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Welcome to Briarwood ...

Briarwood is located in Charles County<1>.

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

Briarwood is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Websites for Briarwood ...

Chamber of Commerce:

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

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.

Communities near Briarwood ...

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

  • Arlington
  • Alexandria
  • Falls Church
  • La Plata
  • Bladensburg
  • Cheverly
  • Glenarden
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenarden
    • Glenarden lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Briarwood.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,151 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glenarden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenarden
  • District Heights
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for District Heights
    • District Heights lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Briarwood.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,979 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for District Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on District Heights
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for District Heights<6>
  • Seat Pleasant
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seat Pleasant
    • Seat Pleasant lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Briarwood.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,736 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seat Pleasant
  • Capitol Heights

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Briarwood.

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

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.

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.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Maryland's counties, including Charles, 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 Briarwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (240) is an overlay for area code (301).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- 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       In this case, the coordinates for Briarwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




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