Maryland March 21, 2018
Blink And You’ll Miss These 10 Teeny Tiny Towns In Maryland
Maryland may most be known for its largest city of Baltimore, but it actually has many more towns that are tiny yet mighty. Check out these small spots around the Old Line State that are surprisingly small but no less fascinating.
Maryland's tiniest town covers a mere 0.04 square miles and is located in Dorchester County. The population was last recorded at 60 residents.
2. Highland Beach
This bay town is located in Anne Arundel County near Annapolis. It's known for being founded by Charles Douglas - son of Frederick Douglas. Population is 96 people and is only 0.06 square miles.
This teeny town is nestled next to the Delaware line in Dorchester County. In this 0.08 square miles, you'll find about 58 residents.
Caroline County is home to this unique town in Maryland. It got its name from partially being located in Maryland, with other parts of it crossing into Delaware. Pretty cool, right? Marydel is 0.08 square miles and has a population of 141.
Templeville is a town in both Caroline County and Queen Anne's County. Like the above few towns on this list, it's also 0.08 square miles. It has a population of of 138 residents.
6. Glen Echo
Montgomery County is home to this town along the Potomac River. The last recorded population was 255 people, which is quite large considering it's only 0.10 square miles.
7. North Brentwood
You'll find this small town in Prince George's County. The last known population count was 517 people, all nestled in 0.10 square miles.
8. Clear Spring
358 people call this Washington County town home. There are a handful of old buildings here that are listed on the National Register of of Historic Places and it spans 0.11 square miles.
An interesting fact about this Montgomery County town is that it was the US capital for one day, all the way back in 1814. Its last recorded population total was 134 and is 0.11 square miles.
10. Eagle Harbor
You'll find this town of only 63 residents in Prince George's County. It's 0.12 square miles.
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