Cities in Maryland, United States

Cities in Maryland

Maryland is a state located in the mid-Atlantic or Southern region. The state borders five U.S. states: Pennsylvania to the north, Delaware and the Atlantic Ocean to the east, West Virginia and Virginia to the south. Annapolis, located on Chesapeake Bay in Anne Arundel County, is the capital of Maryland. It is one of the smallest states in the U.S. with an area of 12,405.93 square miles and has an estimated population of 6.06 million in 2019. Maryland have 603 ZIP Codes.

The United States state of Maryland has five regions.The Western Region, Capital Region, Central Region, Southern Region and the Eastern Shore Region with 23 counties, 157 towns and 1 Independent city. The largest city in Maryland is Baltimore.

Five Largest Cities In Maryland


The city of Baltimore is the state’s most populated city with a population of 602,495 individuals and 30th most populous city in the United States. Baltimore is located in central Maryland and was founded on the Patapsco River in 1729. It is situated 40 miles northeast of Washington, D.C. Baltimore MD has sixty ZIP codes

Baltimore is Maryland’s economic hub and is known for being a prominent tourist attraction: Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, B&O Railroad Museum, National Aquarium, Inner Harbor, the 19th century Baltimore Museum of Art and world-renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital.


Columbia is Maryland’s second most populated city, with a population of 103,170. It is located in Howard County, about 14.60 miles southeast of Baltimore. Columbia MD has four ZIP codes of 21044, 21045,  and 21046 for standard and 20588 for unique.

Robinson Nature Center, Lake Kittamaqundi, Patapsco Valley State Park, Lake Elkhorn and Blandair Regional Park are very nice sightseeing places to visit in Columbia.


Germantown was founded in 1830s by German immigrants, located in Montgomery County situated 28 miles northwest of Washington, DC. Germantown is third biggest city in Maryland and has a population of 91,447. Germantown MD has three ZIP codes of 20874 and 20876 for standard and 20875 for post office boxes.

Seneca Creek State Park, Black Hill Regional Park, Butler’s Orchard, Black Hill Nature Programs and Visitor Center and Little Seneca Lake best places to see in Germantown MD.

Silver Spring

Silver Spring has a population of 79,483, which ranks as the fourth most populated city in Maryland. The city is located in Montgomery County second largest after Germantown. Its is 6 miles north of Washington, DC.

Silver Spring MD has eighteen ZIP codes of 20901, 20902, 20903, 20904, 20905, 20906, 20910 and 20912 for standard, 20907, 20908, 20911, 20913, 20914, 20915, 20916 and 20918 for post office boxes and 20993 and 20997 for unique.

National Museum of Health and Medicine, Saint Camillus Church, Washington DC Temple, Sligo Creek Stream Valley Park, Ellsworth Urban Park, Greenbelt Park and Bladensburg Waterfront Park the most exciting places to visit in Silver Spring MD.


Waldorf is Maryland’s fifth most largest city, with a population of 73,223 individuals. Founded in 1880, the city is located in  in Charles County, Maryland, United States. Situated 23 miles south-southeast of Washington, D.C.

Waldorf MD has four ZIP codes of 20601, 20602,  and 20603 for standard and 20604 for post office boxes.

Fort Washington Park, Piscataway Park, Laurel Springs Regional Park, Bensville Park and Cedarville State Forest are popular place for outdoor recreation in Waldorf MD.

Top Ten Cities In Maryland

Below is a list of the Maryland cities ranked by population.

Rank City Population
1 Baltimore 602,495
2 Columbia 103,170
3 Germantown 91,447
4 Silver Spring 79,483
5 Waldorf 73,223
6 Frederick 72,146
7 Ellicott City 71,737
8 Glen Burnie 68,768
9 Gaithersburg 68,289
10 Rockville 68,268




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