Gazetteer - Place Names
There are several good sources for finding Maryland Place Names - these books should be available at your local Family History Center.
- Fisher, Richard S., Gazetteer of the State of Maryland. New York: J.H. Colton, 1852 (FHL 975 E5f; film 896,649 item 2)
- Gannett, Henry. A Gazetteer of Maryland and Delaware, 1904, Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1976. (FHL Book 975 E5g; film 982,220, item 3).
- Kaminkow, Marion J. Maryland A to Z: A Topographical Dictionary. Baltimore: Magna Carta Book Co., 1985. (FHL book 975.2 E2k)
- Maryland State Planning Commission and the Department of Gealogy, Mines and Water Resources. Gazetteer of Maryland. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1941.
- United States Board on Geographic Names. Geographic Names Alphabetical Finding List. Washington DC: National Cartographic Information Center, US Geological Survey, c. 1982 (Maryland is on fiche, 6331309-10).
Locations - Cities, Towns and Villages
If you have information about any of the following towns and villages, please consider sharing them with this website. We are looking for old photos or post cards or historical background.
- AltamontAsher Glade
- Deer park
- Elder Hill
- Keyser Ridge
- Loch Lynn Heights
- Mountain Lake Park
- New Germany
- Sang Run
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