution – Princess Anne, Somerset County
Eastern Pre-Release Unit – Princess Anne, Somerset County
Home Detention Unit
Jessup Pre-Release Unit – Jessup
Maryland Correctional Institution – Hagerstown (constructed mid-1930s)
Jessup Correctional Institution – Jessup
Maryland Correctional Institution – Jessup
Maryland Correctional Institution – Women – Jessup
Maryland Correctional Training Center – Hagerstown
Maryland House of Correction Annex – Jessup
Maryland Reception, Diagnostic and Classification Center – Baltimore
Metropolitan Transition Center – Baltimore (formerly historic Maryland Penitentiary, established 1811)
North Branch Correctional Institution – Cumberland
Patuxent Institution – Jessup
Poplar Hill Pre-Release Unit
Roxbury Correctional Institution – Hagerstown
Southern Maryland Pre-Release Unit
Herman L. Toulson Boot Camp – Jessup
Western Correctional Institution – Cumberland

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