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The location of Aquasco

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Welcome to Aquasco ...

Aquasco is located in Prince George's County.

Aquasco is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Aquasco lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Aquasco: (301) & (240)<2>

The ZIP code for Aquasco: 20608<3>

Communities near Aquasco ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Aquasco and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2015<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Academy Hill   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Benedict   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Chesapeake Beach   [Map]   5,873   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hughesville   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
La Plata   [Map]   9,125   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lower Marlboro Towne   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Aquasco.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Aquasco. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Aquasco. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Aquasco:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Aquasco ...

Looking for more information about Aquasco? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Aquasco? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Aquasco, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Aquasco.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Aquasco. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
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 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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About Prince George's County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Aquasco. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Prince George's County: www.co.pg.md.us/

The official website for State of Maryland: www.maryland.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Aquasco - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (240) is an overlay for area code (301). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Aquasco.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Aquasco). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Aquasco or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Aquasco. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Aquasco) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Aquasco. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Aquasco

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aquasco. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5851, Longitude: -76.7250     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Aquasco have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Aquasco.

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Aquasco.



 
 
 

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