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The location of Briarwood









Welcome to Briarwood ...

Briarwood is located in Charles County.

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

Briarwood is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Briarwood: (301) and (240)<3>

Communities near Briarwood ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Bladensburg   [Map]   9,450   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Capitol Heights   [Map]   4,553   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cheverly   [Map]   6,477   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
District Heights   [Map]   6,022   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Glenarden   [Map]   6,210   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
La Plata   [Map]   9,365   S   8 miles [12.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Briarwood.

Communities Also Named Briarwood ...

While we believe that this Briarwood is located in Charles County, we know of another 3 Maryland communities named Briarwood. Those communities are located in the following counties: Anne Arundel, Calvert and Prince George's County.

Beyond Maryland, there are 36 communities that are also named Briarwood - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia (7), Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi (2), North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (4), Tennessee (3), Utah and Virginia (5).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Briarwood. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Briarwood. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Briarwood.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Briarwood:

Websites for Briarwood ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.cccc-md.org/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Briarwood ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Maryland

About Charles County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Charles County: www.charlescounty.org/

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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Briarwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (240) is an overlay for area code (301).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Briarwood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Briarwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6518, Longitude: -76.9555     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Briarwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Briarwood.

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