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Welcome to American Corner ...

American Corner is located in Caroline County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for American Corner: American Cor. (or less commonly used: American Crn.)

American Corner is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area Codes for American Corner: (410), (443)<4> and (667)

Adding American Corner to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of American Corner in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of American Corner elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for American Corner on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near American Corner ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near American Corner.

  • Easton [Talbot County]
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    • Easton [Talbot County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of American Corner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 16,671 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Easton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Easton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Easton<6>
  • Seaford [Sussex County]
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    • Seaford [Sussex County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of American Corner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,013 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seaford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seaford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seaford<6>
  • Denton [Caroline County]
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    • Denton [Caroline County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of American Corner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,512 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Denton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Denton<6>
  • Laurel [Sussex County]
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    • Laurel [Sussex County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of American Corner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,356 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Harrington [Kent County]
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      • Harrington [Kent County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of American Corner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,638 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrington<6>
    • Federalsburg [Caroline County]
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      • Federalsburg [Caroline County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of American Corner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,661 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Federalsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Federalsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Federalsburg<6>
    • Bridgeville [Sussex County]
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      • Bridgeville [Sussex County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of American Corner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,366 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridgeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgeville<6>
    • Hurlock [Dorchester County]
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      • Hurlock [Dorchester County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of American Corner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,024 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hurlock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hurlock<6>
    • Greensboro [Caroline County]
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      • Greensboro [Caroline County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of American Corner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,877 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greensboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greensboro<6>
    • Ridgely [Caroline County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgely
      • Ridgely [Caroline County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of American Corner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,657 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ridgely have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgely

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 American Corner. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for American Corner.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of American Corner. 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 American Corner.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for American Corner ...

Looking for more information about American Corner? 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 American Corner, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for American Corner.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Maryland

About Caroline County

About Maryland

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Caroline County: www.carolinemd.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 Caroline, 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 American Corner - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for American Corner, area code (443, 667) is an overlay.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- American Corner) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in American Corner. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7673, Longitude: -75.8191       In this case, the coordinates for American Corner 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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