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Soil Surveys

Soil Survey Maps and Reports

Soil Survey Information for Maryland and the District of Columbia

Web Soil Survey - Official USDA soils information, interactive soils maps and reports.

Maps of Selected Soil Properties

The following documents require Adobe Acrobat

Major Land Resource Areas of Maryland and the District of Columbia(MLRA map) (PDF; 753 KB)
Hydrologic Soil Group Map (PDF; 2 MB)
Land Capability Class Map (PDF; 3 MB)
Farmland Classification Map (PDF; 2 MB)
Drainage Class Map (PDF; 3 MB)


Phillip S. King
State Soil Scientist
Phone: 302-678-4172