Southern Maryland is a place that is great for raising families, vacationing and eating. St. Mary’s County is one of the most popular locations of Southern Maryland due to economic growth. St. Mary’s County sits on the banks of prestigious St. Mary’s river. The economy of the area is now largely governed by the heavy military presence, as the area is home to the Patuxent River Naval Air Station, the Navy’s primary air-test facility, and Andrews Air Force Base, the home of Air Force One.
Many friendly towns and communities lie within St. Mary’s County. These include California, Charlotte Hall, Hollywood, Leonardtown, Lexington Park, Mechanicsville, and St. Mary’s City. As of 2010, the population of St. Mary’s County was 105,151.The largest employer in this area is Patuxent River Naval Air Station and its related aerospace contract firms. The county houses the Naval Air Station Patuxent River, which includes Naval Air Systems Command, which is a major contributor to the local economy. It is also possible to live in this lovely community and commute to other areas. Many residents in this area also commute to Washington DC or Annapolis.
Residing in southern Maryland is a wonderful lifetime experience. The beautiful towns of Solomons Island and Chesapeake Beach are favorite weekend tourist resorts. Maryland International Raceway and Budds Creek Raceway attract many auto and motocross racing enthusiasts. This Chesapeake Bay destination is brimming with history, outdoor fun, and vibrant culture. This area truly is the mid-Atlantic’s best kept travel secret. So take some time to get to know the area. Feel free to stop by and say hello to us at Agape Auto Service as well and take advantage of our web special for an oil change and Free inspection.