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Gab; small island at mouth of Lighting Knot Cove in Somerset County.

Gaither; post village in Carroll County.

Gaithersburg; town in Montgomery County on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. Population, 547.

Galena; town in Kent County. Population, 251.

Gales; creek, a small branch of Rhode River in Anne Arundel County.

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

Gales; wharf on Worton Creek in Kent County.

Galestown; post village in Dorchester County.

Gallant Green; post village in Charles County on the Washington, Potomac and Chesapeake Railroad.

Galloway; creek, a small branch of Middle Creek in Baltimore County.

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

Galloways; post village in Anne Arundel County.

Gambage; small marshy island in Turville Creek in Worcester County.

Gamber; village in Carroll County.

Gambrills; post village on the Annapolis, Washington and Baltimore Railroad.

Gapland; post village in Washington County on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

Garland; post village in Harford County.

Garrett County, bounded on the north by Pennsylvania, on the east by Washington County, on the south by the North Branch of Potomac River, and on the west by West Virginia. The county is comprised mainly in the Allegany Plateau, having an undulating surface with an average altitude not far from 2,500 feet, and rising to a mountain range above the North Branch of Potomac River, known as Backbone Mountain, which has an extreme height of 3,400 feet and an average altitude of 3,000 feet. The northwest part is drained by Youghiogheny River to the Ohio and the southeast part by North Branch of the Potomac. The area is 240 square miles, of which less than 30 per cent, or 123,932 acres, was under cultivation in 1900. The population for the same year was 17,701. The county seat is Oakland, with a population of 2,170 in 1900. The average magnetic declination in the county in 1900 was 3° 45'. The annual rainfall commonly ranges between 45 and 50 inches, and the mean annual temperature between 45° and 50°.

Garrett; small island in Susquehanna River in Cecil County.

Garrett Park; town in Montgomery County on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. Population, 175.

Garrison; post village in Baltimore County.

Gary; post village in Howard County.

Gasheys; creek, a small branch of Swan Creek in Harford County.

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

Gem Mills; village in Baltimore County.

Gentsville; village in Baltimore County.

George; hill in Garrett County. Height, 3,004' feet.

Georges; creek, a tributary of North Branch of Potomac River on boundary between Allegany and Garrett counties.

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

Georges Island; landing in Worcester County on Chincoteague Bay.

Georgetown; post village in Kent County.

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

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

Gibson; small island in Chesapeake Bay in Anne Arundel County.

Gibson; village in Harford County.

Gilbert; run, a small stream in Charles County tributary to Gilbert Swamp.

Gilbert; swamp, a small marshy stream flowing into Wicomico River in Charles County.

Gillens Falls; small branch of South Branch of Patapsco River in Carroll County.

Gilmore; post village in Allegany County.

Gilpen; post village in Allegany County.

Ginrichs; station in Baltimore County on the Western Maryland Railroad.

Girdletree; town in Worcester County on the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad. Population, 336.

Gise; village in Garret County.

Gist; village in Kent County.

Gittings; post village in Baltimore County.

Givens; branch, a small stream draining Adkins Pond and flowing into Pocomoke River in Wicomico County.

Glade; run, a small tributary of North Branch of Potomac River in Garrett County.

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

Glebe; creek, a small tributary of Miles River in Talbot County.

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

Glen; post village in Montgomery County.

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

Glenburnie; station in Anne Arundel County on the Baltimore and Annapolis Short Line Railroad.

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

Glen Cove; village in Harford County.

Glen Echo; post village in Montgomery County.

Glenelg; post village in Howard County.

Glen Falls; station in Baltimore County on the Western Maryland Railroad.

Glen Morris; post village in Baltimore County on the Western Maryland Railroad.

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

Glenville: post village in Harford County.

Glenwood; post village in Howard County.

Glymont; post village in Charles County.

Glyndon; post village in Baltimore County on the Western Maryland Railroad.

Gods Grace; point in Calvert County, projecting into Patuxent River.

Goldenhill; post village in Dorchester County.

Golden Ring; station in Baltimore County on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

Goldsboro; creek, a small tributary of Tred Avon River in Talbot County.

Goldsboro; post village in Caroline County.

Golfs; post village and static in in Kent County on the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad.

Good Luck; village in Prince George County.

Goodwill; village in Worcester County.

Goody Hill; small branch of Basset Creek in Worcester County.

Goose; creek, a small stream in Somerset County flowing into Kedge Strait,

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

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

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

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

Goose; pond forming a small inlet of Assawoman Bay in Worcester County.

Goose; pond in Anne Arundel County having outlet into Chesapeake Bay.

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

Gorman; village in Garrett County.

Gorsuch; post village in Carroll County on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

Gorsuch Mills; village in Baltimore County.

Gortner; post village in Garrett County.

Goshen; creek, a small tributary of Great Seneca Creek in Montgomery County.

Goshen; post village in Montgomery County.

Governor Run; post village in Calvert County.

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

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

Graceham; post village in Frederick County on the Western Maryland Railroad,

Grafton; village in Charles County.

Grafton Shops; village in Harford County.

Graney; creek, a small tributary to Chesapeake Bay in Queen Anne County.

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

Granite; post village in Baltimore County.

Grantsville; town in Garrett County. Population, 175.

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

Gratitude; post village in Kent County.

Gravelly; point in Dorchester County, projecting into Nanticoke River.

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

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

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

Grays; hill in Cecil County. Height, 268 feet.

Grays; island, a bit of elevated dry land in sea marshes of Dorchester County. Grays Corner; village in Worcester County.

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

Grayton; post village in Charles County.

Great; bay, a small inlet of Tar Bay in Dorchester County.

Great; cove, a small inlet of Tangier Sound in Dorchester County.

Great; falls in the Potomac River between Fairfax County, Va., and Montgomery County.

Great Bohemia; creek, rises in Delaware and flows through Cecil County into Bohemia River.

Great Egging, beach, on sand bar separating Sinepuxent Bay from the Atlantic Ocean in Worcester County.

Greatfalls; post village in Montgomery County.

Great Marsh; point in Talbot County, projecting into Chesapeake Bay.

Great Mills; post village in St. Mary County.

Great Seneca; creek, a tributary of Potomac River in Montgomery County.

Great Tonoloway; creek, a small branch of Potomac River in Washington County.

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

Green; run, a small tributary of Pocomoke River in Wicomico County.

Green; mountain ridge separating Town Creek from Purstane Run in Allegany County.

Greenbury; point in Anne Arundel County, projecting into Annapolis Roads.

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

Greenfield Mills; village in Frederick County.

Green Glade; run, a small branch of Deep Creek in Garrett County.

Greenhill; village in Somerset County.

Greenhurst; post village in Cecil County.

Green Marsh; point in Baltimore County, projecting into Back River.

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

Greenock; post village in Anne Arundel County.

Green Point; wharf in Kent County on Worton Creek.

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

Greensboro; town in Caroline County on the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad. Population, 641.

Green Spring; village in Baltimore County.

Green Spring Junction; station in Baltimore County on the Northern Central and Western Maryland railroads.

Green Valley; village in Frederick County.

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

Greenwood; post village in Baltimore County on the Western Maryland Railroad.

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

Greys; small inlet of Newport Bay in Worcester County.

Greystone; village in Baltimore County.

Griffin; post village in Caroline County.

Grifton; post village in Montgomery County.

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

Grimes; post village in Washington County on the Norfolk and Western Railway.

Grove; small tributary of Chester River in Queen Anne County.

Grove; neck, a strip of land between Sassafras River and Pond Creek in Cecil County.

Grove; point in Cecil County, projecting into mouth of Sassafras River.

Grove; post village in Caroline County on the Norfolk and Western Railway.

Guard; post village in Garrett County.

Guest; point in St. Mary County, projecting into St. Clement Bay.

Guilford; post village in Howard County.

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

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

Gum Swamp; village in Dorchester County.

Gunby; creek, a small tributary to Pocomoke Sound in Somerset County.

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

Gunpowder; neck, a strip of land between Gunpowder and Bush rivers in Harford County.

Gunpowder; river, a large estuary on boundary between Harford and Baltimore counties flowing into Chesapeake Bay.

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

Guys; village in Queen Anne County.

Gwynnbrook; post village in Baltimore County.

Gwynns Falls; creek in Baltimore County near Baltimore; flows into Middle Branch of Patapsco River.

Maryland Gazetteer | Maryland AHGP

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

 

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