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Aaron; run, a small branch of Savage River in Garrett County.

Abbey; point in Harford County, projecting into the mouth of Bush River.

Abell; post village in St. Mary County.

Aberdeen; creek, a small branch of South River in Anne Arundel County.

Aberdeen; post village in Harford County on the Baltimore and Ohio and the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington railroads. Population 600.

Abingdon; post village in Harford County.

Accident; post village in Garrett County.

Accokeek; post village in Prince George County.

Acre; creek, a small branch of Big Annemessex River in Somerset County.

Adam; small, almost entirely marshy island in Chesapeake Bay, Dorchester County.

Adamstown; post village in Frederick County on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

Adelina; post village in Calvert County.

Adkins; small pond drained by Givens Branch in Wicomico County.

Admiral; post village in Anne Arundel County.

Ady; village in Harford County.

Aikin; post village in Cecil County on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

Aireys; post village in Dorchester County on the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad.

Aisquith; neck, small strip of land in Dorchester County, lying between Far Creek and Honga River.

Alberton; post village in Howard County on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

Aldino; post village in Harford County.

Aleck; pond, a small inlet of Isle of Wight Bay in Worcester County.

Alesia; post village in Carroll County on the Western Maryland Railroad.

Allegany County, in the western mountainous part of the State, limited on the south by Potomac River, the south boundary of the State, on the north by Mason and Dixon's line, which is the southern boundary of the State of Pennsylvania, on the east by Washington County, and on the west by Garrett County. The surface is an alternation of ridges and valleys, trending nearly northeast and southwest, the latter drained by streams flowing into Potomac River. The area of the county is 432 square miles, of which more than one-fourth, or 75,900 acres, was under cultivation in 1900. The population for the same year was 53,694. The county seat and chief city is Cumberland, a coal-mining center of much importance, with a population of 17,128 in 1900. The average magnetic declination in the county in 1900 was 4° 5' west. The annual rainfall commonly ranges between 45 and 50 inches and the mean annual temperature between 45° and 50°. Allegany; post village in Allegany County on the Cumberland and Pennsylvania Railroad.

Allegany Grove; village in Allegany County.

Allegany Heights; summit of Backbone Mountain in Garrett County; height, 3,187 feet.

Allen; village in Wicomico County.

Allen Fresh; village in Charles County.

Allibone; village in Harford County.

Allomay; creek, heads in Pennsylvania and fows through Carroll County into the Monocacy River.

Almshouse; creek, small branch of South River in Anne Arundel County. Alpha; post village in Howard County.

Altamont; post village in Garrett County on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. Ambrose; run, a small branch of Cherry Run in Garrett County.

American Corners; post village in Caroline County.

Ammendale; post village in Prince George County on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

Amos; falls, in Susquehanna River in Cecil and Harford counties.

Amos; small island in Susquehanna River in Harford County.

Amos; post village in Harford County.

Anacostia; river, rising in Prince George County and flowing through the District of Columbia into Potomac River.

Andersontown; post village in Caroline County.

Andora; post village in Cecil County.

Annapolis; city and the capital of the State, situated in Anne Arundel County on the Annapolis, Washington and Baltimore and the Baltimore and Annapolis Short Line railroads. Population, 8,525.

Annapolis Harbor; small inlet of Severn River in Anne Arundel County.

Annapolis Junction; station in Howard County on the Annapolis, Washington and Baltimore and the Baltimore and Ohio railroads.

Annapolis Roads; a small inlet of Chesapeake Bay in Anne Arundel County.

Anne Arundel County, situated in the central part of the State, bounded on the north by Baltimore County, east by Chesapeake Bay, south by Calvert County, west by Patuxent River and Prince George County, and northwest by Howard County. The surface is of a rolling character, but has no very elevated points. The area of the county is 425 square miles, of which more than one-half, or 148,325 acres, was under cultivation in 1900. The county seat and largest city is Annapolis, the capital and oldest city in the State, with a population of 8,525 in 1900. The average magnetic declination in the county in 1900 was 5° 0' west. The annual rainfall commonly ranges between 45 and 50 inches, and the mean annual temperature between 45° and 50°.

Antietam; river, a branch of Potomac River in Washington County.

Ape Hole; creek, small stream flowing into Pocomoke Sound in Somerset County.

Applegarth; post village on Hooper Bland in Dorchester County.

Appleton; post village in Cecil County.

Aquasco; post village in Prince George County.

Araby; post village in Frederick County on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

Arbutus; station in Baltimore County in the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad.

Arden; post village in Somerset County on the New York, Philadelphia and Norfolk Railroad.

Ardwick; post village in Prince George County on the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad.

Arlington; station on the Western Maryland Railroad, partly in Baltimore County and partly in Baltimore City limits.

Armiger; post village in Anne Arundel County.

Arnold; point in Cecil County, projecting into Elk River.

Arnold; point in Anne Arundel County, projecting into Severn River.

Arnold; post village in Anne Arundel County on the Baltimore and Annapolis Short Line Railroad.

Arundel; station in Prince George County on the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad.

Arundel-on-the-Bay; post village in Anne Arundel County.

Ash; post village in Washington County.

Asher Glade; village in Garrett County.

Ashland; post village in Baltimore County.

Ashton; post village in Montgomery County.

Aspen; post village in Montgomery County.

Assacorkin; small marshy island in Chincoteague Bay, Worcester County.

Assawoman; bay, the northern extension of Isle of Wight Bay, which lies between the main coast and an outlying sand bar in Worcester County.

Athaloo; landing on Nanticoke River in Wicomico County.

Atholton; post village in Howard County.

Avalon; post village in Talbot County.

Avalon; station in Baltimore County on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

Avenel; post village in Montgomery County.

Avery; post village in Montgomery County.

Avilton; post village in Garrett County.

Avon; creek, a small branch of Nanjemoy Creek in Charles County.

Avondale; creek, a small branch of Little Run in Carroll County.

Avondale; post village in Carroll County on the Western Maryland Railroad.

Aydelotte; branch, a small stream flowing into Newhope Pond, an inlet of Pocomoke River.

Ayer; creek, a small branch of Trappe Creek in Worcester County.

 

Maryland Gazetteer | Maryland AHGP

Source: Gazetteer of Maryland, by Henry Gannett, Washington, Government Printing Office, 1904.

 

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