Dares Beach, Maryland

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Dares Beach, Maryland
Unincorporated community
Dares Beach is located in Maryland
Dares Beach
Dares Beach
Coordinates: 38°33′42″N 76°30′56″W / 38.56167°N 76.51556°W / 38.56167; -76.51556Coordinates: 38°33′42″N 76°30′56″W / 38.56167°N 76.51556°W / 38.56167; -76.51556
CountryUnited States
Elevation3 ft (0.9 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code20678
Area code(s)410, 443, and 667
GNIS feature ID590064[1]

Dares Beach is a small residential unincorporated community located in Calvert County, Maryland. Dares Beach is situated along the Chesapeake Bay. It utilizes the Prince Frederick, Maryland zip code and is approximately 4 miles east of the town center of Prince Frederick, Maryland at the eastern terminus of MD 402. Notable residents of Dares Beach include former Maryland state senator and Patuxent River advocate Bernie Fowler, spy novelist Tom Clancy, and television/film actor Michael Willis, whose credits include HBO's The Wire and Men in Black.


  1. ^ "Dares Beach". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.