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Welcome to Anscroft ...

Anscroft is located in Montgomery County<1>.

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

Anscroft is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Websites for Anscroft ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.montgomerycountychamber.com/

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

Communities near Anscroft ...

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

  • Arlington [Arlington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arlington
    • Arlington [Arlington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Anscroft
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 207,627 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arlington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arlington
  • Gaithersburg [Montgomery County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gaithersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gaithersburg
    • Gaithersburg [Montgomery County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Anscroft
    • Estimated population for 2018: 68,289 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gaithersburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaithersburg
  • Rockville [Montgomery County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockville
    • Rockville [Montgomery County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Anscroft
    • Estimated population for 2018: 68,268 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockville
  • College Park [Prince George's County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for College Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for College Park
    • College Park [Prince George's County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Anscroft
    • Estimated population for 2018: 32,196 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on College Park
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for College Park
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Laurel [Prince George's County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel
      • Laurel [Prince George's County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Anscroft
      • Estimated population for 2018: 25,723 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel
    • Greenbelt [Prince George's County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenbelt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenbelt
      • Greenbelt [Prince George's County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Anscroft
      • Estimated population for 2018: 23,280 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenbelt
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenbelt
    • Hyattsville [Prince George's County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hyattsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hyattsville
      • Hyattsville [Prince George's County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Anscroft
      • Estimated population for 2018: 18,243 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hyattsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hyattsville
    • Takoma Park [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Takoma Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Takoma Park
      • Takoma Park [Montgomery County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Anscroft
      • Estimated population for 2018: 17,768 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Takoma Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Takoma Park
    • Vienna [Fairfax County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vienna have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vienna
      • Vienna [Fairfax County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Anscroft
      • Estimated population for 2018: 16,556 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vienna
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vienna
    • Falls Church [Falls Church City]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falls Church have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falls Church
      • Falls Church [Falls Church City] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Anscroft
      • Estimated population for 2018: 14,772 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falls Church
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Falls Church

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Anscroft ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Maryland

About Montgomery County

About Maryland

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Montgomery County: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/

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 Montgomery, 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 Anscroft - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Anscroft) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anscroft. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1254, Longitude: -77.0539       In this case, the coordinates for Anscroft have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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