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Cabin; small branch of Little Seneca Creek in Montgomery County.

Cabin; small branch of Severn River in Anne Arundel County.

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

Cabin; branch, a small tributary of Patuxent River in Howard County.

Cabin; creek, a small stream (lowing into Curtis Bay in Anne Arundel County.

Cabin; creek, a small stream flowing into Prospect Bay in Queen Anne County.

Cabin; creek, a small tributary of Choptank River in Dorchester County.

Cabin Creek; neck, a strip of land lying between Blinthorn and Cabin creeks in Dorchester County.

Cabin John; creek, a small tributary of Potomac River in Montgomery County.

Cabin John; creek, a small tributary of Elk River in Cecil County.

Cabin John; post village in Montgomery County.

Cadle; creek, a small tributary of Rhode Liver in Anne Arundel County.

California; post village in St. Mary County.

California; post village in Wicomico County.

Calvary; post village in Harford County.

Calvert; bay, a small arm of Potomac River in St. Mary County.

Calvert County, situated in the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay, forming a peninsula which is bounded on the north by Anne Arundel County, east by the bay, and west by Patuxent River. The surface is undulating and drains from a central elevation toward the bay and river, into which flow many small creeks. The area of the county is 222 square miles, of which nearly two-thirds, or 88,605 acres, where under cultivation in 1900. The population for the same year was 10,223; the county seat, Prince Fredericktown. The average magnetic declination in the county in 1900 was 4° 45' west. The annual rainfall commonly ranges between 45 and 50 inches, and the mean annual temperature between 50° and 55°.

Calvert; creek, a small stream in St. Mary County flowing into Calvert Bay.

Calvert; post village in Cecil County.

Calverton; station within the chartered limits of Baltimore City on the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad.

Cambria; station in Harford County on the Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad.

Cambridge; town in Dorchester County on the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad. Population, 5,747.

Camden; village in Wicomico County.

Camden Junction; village in Baltimore County.

Campbell; post village in Worcester County.

Campbell Ditch; run, a small branch of Aydelotte Branch in Wicomico County.

Campsprings; post village in Prince George County.

Canal; village in Cecil County.

Canoe Neck; creek, a small branch of St. Clement Creek in St. Mary County.

Canton; town in Baltimore County near Baltimore.

Capitola; post village in Wicomico County.

Captain; point in St. Mary County, projecting into Patuxent Liver.

Cardiff; post village in Harford County on the Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad.

Carea; post village in Harford Comity.

Caren; village in Harford County.

Carey; creek, a small tributary of Choptank River in Dorchester County.

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

Carlos Junction; station in Allegany County on the Cumberland and Pennsylvania Railroad.

Carmichael; post village in Queen Anne County.

Carny; post village in Baltimore County.

Caroline County, bounded on the east by the State of Delaware, northwest and west by Queen Anne and Talbot counties, and south by Dorchester County. The surface is generally level, though sufficiently undulating to afford good drainage. The area is 320 square miles, of which more than two-thirds, or 125,908 acres, were under cultivation in 1900. The population for the same year was 16,248; county seat, Denton. The average magnetic declination in the county in 1900 was 5° 457 west. The annual rainfall commonly ranges between 45 and 50 inches, and the mean annual temperature between 50° and 55°.

Carpenter; small island in Chester River in Queen Anne County.

Carpenter; point in Cecil County, projecting into Chesapeake Bay.

Carr; creek, a small stream flowing into Annapolis Roads in Anne Arundel County.

Carroll; branch, a small tributary of Gunpowder Falls in Baltimore County.

Carroll County, bounded on the north by Pennsylvania, south by Howard County, east by Baltimore County, and west by Frederick County. The surface is mostly undulating, watered by fine streams, tributaries of Patapsco and Monocacy rivers, which flow from many springs of the purest water. The area of the county is 437 square miles, of which more than three-fourths, or 227,693 acres, were under cultivation in 1900. The population for the same year was 33,860. The county seat and chief town is Westminster, a town of about 3,200 inhabitants. The magnetic declination in the county in 1900 was 5° 307 west. The annual rainfall in the county commonly ranges between 45 and 50 inches and the mean annual temperature between 50° and 55°.

Carroll; creek, a small tributary of Monocacy River in Frederick County.

Carroll; point in Baltimore County, projecting into Bush River.

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

Carrot; cove, a small inlet of Northeast River in Cecil County.

Carsins; run, a small branch of Swan Creek in Harford County.

Carsins; village in Harford County.

Carter; creek, a small stream flowing into Chesapeake Bay in Queen Anne County.

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

Carville; station in Queen Anne County on the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad.

Cascade; post village in Washington County.

Cassidy; wharf on Sassafras River in Cecil County.

Casson; neck, a strip of land between Hudson and Phillips creeks in Dorchester County.

Castlehaven; village in Dorchester Comity.

Castleman; river heading in Garrett County and flowing into Pennsylvania into Youghiogheny River.

Castleton; post village in Harford Comity.

Cat; creek, a small tributary of Patuxent River in St. Mary County.

Cathcart; village in Harford County.

Catlin; village in Queen Anne County.

Catoctin; creek, a tributary of Potomac River in Frederick County.

Catoctin; mountain, a continuation of Catoctin Mountain in Virginia into Frederick County.

Catoctin; station in Frederick County on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

Catonsville; village in Baltimore County.

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

Cayots; post village in Cecil County.

Cecil County, organized in 1647, one of the most thriving and enterprising in the State. It is situated in the northeast corner of the State, bounded on the north by Pennsylvania, east by Delaware, south by Sassafras River and west by Chesapeake Bay and Susquehanna River. The surface is of a mixed character, that part above the bay being mostly rolling and hilly, while below Elkton it is level. The area of the county is 360 square miles, of which almost two-thirds, or 141,401 acres were under cultivation in 1900. The population for the same year was 24,662. The county seat is Elkton, a -town of about 2,600 inhabitants. Port Deposit is the principal business town, having a population of about 1,600, while Chesapeake City is the third town in size, having a population of about 1,200. The average magnetic declination in 1900 was 4° 45/ west. The annual rainfall ordinarily ranges between 45 and 50 inches and the mean annual temperature between 50° and 55°.

Cecil; creek, a small stream in St. Mary Comity flowing into St. Clements Bay.

Cecilton; village in Cecil County.

Cedar; creek, a small stream flowing into Fishing Bay in Dorchester County.

Cedar; hill in Harford County.

Cedar; point in Anne Arundel County, projecting into West River.

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

Cedar; point in Charles County, projecting into Potomac River.

Cedar; point in Dorchester County, projecting into Honga River.

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

Cedar; point in St. Mary County, projecting into Chesapeake Bay.

Cedar; point in Talbot County, projecting into Broad Bay.

Cedar; point in Worcester County, projecting into St. Martin River.

Cedar; small marshy island in Chincoteague Bay in Worcester County.

Cedar; straits, on the boundary between Somerset County, Md., and Accomac County, Va.

Cedar Cliff; village in Allegany County.

Cedargrove; post village in Montgomery County.

Cedarville; post village in Prince George County on the Washington, Potomac and Chesapeake Railroad.

Centerville; county seat of Queen Anne County. Population, 1,231.

Chalk; point in Anne Arundel County, projecting into West River.

Champ; post village in Somerset County.

Chance; post village in Somerset County.

Chance; point in Talbot County, projecting into Harris Creek.

Chancellor; point in St. Mary County, projecting into St. Mary River.

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

Chancellors; point in Dorchester County, projecting into Choptank River.

Chaney; post village in Calvert County on the Chesapeake Beach Railway.

Chaneyville; post village in Calvert County.

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

Chapel; point in Charles County, projecting into Port Tobacco River.

Chapel; village in Harford County.

Chapters; point in Wicomico County, projecting into Nanticoke River.

Chaptico; bay, an inlet of Wicomico River in St. Mary County.

Chaptico; creek, a small tributary to Chaptico Bay in St. Mary County.

Chaptico; post village in St. Mary County.

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

Charles; creek, a small branch of Honga River in Dorchester County.

Charles County, organized in 1640, occupies the southwest part of the State, and is bounded on the west and south by Potomac River, north by Prince George County, and on the southwest by St. Mary County. The surface of the county is generally low, but undulated sufficiently to be well drained by the numerous branches of the bordering rivers. The area of the county is 451 square miles, of which more than one-half, or 153,465 acres, was under cultivation in 1900. The population for the same year was 17,662; the county seat, Laplata. The average magnetic declination in 1900 was 4° 30' west. The annual rainfall ordinarily ranges between 45 and 50 inches and the mean annual temperature between 50° and 55°.

Charles; point in Somerset County, projecting into Big Annemessex River.

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

Charleston; creek, a small tributary of Wicomico River in Charles County.

Charlestown; town in Cecil County on the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad. Population, 244.

Charlestown; village in Allegany County.

Charlesville; village in Frederick County.

Charlotte Hall; post village in St. Mary County on the Washington, Potomac and Chesapeake Railroad.

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

Chase; creek, a small tributary of Severn River in Anne Arundle County.

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

Chattolanee; post village in Baltimore County.

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

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

Cherry; creek, a small branch of Youghiogheny River in Garrett Comity.

Cherry; creek, a branch of Deep Creek in Garrett County.

Cherry; point in Dorchester County, projecting into Choptank River.

Cherry; small island in Choptank River in Dorchester County.

Cherry Cove; creek, a small stream flowing into Breton Bay in St. Mary County.

Cherryfield; point in St. Mary County, projecting into St. Mary River.

Cherry Glade; run, small tributary of Little Youghiogheny River in Garrett County.

Cherryhill; post village in Cecil County.

Cherry Hill; village in Harford County.

Chesapeake; bay, an arm of the Atlantic Ocean, extending from northeast Maryland nearly south, connecting with the Atlantic Ocean in Virginia, between Capes Charles and Henry. Its length is about 175 miles, and breadth 8 or 10 miles. Into it flow many large rivers from the west, namely, the Susquehanna at its head, the Rappahannock, York, and James. The hay has been produced by the sinking of the land, and the same movement is converting the lower courses of all these rivers into estuaries. The shores of the bay are marshy, especially the east shore, where the country is extremely low.

Chesapeake; town in Cecil County. Population, 1,172.

Chesapeake and Ohio; canal, artificial waterway running parallel with Potomac River from Cumberland, Md., to Georgetown, D. C.

Chesapeake Beach; post village in Calvert County on Chesapeake Beach Railway.

Chester; post village in Queen Anne County on Queen Anne's Railroad.

Chester; river on boundary between Kent and Queen Anne counties tributary to Chesapeake Bay.

Chesterfield; post village in Anne Arundel County.

Chestertown; county seat of Kent County on the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad. Population 8,008.

Chesterville; post village in Kent County.

Chestnut Hill; village in Harford County.

Chestnut Knob; hill in Garrett County 2,500 feet high.

Cheston; creek, small tributary of West River in Anne Arundel County.

Chevy Chase; post village in Montgomery County.

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

Chewsville; post village in Washington County.

Chicacomico; river, a branch of Transquaking River in Dorchester County.

Chicamuxen; post village in Charles County.

Chickomuxen; creek, a small tributary of Potomac River in Charles County.

Chicono; branch, small tributary of Nanticoke River in Dorchester County.

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

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

Chillum; post village in Prince George County.

Chincapin; run, a small branch of Herring Pun in Baltimore County.

Chincoteague ; bay, a shallow lagoon with marshy shores separating the mainland of Worcester County, Md., and Accomac County, Ya., from the sand bars of the Atlantic coast.

Chingville; post village in St. Mary County.

Chisholm; run, a small tributary of Youghiogheny River in Garrett County.

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

Choptank; post village in Caroline County.

Choptank; river, heading in Caroline County and forming part of the boundary between Carroll, Talbot, and Dorchester counties and flowing into Chesapeake Bay.

Christiana; creek, heads in Pennsylvania and flows across the northeastern part of Cecil County, through Delaware into Delaware Bay.

Christley; run, a small tributary of Muddick River in Garrett County.

Christs Rock; village in Dorchester County.

Chromehill; village in Harford County.

Chub; run, heads in Pennsylvania and flows through Garrett County into Mill Run.

Church; creek, a small tributary of Choptank River in Dorchester County.

Church; creek, a small tributary of Bush River in Harford County.

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

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

Church; run, a small branch of Piney Run in Garrett County.

Churchcreek; post village in Dorchester County.

Church Hill; town in Queen Anne County. Population, S68.

Churchton; post village in Anne Arundel County.

Churchville; post village in Harford County.

Churn; creek, a small branch in Kent County flowing into Still Pond.

Clagettsville; village in Montgomery County.

Claiborne; post village in Talbot County.

Clara; post village in Wicomico County.

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

Clark; run, a small stream in Charles County flowing into Zekiah Swamp.

Clark; run, a small branch of Cherry run in Garrett County.

Clarksburg; post village in Montgomery County.

Clarkson; post village in Howard County.

Clarksville; post village in Howard County.

Clarks Wharf; village in Calvert County.

Clarysville; village in Allegany County on the George's Creek and Cumberland Railroad.

Clay; island, a bit of elevated dry land in sea marshes of Dorchester County.

Clay Bank; point in Baltimore County, projecting into Patapsco River.

Clay Island; creek, a bayou flowing through Clay Island in Dorchester County.

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

Clear Spring; town in Washington County on the Western Maryland Railroad. Population 474.

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

Clements; post village in St. Mary County.

Clermont Mills; village in Harford County.

Clifford; station in Baltimore County on the Baltimore and Ohio and Baltimore and Annapolis Short Line railroads.

Clifton; beach in Charles County on Potomac River.

Clifton; small lake in suburb of Baltimore city within its chartered limits.

Clifton; point in Somerest County, projecting into Manokin River.

Clinton; post village in Prince George County.

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

Cloverly; post village in Montgomery County.

Cobb; point in Charles County, projecting into Wicomico River.

Cockey; small island at mouth of Chester River in Kent County.

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

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

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

Coffins; point in Worcester County, projecting into Sinepuxent Bay.

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

Cokeland; post village in Dorchester County.

Cokesbury; village in Somerest County.

Colbourn; creek, a small stream flowing into Big Annemessex River in Somerset County.

Colbourne; post village in Worcester County.

Cole; creek, a small tributary of Patuxent River in St. Mary County.

Cole; post village in Harford County.

Coleman; post village in Kent County.

Colesville; post village in Montgomery County.

Colgate; creek, a small tributary of Patapsco River in Baltimore County.

College Green; village in Cecil County.

College Park; post village in Prince George Comity on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

Collier; small marshy island in Isle of Wight Bay in Worcester County.

Collier; small mountain ridge in Allegany County.

Collier; run, a small stream heading in Pennsylvania and flowing through Garrett County into Mill Creek.

Collington; branch of Western Branch in Prince George Comity.

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

Collins; gut, a small branch of Wicomico Creek in Wicomico County.

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

Colton; village in St. Mary County.

Columbia; post village in Howard County.

Combs; creek, a small stream flowing into Breton Bay in St. Mary County.

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

Comegy Bight; small island in Chester River in Kent County.

Comegys; run, a small branch of Broad Ford Run in Garrett Comity.

Compton; post village in St. Mary Comity.

Comus; post village in Montgomery County.

Conaways; post village in Anne Arundel County.

Concord; point in Harford County, projecting into Susquehanna River.

Concord; post village in Caroline County.

Conowingo; creek, a stream rising in Pennsylvania and flowing through Cecil County into Susquehanna River.

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

Contrary; knob, a hill in Garrett County. Height, 2,500 feet.

Conway; hill in Backbone Mountain in Garrett County. Height, 3,073 feet.

Conwingo; post village in Cecil County.

Cook; point in Dorchester County, projecting into Choptank River.

Cook Point; cove, a small inlet of Choptank River in Dorchester County.

Cooksey; post village in Charles County.

Cooksville; post village in Howard County.

Coolbranch; run, a small branch of Deer Creek in Harford County.

Coon; small mountain ridge in Washington County.

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

Cooper; village in Harford County.

Coopstown; village in Harford County.

Copperville; village in Talbot County.

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

Corbin; village in Worcester County.

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

Corkers; creek, a tributary of Pocomoke River in Worcester County.

Cormon; point in Somerset County, projecting into Manokin River.

Corners; wharf on Choptank River in Dorchester County.

Cornersville; post village in Dorchester County.

Cornfield; harbor, a small inlet of Potomac River in St. Mary County.

Cornfield; point in St. Mary County, projecting into Potomac River.

Corn Hammock; a small inlet in Assawoman Bay in Worcester County.

Corriganville; post village in Allegany County.

Corsica; river, a small tributary of Chester River in Queen Anne County.

Costen; station in Somerset County on the New York, Philadelphia and Norfolk Railroad.

Cottage Grove; village in Somerset County.

Cotter; cove, a small inlet of Chincoteague Bay in Worcester County.

Cottingham; ferry on Pocomoke River in Worcester County.

Counallor; point in Anne Arundel County, projecting into West River.

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

Cove; point in Calvert County, projecting into Chesapeake Bay. A light-house is erected thereon.

Cove; post village in Garrett County.

Cove; run, a small branch of Bear Creek in Garrett County.

Covepoint; post village in Calvert County.

Covey; creek, a small inlet of Trippe Bay in Dorchester County.

Cow; creek, a small tributary of Nanticoke River in Dorchester County.

Cowentown; post village in Cecil County.

Cox; creek, a small stream flowing into Eastern Bay in Queen Anne County.

Cox; creek, a small tributary of West River in Anne Arundel County.

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

Cox; neck, a strip of land between Cox and Crab Alley creeks in Queen Anne County.

Cox; point in Baltimore County, projecting into Back River.

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

Crab; point in Dorchester County, projecting into Honga River.

Crab; run, a small tributary of Castleman River in Garrett County.

Crab Alley; creek, a small stream flowing into Eastern Ray in Queen Anne County.

Crab Alley; neck, a strip of land between Crab Alley Creek and Prospect Ray in Queen Anne County.

Crabs; small branch of Rock Creek in Montgomery County.

Crabtree; creek, a small tributary of Savage River in Garrett County.

Craigtown; village in Cecil County.

Crampton; gap in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Frederick County.

Cranberry; run, a small tributary of Patapsco River in Carroll County.

Crane; cove, a small inlet of Big Annemessex Bay in Somerset County.

Crapo; post village in Dorchester County.

Creagerstown; village in Frederick County.

Crellin; post village in Garrett County.

Cremona; creek, a small tributary of Patuxent River in St. Mary County.

Cresaptown; post village in Allegany County.

Creswell; village in Harford County.

Cristfield; town in Somerset County. Population, 3,165.

Crocheron; post village in Dorchester County.

Cromleys Mountain; village in Cecil County.

Cromwell; village in Anne Arundel County.

Cronhardt; post village in Baltimore County.

Cropley; post village in Montgomery County.

Cropper; small, almost entirely marshy island in Newport Bay in Worcester County.

Crooked; run, a small branch of North Branch of Potomac River in Garrett County.

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

Crosby; village in Kent County.

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

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

Crossroads; post village in Charles County.

Crownsville; post village in Anne Arundel County on the Annapolis, Washington and Baltimore Railroad.

Crumpton; village in Queen Anne County. Population, 207.

Cub Hill; village in Baltimore County.

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

Cuckold; creek, a small branch of Mill Creek in St, Mary County.

Cuckold; creek, a small branch of Potomac River in Charles County.

Cuckold; point in Baltimore County, projecting into Back River.

Cumberland County seat of Allegany County on the Baltimore and Ohio, the Cumberland and Pennsylvania, the George's Creek and Cumberland, the Pennsylvania, and the West Virginia Central and Pittsburg railroads. Population, 17,128.

Cumberstone; post village in Anne Arundel County.

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

Curtail; small branch of Monocacy River in Frederick County.

Curtis; creek, a tributary to Curtis Bay in Anne Arundel County.

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

Curtis Bay Junction; village in Baltimore County on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

Cutmaptico; creek, a small tributary of Wicomico River in Wicomico County.

Cylburn; village in Baltimore County on Northern Central Railway.

Cypress; branch, a small tributary of Chester River in Kent County.

 

Maryland Gazetteer | Maryland AHGP

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

 

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