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About Cobb Island, Maryland

Cobb Island is a small residential island located in at the junction of the Potomac River and the Wicomico River. It is located approximately 45 miles south of Washington, DC in Charles County, Maryland. Cobb Island is separated from the mainland by Neale Sound, and connected by a 0.11-mile (180 m) long fixed bridge.Cobb Island has a small post office, a volunteer fire department and rescue squad , Baptist church, and small playground. Commercially, there are two seafood restaurants with marinas (Captain John's Crab House and Shymansky's Restaurant & Marina), a small bar and grill (The Scuttlebutt), a marina and bar/grill (Drift Away Bar & Grill at the Cobb Island Marina) and a small market (Cobb Island Market) with seasonal pizza parlor/ice cream store (Beaches and Cream).Maryland Route 254 serves as the only route into and out of Cobb Island.

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Cobb Island Facts

  • Population Total: 1,166
  • Square Miles: 0.4982
  • Elevation: 10
  • Postal Codes: 20625
  • Timezone: North American Eastern