Trappe is a town in Talbot County, Maryland, United States. The population was 1,077 at the 2010 census.
Trappe was incorporated in 1827. It may have been named for either wolf traps or a Trappist monastery.
Compton and The Wilderness are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Trappe is located at 38°39′36″N 76°3′29″W (38.659870, -76.058053).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.78 square miles (7.20 km2), all of it land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,077 people, 434 households, and 299 families residing in the town. The population density was 387.4 inhabitants per square mile (149.6/km2). There were 491 housing units at an average density of 176.6 per square mile (68.2/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 65.3% White, 28.1% African American, 0.6% Native American, 1.3% Asian, 2.4% from other races, and 2.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.3% of the population.
There were 434 households of which 32.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.4% were married couples living together, 14.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.1% were non-families. 23.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older.