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Dailsville; village in Dorchester County.

Daisy; post village in Howard County.

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

Daniel; village in Carroll County.

Dans; mountain, a summit of Allegany Front in Allegany County with a maximum altitude of 2,882 feet in Dans Rock, and a rise of over 2,000 feet above the North Branch of Potomac River, which is at its base.

Dans Rock; summit in Dans Mountain in Allegany County. Height, 2,882 feet.

Damascus; town in Montgomery County. Population, 148.

Dames Quarter; creek, a small tributary of Wicomico River in Somerset County.

Dames Quarter; post village in Somerset County.

Dar; post village in Baltimore County.

Dares Wharf; post village in Calvert County.

Dargan; post village in Washington County.

Dark Hollow; run, a small branch of Whitemarsh Run in Baltimore County.

Darling-ton; village in Harford County. Population, 260.

Darnall; post village in Anne Arundel County.

Darnestown; post village in Montgomery County.

Davidsonville; post village in Anne Arundel County.

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

Davis; creek, a small branch of Langford Bay in Kent County.

Davis; station in Howard County on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

Davisonville; post village in Montgomery County.

Dawson; post village in Allegany County.

Dawsonville; village in Montgomery County.

Days; point in Harford County, projecting into Gunpowder River.

Daysville; village in Frederick County.

Dayton; post village in Howard County.

Deal; island in Tangier Sound in Somerset County, nearly half of which is sea marsh.

Deale; post village in Anne Arundel County.

Deal Island; post village in Somerset County.

Deep; cove, a small inlet of Chester River in Kent County.

Deep; creek, a small stream flowing through Howard and Baltimore counties into Patapsco River.

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

Deep; creek, a small tributary of Back River in Baltimore County.

Deep; creek, a small branch of Broad Creek in Harford County.

Deep; creek, a small stream in Anne Arundel County flowing into Chesapeake Bay.

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

Deep; creek, a tributary of Youghiogheny River in Garrett County.

Deep; landing on Patuxent River in Calvert County.

Deep; neck, a strip of land between Edge and Irish creeks in Talbot County.

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

Deep; point projecting into Chesapeake Bay in St. Mary County.

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

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

Deep; run, a stream on boundary between Howard and Anne Arundel counties, a tributary of Patapsco River.

Deep Banks; small marshy island in Holland Straits in Somerset County.

Deep Neck; point in Talbot County, projecting into Broad Creek.

Deer; creek, a tributary of Susquehanna River rising in Pennsylvania and flowing across the northeast corner of Baltimore County into Harford County.

Deercreek; post village in Harford County.

Deer Park; town in Garrett County on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. Population, 203.

Delight; village in Baltimore County.

Delmar; town in Wicomico County. Population, 659.

Dennings; village in Carroll County.

Dennis; creek, a small branch of Quantico Creek in Wicomico County.

Denton; county scat of Caroline County. Population, 900.

Dentsville; post village in Charles County.

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

De Sales; village in Baltimore County.

Detmold; hill on boundary between Garrett and Allegany counties.

Devil; small marshy island in Assawoman Bay in Worcester County.

Devil Nest; creek, a small tributary of Zekiah Swamp in Charles County.

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

Dickens; post village in Allegany County.

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

Ditch; run, a small tributary of Potomac River in Washington County.

Dividing; creek, a tributary of Pocomoke River on boundary between Somerset and Worcester counties.

Dobbin; two small islands in Magothy River in Anne Arundel County.

Dodson; post village in Garrett County.

Dog; mountain ridge in Garrett County.

Dog and Bitch; small marshy island in Isle of Wight Bay in Worcester County.

Dogwood; small branch of Little Elk River in Cecil County.

Dogwood; small tributary of Patapsco River hi Baltimore County.

Dominion; village in Queen Anne County.

Doncaster; post village in Charles County.

Dorchester County, organized in 1669; extends from Chesapeake Bay to the Delaware state line, and is bounded on the southeast by Nanticoke River and on the north by Choptank River. The surface is generally level, although the upper part of the comity undulates considerably. The area is 608 square miles, of which more than a third, or 128,160 acres, was under cultivation in 1900. The population for the same year was 27,962. The county seat is Cambridge, a town of about 5,000 inhabitants, while the next town in size is East Newmarket, which had a population of 1,267 in 1900. The average magnetic declination in the county in 1900 was 5° 35' west. The annual rainfall commonly ranges between 45 and 50 inches, and the mean annual temperature between 55° and 60°.

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

Dorseys; run, a small tributary of Little Patuxent River in Howard and Anne Arundel counties.

Dorseys; run, a small tributary of Patapsco River in Howard County.

Dorseys Run; station in Howard County on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

Double Bridge; branch, a small tributary of Pocomoke River in Worcester County.

Double Lick; run, a small branch of Blackhawk Run in Garrett County.

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

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

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

Dougherty; creek, a small tributary of Big Annemessex River in Somerset County.

Doughoregan; post village in Howard County.

Downes; post village in Caroline County on the Queen Anne's Railroad.

Downesville; post village in Washington County.

Dove; cove, a small inlet of Bush River in Harford County.

Drawbridge; post village in Dorchester County.

Drayden; post village in St. Mary County.

Druid; lake, in Druid Hill Park, a suburb of Baltimore City within its chartered limits.

Druid Hill Park; principal park of Baltimore City.

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

Drum; point in Calvert County, projecting into Patuxent River.

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

Drum; point in Somerset County, projecting into Tangier Sound.

Drum; point in Worcester County, projecting into Assawoman Bay.

Drum; point in 'Worcester County, projecting into Isle of Wight Bay.

Drumcliff; post village in St. Mary County.

Drum Point; cove, a small inlet of Manokin River in Somerset County.

Drum Point; village in Calvert County.

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

Drury; post village in Anne Arundel County.

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

Drybranch; village in Harford County.

Dry Seneca; creek, a small branch of Seneca Creek in Montgomery County.

Dublin; post village in Harford County.

Dublin; village in Somerset County.

Dubois; post village in Charles County.

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

Duffield; village in Charles County.

Duffy; creek, a small tributary of Sassafras River in Cecil County.

Dulaney; creek, a small tributary of Gunpowder Falls in Baltimore County.

Dulaney Valley; post village in Baltimore County.

Duley; post village in Prince George County.

Dun; cove, a small inlet of Harris Creek in Talbot County.

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

Dunghill; summit in Negro Mountain in Garrett County.

Dunkirk; post village in Calvert County.

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

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

Dutch; small island in Susquehanna River in Harford County.

Duvall; creek, a small tributary of Whitehall River in Anne Arundel County.

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

Dynard; post village in St. Mary County. 

Maryland Gazetteer | Maryland AHGP

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

 

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