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Welcome to Derwood ...
The location of Derwood has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Derwood, you might consider that their post office opened in 1883.
Derwood is 460 feet [140 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Derwood lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Derwood: (301) and (240)<4>
The ZIP code for Derwood: 20855<5>
Websites for Derwood ...
Chamber of Commerce: www.montgomerycountychamber.com/
Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Derwood, the following might be of interest:
Communities Also Named Derwood ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Derwood - it's located in Alberta.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Derwood.
Communities near Derwood ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Derwood.
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 Derwood. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Derwood.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Derwood. 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 Derwood.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Derwood. See our Newspapers Page for Derwood.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Derwood ...
Looking for more information about Derwood? 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 Derwood, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Derwood.
Adding Derwood to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Derwood 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 Derwood was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Derwood in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Derwood.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Derwood. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Montgomery County: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/
The official website for State of Maryland: www.maryland.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 24 Feb 2024