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The location of Acton Village









Welcome to Acton Village ...

Acton Village is located in Charles County.

The location of Acton Village has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

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.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Acton Village: (301) and (240)<3>

Communities near Acton Village ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Acton Village and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Capitol Heights   [Map]   4,553   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Chesapeake Beach   [Map]   5,962   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cheverly   [Map]   6,477   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
District Heights   [Map]   6,022   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Forest Heights   [Map]   2,572   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Indian Head   [Map]   3,807   W   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Acton Village. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Acton Village.

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

Websites for Acton Village ...

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

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.

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>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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Acton Village - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (240) is an overlay for area code (301).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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, 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Acton Village 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 Acton Village.

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