Leonardtown is in the Third Election District of St. Mary's County. The town is centrally located in the county and lies at the head of Breton Bay. MD Rt. 5 is the major highway, running east to west, and MD Rt. 245 runs north to intersect with MD Rt. 235.

The population of Leonardtown is approximately 5,164 as of July 2020. . Housing is generally single family in small scattered developments with a few townhouses and apartments. Leonardtown's central location in St. Mary's County, distinction as county seat, central utilities, and offer of future job opportunities, is insuring better than average development.

A Mayor and a five member Town Council, all of whom serve for four-year terms, govern Leonardtown. Town Council meetings are held on the second Monday of each month a 4:00 p.m. in the Town Office and the public is invited.

Mayor:
The Honorable Dan Burris
mayor@leonardtownmd.gov

Council:
Tyler Alt
tyleralt@gmail.com

Nick Colvin
nick.colvin@leonardtownmd.gov

Christy Hollander
Christy.hollander@leonardtownmd.gov

J. "Jay" Maguire Mattingly, IV
  jay.mattingly@leonardtownmd.gov

Mary Maday Slade
maryslade1125@gmail.com

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or concerns.

Town Office Hours

Monday Friday 8:30 a.m. 4:30 p.m.
E-mail: Click to Email Us
Town Web Page: leonardtown.somd.com
Town Administrator: Laschelle McKay

Leonardtown operates its own wastewater treatment plant and its own water system.
Wastewater Treatment Plant, P.O. Box 1, Leonardtown, MD 20650
Physical Address: 22620 Van Wert Lane, Leonardtown, MD 20650
Phone: (301) 475-5445 (emergency after hrs: (301) 475-8016)
Joe Bucior, Utilities Superintendent