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Locust Grove, Maryland
(Washington County)

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Welcome to Locust Grove ...

Locust Grove is located in Washington 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 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Locust Grove: (301) and (240)<4>

Communities Also Named Locust Grove ...

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

  • Frederick [Frederick County]
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    • Frederick [Frederick County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Locust Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 73,308 people
    • Former names for Frederick:
    • Frederick City
    • Frederick Town
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frederick
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frederick<6>
  • Hagerstown [Washington County]
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    • Hagerstown [Washington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Locust Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,918 people
    • Former name for Hagerstown:
    • Hager's Town
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hagerstown<6>
  • Martinsburg [Berkeley County]
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    • Martinsburg [Berkeley County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Locust Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,514 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Martinsburg<6>
  • Thurmont [Frederick County]
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    • Thurmont [Frederick County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Locust Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,070 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thurmont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thurmont<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Brunswick [Frederick County]
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      • Brunswick [Frederick County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Locust Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,652 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brunswick<6>
    • Walkersville [Frederick County]
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      • Walkersville [Frederick County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Locust Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,574 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walkersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walkersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walkersville<6>
    • Charles Town [Jefferson County]
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      • Charles Town [Jefferson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Locust Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,015 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charles Town
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charles Town<6>
    • Ranson [Jefferson County]
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      • Ranson [Jefferson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Locust Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,360 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ranson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Ranson has also been known as:
      • Corporation of Ranson
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ranson<6>
    • Middletown [Frederick County]
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      • Middletown [Frederick County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Locust Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,910 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middletown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<6>
    • Boonsboro [Washington County]
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      • Boonsboro [Washington County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Locust Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,655 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boonsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boonsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boonsboro<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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Maryland

About Washington 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 Washington County: www.washco-md.net/

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 Washington, 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>Area code (240) is an overlay for area code (301).
<5>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- 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: 39.4484, Longitude: -77.6647       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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