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Sabellasville; post village in Frederick County on the Western Maryland Railroad.

Sackertown; village in Somerset County.

St. Augustine; post village in Cecil County.

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

St. Catherine; small island in Susquehanna River in Harford County.

St. Catherine; sound, a small inlet of Potomac River in St. Mary County

St. Clement; bay, an inlet of Potomac River in St. Mary County.

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

St. Clement Bay; village in St. Mary County.

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

St. George; island in Potomac River in St. Mary County.

St. George; post village in Baltimore County.

St. George Island; post village in St. Mary County.

St. Helena; small island in Round Bay in Anne Arundel County.

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

St. Inigoes; post village in St. Mary County.

St. James Corners; village in Baltimore County.

St. James School; post village in Washington County.

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

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

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

St. John; creek, a small tributary of Punch Island Creek in Dorchester County.

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

St. John; rock, a summit on Big Savage Mountain. Elevation, 2,930 feet.

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

St. Leonard; post village in Calvert County.

St. Margaret; small island in Wicomico River in St. Mary County.

St. Margaret; village in Anne Arundel County.

St. Martin; post village in Worcester County on the Baltimore, Chesapeake and Atlantic Railway.

St. Mary County, settled in 1634, occupies the southeast extremity of the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay, and forms a peninsula bounded on the southwest by Potomac River, on the northeast by the bay and Patuxent River, and northwest by Charles County. The surface of the county is varied, the northwestern portion being undulated, while the southeastern portion is mostly level and low. It is well drained by numerous creeks and branches. The area is 372 square miles, of which nearly one-half, or 109,553 acres, was under cultivation in 1900. The population for the same year was 17,182. The county seat is Leonardtown. The average magnetic declination in the county in 1900 was 4° 30'. The annual rainfall commonly ranges between 45 and 50 inches, and the mean annual temperature between 55° and 60°.

St. Mary; post village in St. Mary County.

St. Mary; river, an estuary flowing into Potomac River near its mouth.

St. Michaels; post village in Talbot County on the Baltimore, Chesapeake and Atlantic Railway. Population, 1,043.

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

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

St. Pierre; small marshy island in Manokin River in Somerset County.

St. Pierre; point in Somerset County, projecting into Manokin River.

St. Stephen; village in Somerset County.

Salem; post village in Dorchester County.

Salisbury; county seat of Wicomico County on the Baltimore, Chesapeake and Atlantic and the New York, Philadelphia and Norfolk railroads. Population, 4,277.

Salt Block; mountain in Garrett County. Elevation, 2,768 feet.

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

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

Saltpeter; creek, a small tributary of Bush River in Baltimore County.

Sampson; rock, a summit in Big Savage Mountain. Elevation, 2,942 feet.

Sams; creek, a small tributary of Piney Branch in Carroll County.

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

Sandgates; post village in St. Mary County.

Sandy; branch, a small tributary of Potomac River in Montgomery County.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sandy Bottom; village in Kent County.

Sandy Hill; landing on Nanticoke River in Wicomico County.

Sandy Hook; village in Washington County on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

Sandy Point; small marshy island in Sinepuxent Bay in Worcester County.

Sandyspring; post village in Montgomery County.

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

Sang Run; post village in Garrett County.

Sassafras; post village in Kent County.

Sassafras; neck, a strip of land lying between Sassafras and Bohemia Rivers in Cecil County.

Sassafras; River on boundary between Cecil and Kent counties, a tributary to Chesapeake Bay.

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

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

Savage; river, tributary of North Branch of Potomac River in Garrett County.

Savannah; small lake drained by Jack Creek, a tributary of Nanticoke River in Dorchester County.

Saw Mill; branch, a small tributary of Furnace Creek in Anne Arundel County.

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

Sawmill; creek, a small tributary of Sassafras River in Kent County.

Sawney; cove, a small inlet of Chesapeake Bay in Somerset County.

Sawpit; run, a small tributary of Town Creek in Allegany County.

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

Scaggsville; post village in Howard County.

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

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

Scarff; post village in Harford County.

Schoolhouse; hill in Harford County.

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

Scotchman; creek, a small tributary of Bohemia River in Cecil County.

Scotland; post village in St. Mary County.

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

Scott Level; village in Baltimore County.

Scotts; landing on Chincoteague Bay in Worcester County.

Seabrook; post village in Prince George County on the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Wasl 1 i ngton Rai 1 road.

Seat Pleasant; post village in Prince George County.

Sea Wall Junction; village in Anne Arundel County on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

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

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

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

Secretary; village in Dorchester County. Population, 410.

Selby; bay, a small inlet at mouth of South River in Anne Arundel County.

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

Sellman; post village in Montgomery County.

Seneca; creek, a small tributary to Chesapeake Bay in Baltimore County.

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

Seneca; post village in Montgomery County.

Severn; post village in Anne Arundel County on the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad.

Severn; river in Anne Arundel County flowing into Chesapeake Bay.

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

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

Shad; point in Wicomico County, projecting into Wicomico River.

Shadow Hall; point in Cecil County, projecting into Furnace Creek.

Shadyside; post village in Anne Arundel County.

Shaft; post village in Allegany County.

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

Shamburg; village in Baltimore County.

Shane; post village in Baltimore County.

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

Sharperville; village in Prince George County.

Sharps; small island in Chesapeake Bay in Dorchester County.

Sharps; point in Wicomico County, projecting into Wicomico River.

Sharpsburg; town in Washington County. Population, 1,030.

Sharptown; town in Wicomico County. Population, 529.

Shaw; bay, a small inlet of Eastern Bay in Talbot County.

Shawan; village in Baltimore County.

Shawsville; village in Harford County.

Sheepshead; harbor, an inlet of Kedge Straits in Somerset County.

Shellcorn; wharf on Sassafras River in Kent County.

Shelltown; post village in Somerset County.

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

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

Sheridan Point; post village in Calvert County.

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

Sherwood; post village in Talbot County.

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

Shingle; landing on Shingle Landing Prong in Worcester County.

Shingle Landing; prong, a small tributary of St. Martin River in Worcester County.

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

Shipley; point in Cecil County, projecting into Furnace Creek.

Shipley; village in Anne Arundel County on the Baltimore and Annapolis Short-Line Railroad.

Shipping; creek, a small tributary to Eastern Bay in Queen Anne County.

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

Shirtpond; cove, a small inlet at mouth of Big Annemessex River in Somerset County.

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

Shock Mills; village in Carroll County.

Short; point in St. Mary County, projecting into St. Martin River.

Shorters; landing on Backgarden Creek in Dorchester County.

Short Line; junction, a station in Harford County on the Baltimore and Annapolis Short Line and the Bay Ridge railroads.

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

Shrewsbury; neck, a strip of land lying; between Turner and Freeman creeks in Kent County.

Shriver; ridge, a continuation of Knobby Mountain of West Virginia separating two small branches of North Branch of Potomac River.

Shures Landing; post village in Harford County.

Sickle; hill on boundary between West Virginia and Garrett County. Elevation, 2,400 feet.

Sideling; hill, a mountain ridge in Washington County extending into Pennsylvania.

Sideling Hill; creek, a tributary of Potomac River on boundary between Allegany and Washington counties.

Siebert; post village in Allegany County.

Silesia; post village in Prince George County.

Silver; run, a small tributary of Big Pipe Creek in Carroll County.

Silverhill; post village in Prince George County.

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

Simpsonville; post village in Howard County.

Sinepuxent; neck, a strip of land lying between Sinepuxent and Newport bays in Worcester County.

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

Sines; post village in Garrett County.

Singer; post village in Harford County.

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

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

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

Skipton; creek, a small tributary of Wye River in Talbot County.

Skipton; post village in Talbot County.

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

Slidell; post village in Montgomery County.

Sligo; post village in Montgomery County.

Sligo; small branch of Northwest Branch in Prince George County.

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

Smith; cove, a small inlet of Middle Branch of Patapsco River within limits of Baltimore city.

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

Smith; small island in Chesapeake Bay in Somerset County.

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

Smithsburg; town in Washington County. Population, 462.

Smithville; post village in Caroline County.

Smithville; village in Dorchester County.

Smithville; village in Kent County.

Smokehouse; cove, a small inlet of St. Martin River in Worcester County.

Snaggy; hill in Garrett County.

Snake; small island in Susquehanna River in Harford County.

Snow Hill; county seat of Worcester County on the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad. Population, 1,596.

Snowy; creek, a small branch of Youghiogheny River in Garrett County.

Sollers; point in Baltimore County, projecting into Patapsco River.

Sollers; post village in Calvert County on the Northern Central Railway.

Solley; post village in Anne Arundel County.

Solomon; ridge, a spur of Meadow Mountain separating Dry and Big runs in Garrett County.

Solomons; post village in Calvert County.

Solomons Lump; small island in Kedge Straits in Somerset County. A light-house is erected thereon.

Somerset County, is the southernmost bay county of the Eastern Shore. It is bounded on the north by Wicomico County, east by Worcester County, south by Pocomoke River and Sound, and west by Chesapeake Bay. The surface is generally level, but sufficiently undulating to afford good drainage. The area is 362 square miles, of which more than a third, or 82,650 acres, was under cultivation in 1900. The population for the same year was 25,193. The county seat is Princess Anne. It also contains the town of Crisfield, of 3,165 inhabitants in 1900. The average magnetic declination in the county in 1900 was 5° 00'. The annual rainfall commonly ranges between 45 and 50 inches, and the mean annual temperature between 55° and 60°.

Somerset; creek, a small tributary of Wicomico Creek in Somerset County.

Sopers; creek, a small branch of Little Bennetts Creek in Montgomery County.

Sopers; hill in Montgomery County. Elevation, 469.

Sotterly; point in St. Mary County, projecting into Patuxent River.

Sotterly; post village in St. Mary County.

South; branch, a tributary of Bear Creek in Garrett County.

South; branch, a tributary of Shingle Landing Prong in Worcester County.

South; branch, a tributary of Castleman River in Garrett County.

South; branch, a tributary of Laurel Run in Garrett County.

South; fork, a branch of Linganore Creek in Frederick County.

South; fork, a tributary of Bens Creek in Frederick County.

South; fork, a tributary of Green Run in Wicomico County.

South; fork, a tributary of Sand Run in Garrett County.

South; hammock, small bits of marshy land in Assawoman Bay in Worcester County.

South; large marshy island in Somerset County between Holland and Kedge straits.

South; river in Anne Arundel County flowing into Chesapeake Bay.

South Branch of Patapsco; river, on boundary between Howard and Carroll Counties.

South Cumberland; village in Allegany County.

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

South River; post village in Anne Arundel County.

South Tuscarora; creek, a small tributary of Potomac River in Frederick County.

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

Spaniards; neck, a strip of land lying between Chester and Corsica rivers in Queen Anne County.

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

Sparrow; point in Baltimore County, projecting into Patapsco River.

Sparrow Point; town in Baltimore County on the Northern Central Railway.

Spaw; creek, a small tributary to Annapolis Roads in Anne Arundel County.

Spedden; wharf on Hudson Creek in Dorchester County.

Speelman Mills; village in Garrett County.

Spence; cove, small inlet of Newport Bay in Worcester County.

Spence; post village in Worcester County.

Spencer; creek, a small tributary of Edge Creek in Talbot County.

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

Spencer; small island in Susquehanna River in Harford County.

Spencers; wharf on Town Creek in St. Mary County.

Spencerville; post village in Montgomery County.

Spesutie; large, almost entirely marshy island in Chesapeake Bay in Harford County.

Spesutie; narrows, a passageway separating Spesutie Island from the mainland in Harford County.

Spielman; post village in Washington County.

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

Spook; hill in Baltimore County.

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

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

Spring; small marshy island in Holland Straits in Dorchester County.

Springfield; post village in Prince George County oh the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad.

Springhill; post village in Charles County.

Springlick; run, a small tributary of Crabtree Creek in Garrett County.

Spry; small marshy island at mouth of Gunpowder River in Harford County.

Squirrel Neck; run, a small tributary of Georges Creek in Allegany County.

Stabler; hill in Montgomery County. Elevation, 571 feet.

Stablersville; village in Baltimore County.

Stafford; post village in Harford County.

Stanley; run, a small tributary of Swanson Creek in Prince George County.

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

Starkley Corner; village in Queen Anne' County.

Staub; run, a small tributary of Georges Creek in Allegany County.

Steele; small island in Susquehanna River in Cecil County.

Stemmer; run, a small branch of Northeast Creek in Baltimore County.

Stephensville; post village in Queen Anne County.

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

Sterrer; small island in Susquehanna River in Cecil County.

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

Steves Island; village in Worcester County.

Stewart; neck, a strip of land lying between Kings and Jones creeks and Manokin River in Somerset County.

Still; small pond at junction of Churn and Stillpond creeks in Kent County.

Stillpond; creek, a small tributary to Still Pond in Kent County.

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

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

Stockton; town in Worcester County.

Stoddart; point in Charles County, projecting into AVicomico River.

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

Stone; run, a small branch of Octararo Creek in Cecil County.

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

Stone House; cove, a small inlet of Curtis Bay in Anne Arundel County.

Stony; run, a small tributary of Patapsco River in Anne Arundel County. Stony; run, a small branch of Northeast River in Cecil County.

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

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

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

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

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

Stony Run; station in Anne Arundel County on the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad.

Stratford; small mountain ridge in Allegany County lying between Sawpit Run and Town Creek.

Strawberry; creek, a small tributary of Middle River in Baltimore County.

Street; post village in Harford County.

Striking; marshy bit of land in Worcester County in Chincoteague Bay.

Stringtown; village in Baltimore County.

Stump; small island in Susquehanna River in Harford County.

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

Sturges; creek, a small branch of Nassawango Creek in Worcester County.

Sudbrook Park; post village in Baltimore County.

Sudlersville; post village in Queen Anne County on the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad.

Sudley; post village in Anne Arundel County.

Sue; creek, a small tributary of Middle River in Baltimore County.

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

Sugar; point in Worcester County, projecting into Choptank River.

Sugar Hill; village in Harford County.

Sugarland; post village in Montgomery County.

Sugar Loaf; mountain, a hill in Montgomery County. Elevation, 1,281 feet.

Suitland; village in Prince George County.

Sumiac; pond in Wicomico County drained by Beaverdam Creek, a tributary of Wicomico River.

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

Summerville; village in Calvert County.

Sunderland; post village in Calvert County.

Sunnybrook; post village in Baltimore County.

Sunnyside; post village in Garrett County.

Sunnyside; village in Prince George County on Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

Susquehanna; neck, a strip of land lying between Slaughter and Woolford creeks in Dorchester County.

Swallow; falls in Youghiogheny River in Garrett County.

Swamp; run, a small tributary of Little Swamp River in Garrett County.

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

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

Swan; creek, a tributary of Sassafras River in Kent County.

Swan; small island in Chesapeake Bay in Dorchester County.

Swan; small marshy island in Chesapeake Bay in Somerset County.

Swan; gut, a small branch of Greys Creek in Worcester County.

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

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

Swan Creek; village in Harford County on the Baltimore and Ohio and the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington railroads.

Swanson; creek, a small tributary of Patuxent River on boundary between Prince George and Charles counties.

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

Sweetair; post village in Baltimore County.

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

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

 

Maryland Gazetteer | Maryland AHGP

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

 

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