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Welcome to Linwood ...

Linwood is located in Howard County<1>.

Linwood is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Linwood is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (410), (443)<3> & (667).

Websites for Linwood ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.howardchamber.com/

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

Communities Also Named Linwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Maryland communities named Linwood: This one is located in Howard County and the other is located in Carroll County.

Beyond Maryland, there are 40 communities that are also named Linwood - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia (3), Indiana (2), Iowa (2), Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Massachusetts, Michigan (3), Minnesota, Mississippi (4), Nebraska, New Jersey (2), New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas (2), Utah, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Linwood ...

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

  • Baltimore [Baltimore City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baltimore
    • Baltimore [Baltimore City] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Linwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 586,131 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baltimore
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baltimore<5>
  • Laurel [Prince George's County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel
    • Laurel [Prince George's County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Linwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,548 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurel have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel<5>
  • Greenbelt [Prince George's County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenbelt
    • Greenbelt [Prince George's County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Linwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,229 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenbelt have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenbelt
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenbelt<5>
  • Mount Airy [Carroll County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Airy
    • Mount Airy [Carroll County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Linwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,502 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Airy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Airy<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sykesville [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sykesville
      • Sykesville [Carroll County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Linwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,973 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sykesville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sykesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sykesville<5>
    • Laytonsville [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laytonsville
      • Laytonsville [Montgomery County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Linwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 353 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laytonsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laytonsville<5>
    • Brookeville [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookeville
      • Brookeville [Montgomery County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Linwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 144 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookeville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookeville<5>
    • Catonsville [Baltimore County]
    • Windsor Mill [Baltimore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windsor Mill
      • Windsor Mill [Baltimore County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Linwood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windsor Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windsor Mill
    • Woodstock [Howard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodstock
      • Woodstock [Howard County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Linwood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodstock have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodstock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodstock<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Linwood ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Maryland

About Howard County

About Maryland

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Howard County: www.co.ho.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 Howard, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Linwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Of the area codes for Linwood, area code (443, 667) is an overlay.
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Linwood) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Linwood. 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 LinwoodOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Linwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2771, Longitude: -76.8072    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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