Cobb Island

Cobb Island is a small town at the end of the Cobb Neck in Southern Maryland.

Get in

Cobb Island lies at the southern end of the Cobb Neck in Charles County, Maryland. It is at the end of a dead end two lane road, MD 257. To get to Cobb Island, take MD 257 South off of US 301 at Newburg Maryland. Keep driving until you run out of land. You have reached Cobb Island. Cobb Island is not served by bus, train, or ferry service.

Get around

Cobb Island is a small community. It is easily walkable. Most of the island is residential housing.


The town of Cobb Island lies both on the Island itself, and on Cobb Neck. The town is bisected by Neale Sound. Cobb Island is very scenic. There are still a number of watermen working out of Cobb Island, and their boats, along with a number of pleasure craft, can be seen tied up on Neale Sound.


Cobb Island is basically a lunch or dinner destination from other parts of Southern Maryland or the Northern Neck of Virginia. There are no notable historical sites or landmarks in Cobb Island. There are several good sea food restaurants in town. There is a private, but open to the public, 18 hole golf course at Swan Point, just north of Cobb Island. .


Eat and Drink


There are no hotels or motels in Cobb Island. There are some vacation rentals available by the week (check your favorite vacation rental web site). The nearest motels are on US 301, about 15 miles away. There are chain motels in La Plata, north on US 301 and in Dahlgren, south on US 301 across the Harry Nice Bridge.

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