Mechanicsville is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in St. Mary's County, Maryland. It is adjacent to the community of Charlotte Hall, which is known for its agriculture, Amish population, large farmers' market/flea market, and the Maryland Veterans Home. Mechanicsville has many small businesses and restaurants along Maryland Route 5 and Maryland Route 235. This community is served by the St. Mary's County Public Schools including Chopticon High School.
- Steny Hoyer, Minority Whip of the United States House of Representatives.
- Daryl Thompson, rookie pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds (and a 2003 graduate of La Plata High School).
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