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Welcome to Antietam ...

Antietam is located in Washington County.

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

Antietam is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Antietam: (301) and (240)<3>

Communities Also Named Antietam ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Antietam - they are located in Kansas and Ohio.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Antietam.

Communities near Antietam ...

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

  • Frederick [Frederick County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frederick have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frederick
    • Frederick [Frederick County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Antietam
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frederick
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frederick
  • Hagerstown [Washington County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hagerstown have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hagerstown
    • Hagerstown [Washington County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the north of Antietam
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hagerstown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hagerstown
  • Martinsburg [Berkeley County]
  • Purcellville [Loudoun County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Purcellville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Purcellville
    • Purcellville [Loudoun County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the south of Antietam
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Purcellville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Purcellville
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Brunswick [Frederick County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brunswick have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brunswick
      • Brunswick [Frederick County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast of Antietam
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brunswick
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brunswick
    • Charles Town [Jefferson County]
    • Ranson [Jefferson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ranson have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ranson
      • Ranson [Jefferson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest of Antietam
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ranson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ranson
    • Middletown [Frederick County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middletown have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middletown
      • Middletown [Frederick County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the east of Antietam
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown
    • Boonsboro [Washington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boonsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boonsboro
      • Boonsboro [Washington County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast of Antietam
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boonsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boonsboro
    • Smithsburg [Washington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithsburg
      • Smithsburg [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km] to the northeast of Antietam
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithsburg

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Antietam ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Washington County: www.washco-md.net/

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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Antietam - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (240) is an overlay for area code (301).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Antietam) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Antietam. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4162, Longitude: -77.7422       In this case, the coordinates for Antietam have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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