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Get a glimpse of La Plata, MD by clicking on the arrows in the photo rotator, then take a deeper look by exploring the galleries below.

Regency Furniture Stadium in Waldorf, MD

Waldorf's Regency Furniture Stadium is home to the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs.

Indian Head Rail Trail in Charles County, MD

Bikers, joggers, and even a few deer populate the Indian Head Rail Trail that stretches from Indian Head, Md., all the way to White Plains.

TechFire in Charles County, MD

TechFire, created by the Energetics Technology Center, helps local entrepreneurs find success.

The fountain at Centennial Plaza in La Plata, MD

The fountain at Centennial Plaza in La Plata, MD

The Nice Memorial Bridge

The Nice Memorial Bridge crosses the Potomac River between Charles County and King George County, Va.

Civista Medical Center in La Plata, MD

Civista Medical Center in La Plata, MD

Thomas Stone National Historic Site in Port Tobacco, MD

Thomas Stone National Historic Site in Port Tobacco, MD honors the man who made an impact on the foundation of our country by signing the Declaration of Independence.

Regency Furniture Stadium Near La Plata, MD

Charles County is home to a $25 million, 4,500-seat baseball stadium - Regency Furniture Stadium - the home of the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs.

La Plata, MD Historic Train Station Attraction

This historic building recalls the railroad's impact on La Plata and Charles County during 1800s growth boom and includes an authentic red caboose.

La Plata, MD Area Blue Crabs

About one-third of the nation's blue crabs come from Southern Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay. Blue crabs are only in season from approximately June through October, so both foodies and fishermen have just four months out of the year to enjoy them.

College of Southern Maryland near La Plata, MD

When companies locate or relocate to a community, a key factor in their search can be whether there is a strong education system in place. LaPlata gets high marks in that area, thanks to Charles County Public Schools, private schools and nearby College of Southern Maryland in Waldorf.

Cobb Island near La Plata, MD

Cobb Island, a 290-acre triangle located 22 miles south of La Plata, offers gorgeous sunsets and freshly caught seafood. Surrounded by the Wicomico and Potomac rivers and the Neale Sound, Cobb Island used to be a summer retreat but today is home to 400 year-round families.

Civista Medical Center in La Plata, MD

Civista Medical Center in La Plata, MD, has been named one of 25 hospitals nationwide (and the only one in Maryland) as Most Improved for its use of information technology to enhance the quality of health care.

Christ Episcopal Church in La Plata, MD

La Plata is home to landmarks such as St. Ignatius Church, founded in 1641 and the nation's oldest active Catholic parish; and Christ Episcopal Church (pictured here), which has been in existence since 1683.

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