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Welcome to Cobb Island ...

Cobb Island is located in Charles County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Cobb Island: Cobb Is. (in Canada, 'Isld.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Cobb Island is near sea level<3>.

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

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

The ZIP code for Cobb Island: 20625<5>

Communities near Cobb Island ...

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

  • Leonardtown [Saint Mary's County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leonardtown
    • Leonardtown [Saint Mary's County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Cobb Island
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,912 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Leonardtown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leonardtown<7>
  • Colonial Beach [Westmoreland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colonial Beach
    • Colonial Beach [Westmoreland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the west of Cobb Island
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,645 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colonial Beach
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colonial Beach<7>
  • Montross [Westmoreland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montross
    • Montross [Westmoreland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Cobb Island
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 392 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montross
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montross<7>
  • Port Royal [Caroline County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Royal
    • Port Royal [Caroline County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Cobb Island
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 207 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Royal
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Royal<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Port Tobacco Village [Charles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Tobacco Village
      • Port Tobacco Village [Charles County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Cobb Island
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Tobacco Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Tobacco Village
    • Avenue [Saint Mary's County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Avenue
      • Avenue [Saint Mary's County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the east of Cobb Island
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Avenue
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Avenue<7>
    • Bushwood [Saint Mary's County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bushwood
      • Bushwood [Saint Mary's County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Cobb Island
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bushwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bushwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bushwood<7>
    • Abell [Saint Mary's County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abell
      • Abell [Saint Mary's County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the east of Cobb Island
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Abell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Abell<7>
    • Coltons Point [Saint Mary's County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coltons Point
      • Coltons Point [Saint Mary's County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the southeast of Cobb Island
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coltons Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coltons Point
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coltons Point<7>
    • Hurry [Saint Mary's County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurry
      • Hurry [Saint Mary's County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Cobb Island
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hurry

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cobb Island ...

Looking for more information about Cobb Island? 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 Cobb Island, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Cobb Island.

Mentions & References for Cobb Island

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About Charles County

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cobb Island. 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>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 have 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 Cobb Island - 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 Cobb Island). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Cobb Island or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cobb Island) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Cobb Island. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cobb IslandOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cobb Island. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2585, Longitude: -76.8439       In this case, the coordinates for Cobb Island have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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