We may be biased, but we believe that Galena is the perfect small town for professionals, families, and retirees looking for a place to call home. In addition to our active local Government, charming businesses, and annual events; this page will give you more information on what makes Galena a great place to call home.

Find out what makes Galena, MD the perfect place to Live, Work, and Play. Follow the links below to explore our small town.


Due to the forecasted storm Friday night into Saturday, Mayor John Carroll has made an Emergency Declaration.  In order to keep our residents, their vehicles, and our maintenance staff safe


Vehicles may be parked in the municipal parking lot on Virginia Avenue, or the West end of Dogwood Plaza leaving access to the park restroom open. See pictures below for parking locations.
Thank you for helping keep Galena safe during this winter weather event.

Virginia Avenue Parking Lot
Dogwood Plaza Parking Lot

Town of Galena American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)
Non-Profit Revenue Loss Grant Program

The Town of Galena has allocated $25,000 from funds received from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) to help mitigate revenue losses for non-profit organizations that serviced residents and businesses within the corporate limits of Town of Galena during the period of April 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021, due to closures and Stay at Home Orders during the Covid-19 Pandemic. Losses must have exceeded $1,000, and awards will not exceed $5,000 to any one organization.
Applications will be accepted until all funds have been awarded but not later than March 1, 2022. .
Area Non-Profit Organizations that serviced the Town of Galena residents and businesses during this period above are encouraged to apply. The application can be found here.

Town of Galena’s Comprehensive Plan 2031

The process will be ongoing over the next several months.  We invite you to attend a monthly Planning and Zoning meeting.  The next meeting is on January 24th, at 6:00PM at Town Hall.  There will be a public workshop on Tuesday, February 15, 2022 at 6:30 PM – this will be an outreach workshop for residents, giving them the opportunity to provide input. Hope to see you there!