About Essex, MD

When Essex was first founded, it was only composed of 10 city blocks. Today, it has grown to become nearly 12 square miles. This little town has not only expanded in size, however. With a population that seems to be ever-growing, the past decades have also seen new schools built, new businesses opening, and parks created. With such a rich historic past, a large part of Essex's culture revolves around remembering and preserving its historical buildings.