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Welcome to Antietam ...

Antietam is located in Washington County<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) & (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]
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    • Frederick [Frederick County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Antietam
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 73,308 people
    • Former names for Frederick:
    • Frederick City
    • Frederick Town
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frederick
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frederick<5>
  • Hagerstown [Washington County]
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    • Hagerstown [Washington County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Antietam
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,918 people
    • Former name for Hagerstown:
    • Hager's Town
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hagerstown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hagerstown<5>
  • Martinsburg [Berkeley County]
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    • Martinsburg [Berkeley County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Antietam
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,514 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martinsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Martinsburg<5>
  • Purcellville [Loudoun County]
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    • Purcellville [Loudoun County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Antietam
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,285 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Purcellville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Purcellville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Purcellville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Brunswick [Frederick County]
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      • Brunswick [Frederick County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Antietam
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,652 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brunswick
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brunswick<5>
    • Charles Town [Jefferson County]
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      • Charles Town [Jefferson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Antietam
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,015 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charles Town
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charles Town<5>
    • Ranson [Jefferson County]
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      • Ranson [Jefferson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Antietam
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,360 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ranson have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Ranson has also been known as:
      • Corporation of Ranson
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ranson<5>
    • Middletown [Frederick County]
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      • Middletown [Frederick County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Antietam
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,910 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middletown have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<5>
    • Boonsboro [Washington County]
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      • Boonsboro [Washington County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Antietam
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,655 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boonsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boonsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boonsboro<5>
    • Smithsburg [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithsburg
      • Smithsburg [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Antietam
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,969 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithsburg<5>

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.

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.

Adding Antietam to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Antietam was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Antietam on a map titled Rand McNally Rand McNally Map of Maryland (1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Washington County

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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>If you're interested in how the shape of Maryland's counties, including Washington, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Antietam. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AntietamOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Antietam. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4165, Longitude: -77.7421    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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