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Welcome to Clements ...

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


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Clements, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1911.

Clements is near sea level<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Clements: (301) & (240)<4>

The ZIP code for Clements: 20624<5>

Communities Also Named Clements ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 10 communities that are also named Clements - they are located in Arkansas, California, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Ohio, Texas and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Clements ...

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

  • La Plata
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
  • Leonardtown
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • 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 <6>
  • Colonial Beach
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
  • Montross
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montross
    • Montross is located in Westmoreland County (VA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 392 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montross <6>
  • Eagle Harbor
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eagle Harbor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eagle Harbor
    • Eagle Harbor is located in Prince George's County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 69 people
  • Chaptico
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chaptico have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chaptico
    • Chaptico is located in Saint Mary's County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chaptico <6>
  • Abell
    (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Abell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abell
    • Abell is located in Saint Mary's County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Abell <6>
  • Avenue
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Avenue have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Avenue
    • Avenue is located in Saint Mary's County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Avenue <6>
  • Breton Beach
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Breton Beach
    • Breton Beach is located in Saint Mary's County
  • Summerseat Village
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summerseat Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summerseat Village
    • Summerseat Village is located in Saint Mary's County

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Clements ...

Looking for more information about Clements? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Clements, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Clements.

Adding Clements to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Clements 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 Clements was on a map titled Map of Maryland (from Rand McNally, 1911).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Clements.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Clements. 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 Clements - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (240) is an overlay for area code (301).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Clements). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Clements or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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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