Annapolis, Maryland - Facts & Figures
Annapolis is a colonial capital city, known since its earliest days as the "Athens of America," where one could find a wealth of cultural and social activities, gracious hospitality and intellectual stimulation. The city offers history, education, water, and hospitality. In its early days, the small seaport brought visitors from around the world to enjoy the ambiance and tidewater cuisine. Today, Annapolis draws more than four million tourists a year to our shores. Beneath the waters of Annapolis is the hull of the Peggy Stewart, which was burned during a tax revolt, and the great yacht "America" of America's Cup fame. Kunte Kinte was sold into slavery at the same harbor where the proud Selima, top class thoroughbred, whose bloodline produced Man O'War and other champions, disembarked. The working-class dock supports the technologies Olympic sailors use to train in Annapolis. Annapolis is considered "America's Sailing Capital."
- Population: 38509
- Industries: Construction, Professional, scientific, and technical services, Public administration, Retail trade
- Area Codes: 410, 443
- Zip Codes: 21401, 21402, 21403, 21404, 21405, 21411, 21412
- Surrounding Cities: Parole, St. Margarets