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Quaker; neck, a strip of land lying between East Fork of Langford Bay and Chester River in Kent County.

Quaker; wharf on Chester River in Kent County.

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

Queen Anne County, organized in 1706, is situated on the eastern shore of Chesapeake Bay, extending from the Delaware State line on the east to Chesapeake Bay on the west, and is bounded on the north by Chester River and south by Talbot and Caroline counties. The surface is generally low and level, and is drained by numerous creeks. The area is 376 square miles, of which almost three-fourths, or 172,396 acres, was under cultivation in 1900. The population for the same year was 18,364. The county seat is Centerville, with a population of 1,231 inhabitants 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 50° and 55°.

Queen Anne; post village in Queen Anne County on the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington and the Queen Anne's railroads.

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

Queenstown; town in Queen Anne County on the Queen Anne's Railroad. Population, 374.

Queen Tree; landing on Patuxent River in St. Mary County.

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

Quince Orchard; post village in Montgomery County.

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Raccoon; creek, a small tributary to Fishing Bay in Dorchester County.

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

Ragged; mountain, a spur of Polish Mountain in Allegany County.

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

Raisins; wharf on Sassafras River in Kent County.

Randallstown; post village in Baltimore County.

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

Raspeburg; post village in Baltimore County.

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

Rattlesnake; landing on Chincoteague Bay in Worcester County.

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

Raxton; village in Baltimore County.

Rayville; village in Baltimore County.

Reason; run, a small stream rising in Garrett County and flowing through Pennsylvania into Youghiogheny River.

Reckord; post village in Baltimore County.

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

Red; outlying broken ridge west of and parallel to Meadow Mountain in Garrett County.

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

Reddy; small branch of Hawlings River in Montgomery County.

Redgate; post village in St. Mary County.

Red House; branch, a small tributary of Tuckahoe Creek in Queen Anne County.

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

Redhouse; post village in Garrett County.

Redland; post village in Montgomery County.

Red Lion; branch, a small tributary of Chester River in Queen Anne County.

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

Reeder; wharf on Patuxent River in St. Mary County.

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

Reedsgrove; post village in Somerset County.

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

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

Rehobeth; post village in Somerset County.

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

Reistertown; post village in Baltimore County.

Relay; station in Baltimore County on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

Renix; village in Allegany County on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

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

Revell; post village in Anne Arundel County on the Baltimore and Annapolis Short Line Railroad.

Revels; neck, a strip of land lying between Kings Creek and Back River in Somerset County.

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

Reybold; wharf on Elk River in Cecil County.

Rhine; creek, a tributary of Cherry Creek in Garrett County.

Rhode; hill, a summit in Garrett County.

Rhode; river, a tributary of West River in Anne Arundel County.

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

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

Richardsmere; post village in Cecil County.

Richland; cove, a small inlet of Chesapeake Bay in Dorchester County.

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

Rick; neck, a strip of land between Elk and Sassafras rivers in Cecil County.

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

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

Rider; post village in Baltimore County.

Ridge; post village in St. Mary County.

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

Ridgeville; village in Carroll County.

Ridgley; cove, a small inlet of Middle Branch of Patapsco River within chartered limits of Baltimore City.

Ridgley; hill, a summit in Garrett County. Height, 2,617 feet.

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

Riggs Mills; village in Prince George County.

Rioll; cove, a small inlet of Little Choptank River in Dorchester County.

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

Ripley; post village in Charles County.

Rising Sun; post village in Cecil County on the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad. Population, 382.

Ritchie; post village in Prince George County on the Chesapeake Beach Railway.

River; hill, a summit in Garrett County. Elevation, 2,700 feet.

Riverdale; post village in Prince George County on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. Riverside; post village in Charles County.

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

River Spring's; post village in St. Mary County.

Riverton; post village in Wicomico County.

Riverview; post village in Anne Arundel County.

River View; village in Prince George County.

Rives; village in Prince George County.

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

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

Roberts; small island in Susquehanna River in Harford County.

Roberts; post village in Queen Anne County.

Roberts; village in Allegany County on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

Robin; cove, a small inlet of Chester River in Queen Anne County.

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

Robins; branch, a small tributary of Choptank River in Caroline County.

Robins; creek, a small tributary to Chincoteague Bay in Worcester County.

Robins; marsh in Chincoteague Bay in Worcester County.

Robinson; neck, a strip of land between Beaverdam and St. John creeks in Dorchester County.

Robinson; post village in Anne Arundel County on the Baltimore and Annapolis Short Line Railroad.

Rock; creek, a small branch of Carroll Creek in Frederick County.

Rock; creek, a small tributary to Chesapeake Bay in Somerset County.

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

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

Rock; creek, a small tributary of Tangier Sound in Somerset County.

Rock; creek, a small tributary of Patuxent River in Prince George County.

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

Rock; hole, a small inlet of Tangier Sound in Somerset County.

Rock; point in Anne Arundel County, projecting into Patapsco River.

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

Rock; run, a small branch of Buffalo Creek in Garrett County.

Rock; run, a small tributary of Susquehanna River in Cecil County.

Rock; run, a small tributary of Susquehanna River in Harford County.

Rockawalking; creek, a tributary of Wicomico River in Wicomico County.

Rockawalking; post village in Wicomico County.

Rockburn; branch, a small tributary of Patapsco River in Howard County.

Rockdale; village in Baltimore County.

Rock Gully; creek, a small branch of Evitts Creek in Allegany County.

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

Rockhall; landing on Chesapeake Bay in Kent County.

Rockhall; post village in Kent County.

Rockland; village in Baltimore County on the Northern Central Railway.

Rockpoint; post village in Charles County.

Rock Run; village in Cecil County on the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad.

Rocks; post village in Harford County.

Rocksprings; post village in Cecil County.

Rockville; county seat of Montgomery County on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. Population, 1,110.

Rocky; branch, a small tributary of Little Gunpowder Falls in Harford County.

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

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

Rockyridge; post village in Frederick County on the Emmitsburg and the Western Maryland railroads.

Roe; post village in Queen Anne County

Rogers; village in Baltimore County on the Northern Central Railway.

Rogue Harbor; branch, a small tributary of Little Patuxent River in Anne Arundel County.

Rogues; harbor, a small inlet of Elk River in Cecil County.

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

Rollin; village in Calvert County.

Rolphs; post village in Queen Anne County.

Roman; nose, a mountain ridge in Garrett County. Elevation, 3,006 feet.

Romney; creek, a small tributary to Chesapeake Bay in Harford County.

Rosaryville; post village in Prince George County.

Rosecroft; post village in Prince George County.

Rosedale; village in Baltimore County on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

Rose Neck; point in Dorchester County, projecting into Fishing Bay.

Roslyn; post village in Baltimore County.

Ross; small island in Susquehanna River in Harford County.

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

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

Rough; small island in Susquehanna River in Cecil County.

Round; bay, a small inlet of Severn River in Anne Arundel County.

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

Round Bay; village in Anne Arundel County on the Baltimore and Annapolis Short Line Railroad.

Roundtop; hill, a summit in Tonoloway Ridge. Elevation, 1,388 feet.

Roundtop; wharf on Chester River in Kent County.

Rover; post village in Howard County.

Rowie; village in Prince George County.

Rowland; small island in Susquehanna River in Harford County.

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

Rowley; cove, an inlet of Chincoteague Bay in Worcester County.

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

Roxbury Mills; post village in Howard County.

Royal Oak; post village in Talbot County on the Baltimore, Chesapeake and Atlantic Railway.

Royal Oak; village in Wicomico County on the Baltimore, Chesapeake and Atlantic Railway.

Royston; small island at mouth of Broad Creek in Talbot County.

Ruhl; village in Baltimore County.

Rush; village in Allegany County.

Rush; post village in Allegany Comity.

Rushville; village in Montgomery County.

Russell; branch, a small tributary of Dry Seneca Creek in Montgomery Courty .

Ruthsburg; post village in Queen Anne County.

Rutland; post village in Anne Arundel County.

Rutledge; post village in Harford County.

Ryceville; post village in Charles County.

 

Maryland Gazetteer | Maryland AHGP

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

 

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