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Welcome to Acton Village ...

Acton Village is located in Charles County<1>.

The location of Acton Village has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Acton Village: Acton Vlg. (in Canada, 'Vlge.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Acton Village is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Acton Village: (301) & (240)<4>

Websites for Acton Village ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.cccc-md.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Acton Village, the following might be of interest:

Communities near Acton Village ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Acton Village.

  • Arlington [Arlington County]
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    • Arlington [Arlington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Acton Village
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 207,627 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arlington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arlington<6>
  • Alexandria [Alexandria City]
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    • Alexandria [Alexandria City] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Acton Village
    • Estimated population in 2019: 159,428 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alexandria
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alexandria<6>
  • La Plata [Charles County]
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    • La Plata [Charles County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Acton Village
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,631 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Plata have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Plata
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Plata<6>
  • Cheverly [Prince George's County]
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    • Cheverly [Prince George's County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Acton Village
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,428 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cheverly
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cheverly<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Chesapeake Beach [Calvert County]
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      • Chesapeake Beach [Calvert County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Acton Village
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,030 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chesapeake Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesapeake Beach
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chesapeake Beach<6>
    • District Heights [Prince George's County]
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      • District Heights [Prince George's County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Acton Village
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,984 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for District Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on District Heights
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for District Heights<6>
    • Seat Pleasant [Prince George's County]
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      • Seat Pleasant [Prince George's County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Acton Village
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,738 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seat Pleasant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seat Pleasant
    • Capitol Heights [Prince George's County]
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      • Capitol Heights [Prince George's County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Acton Village
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,514 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Capitol Heights<6>
    • Indian Head [Charles County]
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      • Indian Head [Charles County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Acton Village
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,802 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indian Head have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Head
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Indian Head<6>
    • Forest Heights [Prince George's County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Heights
      • Forest Heights [Prince George's County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Acton Village
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,564 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Heights

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Acton Village. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Acton Village.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Acton Village. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Acton Village.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Acton Village. See our Newspapers Page for Acton Village.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Acton Village ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Maryland

About Charles County

About Maryland

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Charles County: www.charlescounty.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Maryland's counties, including Charles, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Acton Village - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (240) is an overlay for area code (301).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Acton Village) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Acton Village. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Acton Village

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Acton Village. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6407, Longitude: -76.9052       In this case, the coordinates for Acton Village have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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