Washington County, MD

WASHINGTON COUNTY, situated on the north boundary of Maryland, with Potomac river on the southwest. Area, 440 square miles. Face of the country broken and mountainous; soil, where alluvial, fertile. Seat of justice, Hagerstown. Pop. in 1810, 18,730; in 1820, 23,075; in 1830, 25,268; in 1840, 28,850; in 1850, 30,848. (Fanning's, 1853)
Place Unit Type
County
Containing Unit
Name Type
Boonsboro, MD City or Town
Hagerstown, MD City or Town
Hancock, MD City or Town
Kennedy Farm, Washington County, MD Location or Site
Sharpsburg, MD City or Town
Williamsport, MD City or Town
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