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Habnab; post village in Somerset County.

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

Hagerstown; county seat of Washington County on the Baltimore and Ohio, the Cumberland Valley, the Norfolk and Western, and the Western Maryland railroads. Population, 13,591.

Haha; small branch of Otter Point Creek in Harford County.

Haight; village in Carroll County.

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

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

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

Halethorp; post village in Baltimore County on the Baltimore and Ohio and the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington railroads.

Halfway; post village in Washington County on the Cumberland Valley Railroad.

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

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

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

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

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

Halls; hill, a summit in Hoop Pole Mountain Ridge in Garrett County. Height, 2,700 feet.

Halls; post village in Prince George County.

Halpine: station in Montgomery County on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

Hambleton; creek, a small tributary of Chester River in Queen Anne County.

Hambleton; creek, a small branch of Miles Creek in Talbot County.

Hambleton; small island in Broad Creek in Talbot County.

Hambleton; post village in Talbot County.

Hambrook; sand bar in Choptank River in Dorchester County.

Hamburg; village in Frederick County.

Hammock; point in Somerset County, projecting into Little Annemessex River.

Hammond; branch, a tributary of Little Patuxent River in Howard County.

Hampden; suburb of Baltimore city within its chartered limits.

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

Hance; point in Cecil County, projecting into Northeast River.

Hancock; run, a small branch of Nanjemoy Creek in Charles County.

Hancock; town in Washington County; population, 824.

Handys; hammock, a bit of marsh in Newport Bay in Worcester County.

Hanesville; post village in Kent County.

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

Hansonville; village in Frederick County.

Happy Valley; branch, a small tributary of Susquehanna River in Cecil County.

Harbor; cove, a small inlet of Eastern Bay in Talbot County.

Hardesty; post village in Prince George County.

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

Hardys Hole; passage between Mills Island and a small adjacent island in Chincoteague Bay in Worcester County.

Harford County, organized in 1773, is bounded on the east and southeast by Susquehanna River and Chesapeake Bay, north by Pennsylvania, and on the west and southwest by Baltimore County. The surface is varied, the lower part being level, while above the Philadelphia turnpike it is undulating and quite hilly in some parts. It is well drained by the branches of the Little Gunpowder Falls in the lower part, while Deer Creek and its branches drain the northern part. The area is 388 square miles, of which almost three-fourths, or 174,255 acres, was under cultivation in 1900. The population for the same year was 28,269. The county seat is Belair. The average magnetic declination in the county in 1900 was 5° 40' west. The annual rainfall commonly ranges between 45 and 50 inches, and the mean annual temperature between 50° an! 55°.

Harford Furnace; post village in Harford County.

Harkin; village in Harford County.

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

Harmony Grove; post village and station in Frederick County on the Northern Central Railroad.

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

Harper; station in Talbot County on the Baltimore, Chesapeake and Atlantic Railway.

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

Harris; wharf on Chesapeake Bay in Kent County.

Harris Lot; post village in Charles County.

Harrisonville; village in Baltimore County.

Harry; creek, a small tributary of St. Martin River in Worcester County.

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

Hart; small, almost entirely marshy island in Chesepcake Bay in Baltimore County.

Hartley; post village in Baltimore County.

Harvey; village in Washington County.

Harwood; post village in Anne Arundel County on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

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

Hathaway; small island in Patapsco River in Baltimore County.

Hauser; post village in Garrett County.

Havemyer Park; village in Prince George County.

Havre de Grace; post village in Harford County on the Baltimore and Ohio and the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington railroads.

Hawk; cove, a small inlet of Chesapeake Bay in Baltimore County.

Hawkins; point in Anne Arundel County, projecting into Patapsco River. A lighthouse is erected thereon.

Hawlings; river, a tributary of Patuxent River in Montgomery County.

Hawthorn; cove, a small inlet of Seneca Creek in Baltimore County.

Hayden; post village in Queen Anne County.

Haystack; small branch of Long Green Creek in Baltimore County.

Haystack; pond, a small inlet at mouth of St. Martin River in Worcester County.

Hazard; cove, a small inlet near mouth of Big Annemessex River in Somerset County.

Hazard; point in Somerset County, projecting into mouth of Manokin River.

Hazelnut; small branch of Bens Branch in Frederick County.

Hazen; post village in Allegany County.

Head of Creek; village in Somerset County.

Hearns; village in Wicomico County.

Hebbville; village in Baltimore County.

Hebron; post village in Wicomico County on the Baltimore, Chesapeake and Atlantic Railway.

Helen; post village in St. Mary County.

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

Hellen; gut, a small branch of Patuxent River in Calvert County.

Hellen; village in Calvert County.

Hen and Chickens; small marshy island in St. Martin River in Worcester County.

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

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

Henson; creek, a small tributary of Potomac River in Prince George County.

Hepbron; station in Kent County on the Baltimore, Chesapeake and Atlantic Railway.

Hereford; village in Baltimore County.

Hermanville; post village in St. Mary County.

Hernwood; village in Baltimore County.

Heron; small island in Potomac River in St. Mary County.

Herring; bay, and arm of Chesapeake Bay in Anne Arundel County.

Herring; creek, a small tributary of Herring Bay in Anne Arundel County.

Herring; creek, a small tributary of Choptank River in Caroline County.

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

Herring; run, a small tributary of Back River in Baltimore County.

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

Hess; post village in Harford County.

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

Hickory; village in Harford County.

Hickorynut; small island in Susquehanna River in Harford County.

Hicks Mill; village in Prince George County.

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

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

High; rock, a summit in Big Savage Mountain in Garrett County. Height, 3,000 feet.

Highfield; post village in Washington County.

Highland; post village in Howard County on the Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad.

High Point; village in Harford County.

Hill; small marshy island in Assawoman Bay in Worchester County.

Hill; point in Anne Arundel County, projecting into South River.

Hill; run, a small branch of Georges Creek in Allegany County.

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

Hills; point in Dorchester County, projecting into Chesapeake Bay.

Hillsboro; town in Caroline County on the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad. Population, 196.

Hills Point; cove, a small inlet at mouth of Little Choptank River in Dorchester County.

Hillspoint; post village in Dorchester County.

Hilltop; post village in Charles County.

Hillville; village in St. Mary County.

Hilton; village in Howard County.

Hobbs; post village in Caroline County.

Hoffman; village in Allegany County on the Gunpowder Valley Railroad.

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

Hog; hills in Cecil County. Height, 300 feet.

Hog; marsh, a swamp in Dorchester County.

Hog; small island in Chesapeake Bay in Calvert County.

Hog; small marshy island south of Marsh Creek in Queen Anne County.

Hoghole; creek, a small stream tributary to Prospect Bay in Queen Anne County.

Hog Island; point in Worcester County, projecting into Chincoteague Bay.

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

Holland; small, almost entirely marshy island in Holland Straits in Dorchester County.

Holland, point in Anno Arundel County, projecting into Chesapeake Bay.

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

Holland; strait, a passage between Bloodsworth Island and South Marsh on bounds ary between Dorchester and Somerset counties.

Holland Island; bar, a small island at entrance to Holland Straits in Dorchester County. A light-house is erected thereon.

Holland Island; post village in Dorchester County.

Hollands; small branch of Deer Creek in Harford County.

Hollin Cliff; point in Calvert County, projecting into Patuxent River.

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

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

Hollygrove; station in Worcester County on the Baltimore, Chesapeake and Atlantic Railway.

Hollywood; post village in St. Mary County.

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

Homeland; station in Baltimore County on the Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad.

Honga; river, a long winding bay, an arm of Chesapeake Bay.

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

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

Hooper; islands, a long narrow strip of almost entirely marshy land between Honga River and Chesapeake Bay in Dorchester County.

Hooper; neck, a strip of land between Davis and Slaughter creeks in Dorchester County.

Hooper; point in Dorchester County, projecting into Little Choptank River.

Hoopersville; post village in Dorchester County.

Hoop Pole; small mountain ridge in Garrett County.

Hope; post village in Queen Anne County.

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

Hopkins; creek, a small branch of Middle River in Baltimore County.

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

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

Horner; cove, a small inlet of West Fork of Langford Bay in Kent County.

Horning-; run, a small branch of Bird River in Baltimore County.

Horse; creek, a branch of Ape Hole Creek in Somerset County.

Horse; small marshy island at mouth of Manklin Creek in Worcester County.

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

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

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

Horsepen; branch, a small tributary of Prince George County.

Horseshoe; bend, a small inlet of St. Mary River in St. Mary County.

Horseshoe; point in Anne Arundel County, projecting into Chepapeake Bay.

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

Houstans; branch, a small tributary of Nanticoke River in Caroline County.

Howard County, formed out of the northwest corner of Anne Arundel County, is bounded on the north by Carroll County, east by Baltimore and Anne Arundel counties, and southwest by Prince George and Montgomery counties. The surface is undulating, being completely intersected with spring branches flowing into larger streams. The area is 240 square miles, of which more than three-fourths, or 110,546 acres, was under cultivation in 1900. The population for the same year was 16,715. The county seat is Ellicott City. The average magnetic declination in the county in 1900 was 5° 15' west. The annual rainfall commonly ranges between 45 and 50 inches, and the mean annual temperature between 50° and 55°.

Howard; wharf on St. Clement Bay in St. Mary County.

Howardsville; post village in Baltimore County.

Howell; point in Kent County, projecting into Chesapeake Bay.

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

Hoyes; run, a small branch of Youghiogheny River in Garrett County.

Hoyes; post village in Garrett County.

Huddle; point in Anne Arundel County, projecting into Magothy River.

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

Hudson; post village in Dorchester County.

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

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

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

Huntersville; post village in St. Mary County.

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

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

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

Huntingfield; creek, a small stream tributary to Chesapeake Bay in Kent County.

Huntingfield; point in Kent County, projecting into Chesapeake Bay.

Hunting Hill; post village in Montgomery County.

Huntingtown; post village in Calvert County.

Hurlock; post village in Dorchester County.

Hurry; post village in St. Mary County.

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

Hutton; creek, a small tributary of Wicomico River.

Hutton; post village in Garrett County on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

Hyattstown; town in Montgomery County. Population, 81.

Hyattsville; town in Prince George County on the Baltimore and Ohio and the Chesapeake Beach railroads. Population, 1,222.

Hydes; post village in Baltimore County.

Hynesboro; village in Prince George County.

Hynson; post village in Caroline County. 

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

 

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