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Welcome to Locust Grove ...

Locust Grove is located in Kent County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Locust Grove: Locust Grv.

Locust Grove is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area Codes for Locust Grove: (410), (443)<4> and (667)

Websites for Locust Grove ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.kentchamber.org/

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

Communities Also Named Locust Grove ...

While we believe that this Locust Grove is located in Kent County, we know of another 5 Maryland communities named Locust Grove. Those communities are located in the following counties: Allegany, Frederick, Garrett, Talbot and Washington County.

Beyond Maryland, there are 39 communities that are also named Locust Grove - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Mississippi, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York (3), North Carolina, Ohio (4), Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (6), Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Virginia (5).

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

Communities near Locust Grove ...

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

  • Middletown [New Castle County]
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    • Middletown [New Castle County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Locust Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,765 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<6>
  • Aberdeen [Harford County]
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    • Aberdeen [Harford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Locust Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,964 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aberdeen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aberdeen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aberdeen<6>
  • Havre de Grace [Harford County]
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    • Havre de Grace [Harford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Locust Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,147 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Havre de Grace have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Havre de Grace
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Havre de Grace<6>
  • Smyrna [Kent County]
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    • Smyrna [Kent County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Locust Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,163 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smyrna have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smyrna<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Chestertown [Kent County]
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      • Chestertown [Kent County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Locust Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,001 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chestertown<6>
    • Perryville [Cecil County]
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      • Perryville [Cecil County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Locust Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,449 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Perryville<6>
    • Clayton [Kent County]
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      • Clayton [Kent County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Locust Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,630 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clayton<6>
    • North East [Cecil County]
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      • North East [Cecil County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Locust Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,609 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North East have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North East
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North East<6>
    • Townsend [New Castle County]
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      • Townsend [New Castle County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Locust Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,764 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Townsend
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Townsend<6>
    • Charlestown [Cecil County]
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      • Charlestown [Cecil County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Locust Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,202 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Charlestown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charlestown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charlestown<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Locust Grove ...

Looking for more information about Locust Grove? 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 Locust Grove, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Locust Grove.

Adding Locust Grove to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Locust Grove in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Locust Grove was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Locust Grove on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Maryland

About Kent County

About Maryland

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Kent County: www.kentcounty.com/

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 Kent, 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 Locust Grove - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Locust Grove, area code (443, 667) is an overlay.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Locust Grove) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Locust Grove. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3304, Longitude: -75.9461       In this case, the coordinates for Locust Grove 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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