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
    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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