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Welcome to Blythedale ...

Blythedale is located in Cecil County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Blythedale, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1891.

Blythedale is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Blythedale: (410), (443)<4> & (667).

Websites for Blythedale ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.cecilchamber.com/

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

Communities Also Named Blythedale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 3 communities that are also named Blythedale - they are located in Missouri, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

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

Communities near Blythedale ...

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

  • Newark
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newark
    • Newark is located in New Castle County (DE)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,849 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newark <5>
  • Aberdeen
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aberdeen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aberdeen
    • Aberdeen is located in Harford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,964 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aberdeen <5>
  • Elkton
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elkton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkton
    • Elkton is located in Cecil County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,665 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkton <5>
  • Havre de Grace
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Havre de Grace have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Havre de Grace
    • Havre de Grace is located in Harford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,147 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Havre de Grace <5>
  • Bel Air
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bel Air
    • Bel Air is located in Harford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,266 people
    • Former names for Bel Air:
    • Belle Air
    • Belle Aire
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bel Air <5>
  • Oxford
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oxford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oxford
    • Oxford is located in Chester County (PA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,594 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oxford <5>
  • North East
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North East have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North East
    • North East is located in Cecil County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,609 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North East <5>
  • Rising Sun
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rising Sun have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rising Sun
    • Rising Sun is located in Cecil County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,784 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rising Sun <5>
  • Charlestown
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Charlestown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charlestown
    • Charlestown is located in Cecil County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,202 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charlestown <5>
  • Delta
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delta
    • Delta is located in York County (PA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 720 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delta <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 Blythedale. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Blythedale.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blythedale ...

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

Adding Blythedale to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Blythedale 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 Blythedale was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Blythedale post office opened in 1891.

We also found Blythedale in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Blythedale.

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

The official website for Cecil County: www.ccgov.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 Cecil, 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 Blythedale - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Blythedale, area code (443, 667) is an overlay.
<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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