Calvert County

Calvert County (HM1O2)

Location: Owings, MD 20736 Calvert County
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N 38° 41.47', W 76° 38.417'

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Established as Patuxent County in 1654, it was given Lord Baltimore's family name in 1658. Now the state's smallest county, it once encompassed most of Prince George's County and parts of Anne Arundel and St. Mary's counties. A narrow peninsula with the "Cliffs of Calvert" on the Chesapeake Bay side, the county slopes gently to the Patuxent River on the west. At the southern tip is the deep-water port of Solomons. Although Capt. John Smith explored the area in 1608, the county's first permanent settlement was on St. Leonard's Creek c. 1640.
HM NumberHM1O2
Placed ByCalvert County Historical Society, Board of County Commissioners, Maryland Historical Society
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Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 11:50pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 357345 N 4283782
Decimal Degrees38.69116667, -76.64028333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 41.47', W 76° 38.417'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 41' 28.20" N, 76° 38' 25.02" W
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Area Code(s)443, 301, 410
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8120 Southern Maryland Blvd, Owings MD 20736, US
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