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Bachelor; point in Talbot County, projecting into Tred Avon River.

Back; small branch of Western Branch in Prince George County.

Back; cove, a small inlet of Chesapeake Bay in Smith Island, Somerset County.

Back; creek, a small branch of Choptank River in Dorchester County.

Back; creek, a branch of Elk River in Cecil County.

Back; creek, a small branch of Manoken River in Somerset County.

Back; creek, a small branch of Patapsco River in Anne Arundel County.

Back; creek, a small branch of Patuxent River in Calvert County.

Back; creek, a small branch of Sassafras River in Cecil County.

Back; creek, a small branch of Severn River in Anne Arundel County.

Back; creek, a small stream in Worcester County flowing into Assawoman Bay.

Back; river, a short estuary on the west side of Chesapeake Bay in Baltimore County.

Backbone; mountain in Garrett County.

Back Creek; neck, a narrow strip of land lying between Back Creek and Elk River in Cecil County.

Backgarden; creek, a small stream flowing through sea marshes in Dorchester County into Fishing Bay.

Backgarden; small pond at the head of Backgarden Creek in Dorchester County.

Back River; neck, a strip of land lying between Middle River and Back River in Baltimore County.

Back Wye; river, a branch of Wye River in Queen Anne County.

Bacon Hall; village in Baltimore County.

Bacon Hill; post village in Cecil County on the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad.

Bacons; wharf on St. Mary River in St. Mary County.

Baden; post village in Prince George County.

Bagley; post village in Harford County.

Bakers; cove, a small inlet of Chesapeake Bay in Cecil County.

Bald Friar; village in Cecil County.

Bald Hill; small branch of Western Branch in Prince George County.

Baldwin; post village in Baltimore County on the Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad.

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

Ball; creek, a small branch of Broad Creek in Talbot County.

Ballanger; creek, a small branch of Monocacy River in Frederick County.

Baltimore, chief city of Maryland, situated on an excellent harbor in Chesapeake Ray. The city is independent of county government. It is entered by the following railroads: Northern Central; Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington; Baltimore and Annapolis Short Line; Baltimore and Ohio; Western Maryland; and Maryland and Pennsylvania. Population, 508,957.

Baltimore County, situated in the northern central part of the State, bordered on the north by Pennsylvania, east by Harford County, west by Carroll County, and southwest and south by Patapsco River. This county is the most important one in the State, owing to its position surrounding Baltimore City. The surface is very uneven and varied. The area of the county is 656 square miles, more than one-half of which, or 244,806 acres, was under cultivation in 1900. The population for the same year was 90,755; the county seat, Towson, a town within a short distance of Baltimore City. The average magnetic declination in the county in 1900 was 5° 20 ' west, The annual rainfall commonly ranges between 45 and 50 inches, and the mean annual temperature between 50° and 55°.

Bank; post village in Cecil County on the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad.

Barclay; post village in Queen Anne County on the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad.

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

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

Barnes; cove, a small inlet of Tangier Sound on Smith Island in Somerset County.

Barnes Landing; creek, a small branch on Smith Island in Somerset County flowing into Chesapeake Bay.

Barnesville; post village in Montgomery County on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad,

Barrelville; village in Allegany County on the Cumberland and Pennsylvania Railroad.

Barren; creek, a branch of Nanticoke River in Wicomico County.

Barron; island in Dorchester County in Chesapeake Bay.

Barron Creek; point in Dorchester County, projecting into Nanticoke River.

Barron Neck; point in Talbot County, projecting into Harris Creek.

Barstow; post village in Calvert County.

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

Bartlett; run, a small stream rising in Garrett County and flowing through Allegany County into Georges Creek.

Barton; post village in Allegany County on the Cumberland and Pennsylvania Railroad.

Basin; run, a small branch of Octararo Creek in Cecil County.

Basket Switch; village in Worcester County on the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad.

Bassett; creek, a small branch flowing into Newport Bay from Worcester County.

Bats; neck, a strip of land lying between Warehouse and Shipping creeks in Queen Anne County.

Battle; creek, a small branch of Patuxent River in Calvert County.

Battle; post village in Calvert County.

Bay; village in Carroll County.

Bayard; post village in Anne Arundel County.

Bay Bush; point in Kent County, projecting into Chester River.

Baynesville; post village in Baltimore County.

Bay Ridge; village in Anne Arundel County on the Bay Ridge Railroad.

Bayview; village in Cecil County.

Bayview, village in Worcester County.

Bay View Junction; station in Baltimore County on the Baltimore and Ohio and the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington railroads.

Beach; point in Harford County, projecting into Bush River.

Beacon Clumps; group of small marshy islands in Chincoteague Bay in Worcester County.

Beaghn; small branch of Beaverdam Creek in Wicomico County.

Beallsville; post village in Montgomery County.

Beallsville; village in Frederick County.

Beane; post village in Montgomery County.

Beantown; village in Charles County.

Bear; small branch of Big Pipe Creek in Carroll County.

Bear; creek, a small branch of Patapsco River in Baltimore County.

Bear; creek, a small stream rising in Pennsylvania and flowing through Washington County into Sideling Hill Creek.

Bear; creek, a branch of Youghiogheny River in Garrett County.

Bear; hill, a summit of Fourmile Ridge in Garrett County.

Bear; hollow in Warrior Mountain in Allegany County.

Bear; point in Harford County, projecting into Chesapeake Bay.

Bear Cabin; small branch of Winters Run in Hartford County.

Bear Camp; branch, a small stream rising in Pennsylvania and flowing through Allegany County into Fifteenmile Creek.

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

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

Beaver; run, a small branch of North Branch of Patapsco River in Carroll County.

Beavercreek; post village in Washington County.

Beaver Dam; creek, a branch of Gunpowder Falls in Baltimore County.

Beaver Dam; creek, a small branch of Tuckahoe Creek in Queen Anne County.

Beaverdam; creek, a branch of Wicomico River in Wicomico County.

Beaverdam; creek, a small stream flowing into Keene Broads, a small pond at the head of St. John Creek in Dorchester County.

Beaverdam; creek, a small branch of Anacostia River in Prince George County.

Beaverdam; creek, a small branch of Blackwater River in Dorchester County.

Beaverdam; creek, a small branch of Chicacomico Creek in Dorchester County.

Beaverdam; creek, a small branch of Nassawango Creek in Wicomico County.

Beaverdam; creek, a small branch of Point Branch in Prince George County.

Beaverdam; post village in Worcester County on the New York, Philadelphia and Norfolk Railroad.

Beavue; post village in St. Mary County.

Beck; small branch of Beaverdam Creek in Prince George County.

Beckleysville; village in Baltimore County.

Beckman; post village in Garrett County.

Beckwith; creek, a small branch of Choptank River in Dorchester County.

Bed; run, a small branch of Gwynn Falls in Baltimore County.

Bedsworth; post village in Somerset County.

Beetree; small branch of Gunpowder Falls in Baltimore County.

Beir; village in Allegany County on the Baltimore and Ohio and the West Virginia Central and Pittsburg railroads.

Belair; county seat of Harford County on the Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad. Population 961.

Belalton; post village in Charles County.

Belcamp; post village in Harford County on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

Belfast; village in Baltimore County.

Bellegrove; post village in Allegany County.

Bell Mills; village in Montgomery County.

Bellevue; village in Talbot County.

Beltsville; station in Prince George County on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

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

Ben; run, a small branch of Patapsco River in Baltimore County.

Benedict; post village in Charles County.

Benevola; post village in Washington County.

Benfield; post village in Anne Arundel County.

Bengies; point in Baltimore County, projecting into Saltpeter Creek.

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

Bennett; creek, a small branch of Monocacy River in Frederick County.

Bennett; point in Anne Arundel County, projecting into Miles Creek.

Benoni; point in Talbot County, projecting into Choptank River.

Bens; creek, a small branch of Lingamore Creek in Frederick County.

Benson; post village in Harford County.

Bentley; cove, a small inlet of Honga River in Dorchester County.

Bentley; point in Dorchester County on Hooper Island, projecting into Honga River.

Bentley; station in Baltimore County on the Northern Central Railway.

Bentley Springs; post village in Baltimore County on Northern Central Railway.

Benville; village in Charles County.

Benville; village in St. Mary County.

Berean; village in Baltimore County.

Berkley; post village in Harford County.

Berlin; town in Worcester County on the Baltimore, Chesapeake and Atlantic and the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington railroads. Population, 1,246.

Berrett; village in Carroll County.

Bertha; village in Calvert County.

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

Bestpitch; post village in Dorchester County.

Betheden Church.; village in Worcester County.

Bethel; village in Somerset County.

Bethesda; post village in Montgomery County.

Beth Gap; village in Anne Arundel County.

Bethlehem; post village in Caroline County on the Baltimore, Chesapeake and Atlantic Railway.

Betterton; post village in Kent County.

Bevansville; post village in Garrett County.

Bier; post village in Allegany County on the Baltimore and Ohio and the West Virginia Central and Pittsburg railroads.

Big; small island in Worcester County in Assawoman Bay.

Big; small pond in Worcester County drained by Swan Gut Creek.

Big; ridge, a spur of Town Hill in Allegany County.

Big; run, a small branch of Maple Run in Allegany County.

Big; run, a small branch of Savage Creek in Garrett County.

Big Annemessex; river in Somerset County flowing into Tangier Sound.

Big Bay; point in Worcester County, projecting into Chincoteague Bay.

Big Branch; creek, a small branch of Deer Creek in Harford County.

Big Elk; creek, heads in Pennsylvania and flows through Cecil County into Elk River.

Big Laurel; run, a tributary of South Branch of Castleman River in Garrett County.

Big Monie; creek, a tributary to Chesapeake Bay in Somerset County.

Big Patuxent; river, heading in Howard County and flowing southeast into Chesapeake Bay, forming an estuary in its lower course.

Big Piney; run, heads in Garrett County and flows through Pennsylvania into Castleman River.

Bigpool; post village in Washington County on the Western Maryland Railroad.

Big Savage; mountain, lies between Savage River and Georges Creek in Garrett County.

Big Shade; run, heads in Pennsylvania and flows through Garrett County into Castleman River.

Bigspring; post village in Washington County.

Big Thorofare; water passageway in Somerset County between Smith Island and Otter Island.

Billiard; point in St. Mary County, projecting into Patuxent River.

Billy; small marshy island in Chesapeake Bay in Dorchester County.

Binum; run, a small branch of Bush Creek in Harford County.

Birch; small branch of Shingle Landing Prong in Worcester County.

Bird Hill; post village in Carroll County.

Bird; river, a tributary of Gunpowder River in Baltimore County.

Birdsville; post village in Anne Arundel County.

Birdtown; village in Somerset County.

Biscoe; creek, a small branch of Potomac River in St. Mary County.

Bishop; post village in Worcester County on the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad.

Bishop Head; point in Dorchester County, projecting into Fishing Bay and Hooper Strait.

Bishop Head; village in Dorchester County.

Bishopville; post village in Worcester County. Population 248.

Bittinger; post village in Garrett County.

Bivalve; post village in Wicomico County.

Black; creek, a small branch flowing into Knapp Narrows in Talbot County.

Black; hill in Cecil County. Elevation, 311 feet.

Blackhawk; run, a small branch of Middle Fork Creek in Garrett County.

Blackhorse; village in Harford County.

Blacklick; run, a small tributary of Savage River in Garrett County.

Blackrock; run, a small branch of Western Branch in Baltimore County.

Blacks; post village in Kent County.

Black Swamp; creek, a small branch of Patuxent River in Prince George County.

Blackwalnut; cove, a small inlet of Choptank River in Talbot County.

Blackwalnut; creek, a small tributary to Chesapeake Bay in Anne Arundel County.

Blackwalnut; point in Talbot County, projecting into mouth of Choptank River.

Blackwater; river in Dorchester County flowing through sea marshes into Fishing Bay.

Bladensburg; town in Prince George County on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. Population, 463.

Blake; creek, a small tributary of Potomac River in St. Mary County.

Blake; post village in Cecil County.

Blakistone; post village in St. Mary County.

Blakistone; small island in Potomac River in St. Mary County. A light-house is erected thereon.

Blenheim; post village in Baltimore County.

Blocktown; village in Montgomery County.

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

Bloody Point; creek, a small tributary to Chesapeake Bay in Talbot County.

Bloomfield; village in Talbot County on the Baltimore, Chesapeake and Atlantic Railway.

Blooming Rose Settlement; village in Garrett County.

Blooming-ton; post village in Garrett County on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

Blossom; hill, a summit in Garrett County between Pine Hill and Solomon Ridge.

Blue; pond, an inlet of Chincoteague Bay in Worcester County.

Blueball; post village in Cecil County.

Bluelick; run, a small tributary of Savage River in Garrett County.

Blue Mount; station in Baltimore County on the Northern Central Railway.

Blue Mountain; post village in Washington County on the Western Maryland Railroad.

Bluestone; post village in St. Mary County.

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

Bluff; point in St. Mary County, projecting into Wicomico River.

Bluff; point on Hooper Island in Dorchester County, projecting into Chesapeake Bay.

Blythedale; post village in Cecil County.

Boar; small island in Assawoman Bay in Worcester County.

Boat; small marshy island in Lighting Knot Cove in Somerset County, south of Smith Island.

Bodkin; creek, a small tributary of Patapsco River in Anne Arundel County.

Bodkin; small island in Eastern Bay in Queen Anne County.

Bodkin; point in Anne Arundel County, projecting into Chesapeake Bay.

Bohemia; river, a tributary to Elk River in Cecil County.

Bolingbroke; creek, a small tributary of Choptank River in Talbot County.

Bolivar; village in Frederick County.

Booby; small island in Chesapeake Bay in Baltimore County.

Boone; creek, a small tributary of Choptank River in Talbot County.

Boones; village in Anne Arundel County.

Boonsboro; town in Washington County. Population, 700.

Boothbyhill; post village in Harford County.

Booxe; ditch, a small branch of Blackwater River in Dorchester County.

Boring; post village in Baltimore County.

Bosely; village in Baltimore County.

Bostetter; post village in Washington County.

Boston; creek, a small branch of Patuxent River in St. Mary County.

Bowens; post village in Calvert County.

Bowie; town in Prince George County on the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad. Population, 443.

Bowley Bar; point in Baltimore County, projecting into Middle River.

Box; point in Kent County, projecting into Chester River.

Boxiron; creek, a small branch flowing into Chincoteague Bay in Worcester County.

Boxiron; village in Worcester County.

Boyer; knob, a summit in Polish Mountain in Allegany County. Height, 1,564 feet.

Boyds; post village in Montgomery County on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

Bozman; post village in Talbot County.

Braddock; run, a small tributary of North Branch of Potomac River in Allegany County.

Bradenbaugh; village in Harford County.

Bradshaw; post village in Baltimore County on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad,

Brady; station in Allegany County on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

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

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

Bread and Cheese; creek, a small branch of Back River in Baltimore County.

Break; point in Queen Anne County, projecting into Chester River.

Breakneck; hill, a summit in Martin Mountain in Allegany County. Height, 1,872 feet.

Breathedsville; post village in Washington County.

Brentland; post village in Charles County.

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

Breton; bay, an inlet of Potomac River in St. Mary County.

Brewer; creek, a small tributary of Severn River in Anne Arundel County.

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

Brewing-ton; branch, a small tributary of Wicomico River in Wicomico County.

Brew Mahr Mill; village in Garrett County.

Brian; point in Queen Anne County, projecting into Prospect Bay.

Briary; creek, a small branch of Harris Creek in Talbot County.

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

Brice; run, a small tributary of Patapsco River in Baltimore County.

Brice; village in Charles County.

Bricoe; wharf on the Patuxent River in St. Mary County.

Bridge; creek, a small branch of Broad Creek in Talbot County.

Bridgetown; town in Caroline County. Population, 50.

Brien; run, a small branch of Northeast Creek in Baltimore County.

Brier; point in Baltimore County, projecting into Chesapeake Bay.

Brier; mountain ridge in Garrett County.

Briery; point in Harford County, projecting into Bush Creek.

Brighton; post village in Montgomery County.

Brightseat; village in Prince George County.

Brink; post village in Montgomery County.

Brinklow; post village in Montgomery County.

Bristol; post village in Anne Arundel County.

Broad; creek, a small branch flowing into Chesapeake Bay in Queen Anne County.

Broad; creek, a small branch flowing into Ellis Bay in Wicomico County.

Broad; creek, a small stream flowing into Pocomoke Sound in Somerset County.

Broad; creek, a small tributary of Chester River in Kent County.

Broad; creek, a small tributary of Magothy River in Anne Arundel County.

Broad; creek, a small tributary of Manokin River in Somerset County.

Broad; creek, a small tributary of South River in Anne Arundel County.

Broad; creek, a tributary of Choptank River in Talbot County.

Broad; creek, a tributary of Susquehanna River in Harford County.

Broad; run, a small branch of James Creek in Harford County.

Broad; run, a small tributary of Gunpowder Falls in Baltimore County.

Broad; run, a small tributary of Potomac River in Montgomery County.

Broad; neck, a strip of land between East and West forks of Langford Bay in Kent County.

Broad Ford; run, a small tributary of Little Youghiogheny River in Garrett County.

Broad Run; village in Frederick County.

Brockatonorton; bay, an arm of Chincoteague Bay in Worcester County.

Brome; wharf, on St. Mary River in St. Mary County.

Bronnack; bay, an inlet of Trippe Bay in Dorchester County.

Brook; run, a small branch of McIntosh Run, in St. Mary County.

Brookeville; town in Montgomery County. Population, 158.

Brooklandville; post village in Baltimore County on the Northern Central Railway.

Brooklyn; station in Anne Arundel County on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

Brooks; creek, a small branch of Little Choptank River in Dorchester County.

Brookview; post village in Dorchester County on the Baltimore, Chesapeake and Atlantic Railway.

Broome; small, almost entirely marshy island in Patuxent River in Calvert County. Broome Island; post village in Calvert County.

Browning Mill; village in Garrett County.

Browningsville; village in Montgomery County.

Browns; creek, a small tributary of Chester River in Kent County.

Browns; creek, a small stream flowing into Hawk Cove in Baltimore County.

Browns; landing on the Wye River .in Queen Anne County.

Browns; point in Baltimore County, projecting into Middle River.

Brownsville; post village in Washington County on the Baltimore and ( )hio Railroad.

Bruff; island in Wye River in Talbot County.

Brunswick; town in Frederick County on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. Population, 2,471.

Bryantown; post village in Charles County.

Bryanville; village in Garrett County.

Buck; hill, a summit in Peapatch Ridge in Garrett County.

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

Buckingham; landing on Chester River in Kent County.

Buck Island; pond, a small inlet of St. Martin River in Worcester County.

Bucklodge; post village in Montgomery County on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

Buck Neck; landing on Worton Creek in Kent County.

Bucktown; post village in Dorchester County.

Budd; landing on Sassafras River in Cecil County.

Budd; creek, a small- stream on the boundary between St. Mary County and Charles County, flowing into Wicomico River.

Budd Creek; landing on Wicomico River in Charles County.

Budd Creek; post village in St. Mary County.

Buenavista; post village in Calvert County.

Buenavista; village in Prince George County.

Buffalo; creek, a small branch of Piney Creek in Baltimore County.

Buffalo; run, a small branch of Youghiogeny River in Garrett County.

Bull Glade; run, a small branch of Muddy Run in Garrett County.

Bull Mountain: hill in Cecil County. Height, 306 feet.

Bullock; small island at mouth of Wicomico River in St. Mary County.

Burch; post village in Calvert County.

Burdette; post village in Montgomery County.

Burkittsville; town in Frederick County. Population, 229.

Burnt Mill; creek, small branch of McIntosh Run in St. Mary County

Burnt Mills; post village in Montgomery County.

Burrissville; village in Queen Anne County.

Burrsville; post village in Caroline County.

Burtonsville; post village in Montgomery County.

Bush; creek, a small branch of Monocaey River in Frederick County.

Bush; point in Harford County, projecting into Bush River.

Bush; ridge, a spur of Collier Mountain in Allegany County.

Bush Cabin; small branch of Gunpowder Falls in Baltimore County.

Bush River; post village in Harford County on the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad.

Bushwood; village in St. Mary County.

Butler; post village in Baltimore County.

Butlers; village in Anne Arundel County.

Butlertown; village in Kent County.

Buxton; village in Prince George County.

Buzzard Island; creek, a small tributary of Patuxent River in Calvert County. 

 

Maryland Gazetteer | Maryland AHGP

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

 

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