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Welcome to Beachville ...

Beachville is located in Saint Mary's County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Beachville, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1904.

Beachville is near sea level<3>.

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

Area codes for Beachville: (301) & (240)<4>

Communities Also Named Beachville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 5 communities that are also named Beachville - they are located in Florida, Kentucky, New York, Ontario and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Beachville ...

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

  • Leonardtown
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leonardtown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leonardtown
    • Leonardtown is located in Saint Mary's County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,912 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leonardtown <5>
  • Drayden
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Drayden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Drayden
    • Drayden is located in Saint Mary's County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Drayden <5>
  • Piney Point
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Piney Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Piney Point
    • Piney Point is located in Saint Mary's County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Piney Point <5>
  • Scotland
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scotland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scotland
    • Scotland is located in Saint Mary's County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scotland <5>
  • Valley Lee
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valley Lee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valley Lee
    • Valley Lee is located in Saint Mary's County
  • Great Mills
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Great Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Great Mills
    • Great Mills is located in Saint Mary's County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Great Mills <5>
  • Tall Timbers
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tall Timbers have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tall Timbers
    • Tall Timbers is located in Saint Mary's County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tall Timbers <5>
  • Callaway
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Callaway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Callaway
    • Callaway is located in Saint Mary's County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Callaway <5>
  • Lexington Park
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
  • California
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for California have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for California
    • California is located in Saint Mary's County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for California <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 Beachville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Beachville.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Beachville ...

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

Adding Beachville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Beachville was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Beachville post office opened in 1904.

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Beachville.

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

The official website for Saint Mary's County: www.co.saint-marys.md.us/

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 Saint Mary's, 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 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 Beachville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (240) is an overlay for area code (301).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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