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Welcome to Matthews ...

Matthews is located in Talbot County<1>.

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

Matthews is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Websites for Matthews ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.talbotchamber.org/

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

Communities Also Named Matthews ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Matthews - they are located in Alabama, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi (3), Missouri, Montana, New Brunswick, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Texas.

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

Communities near Matthews ...

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

  • Easton [Talbot County]
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    • Easton [Talbot County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Matthews
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,611 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Easton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Easton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Easton<6>
  • Cambridge [Dorchester County]
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    • Cambridge [Dorchester County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Matthews
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,213 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cambridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cambridge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cambridge<6>
  • Centreville [Queen Anne's County]
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    • Centreville [Queen Anne's County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Matthews
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,949 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centreville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centreville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centreville<6>
  • Denton [Caroline County]
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    • Denton [Caroline County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Matthews
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,538 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Denton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Denton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Federalsburg [Caroline County]
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      • Federalsburg [Caroline County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Matthews
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,658 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Federalsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Federalsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Federalsburg<6>
    • Bridgeville [Sussex County]
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      • Bridgeville [Sussex County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Matthews
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,440 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgeville<6>
    • Hurlock [Dorchester County]
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      • Hurlock [Dorchester County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Matthews
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,007 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hurlock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hurlock<6>
    • Greensboro [Caroline County]
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      • Greensboro [Caroline County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Matthews
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,878 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greensboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greensboro<6>
    • Ridgely [Caroline County]
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      • Ridgely [Caroline County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Matthews
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,655 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ridgely have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgely
    • Greenwood [Sussex County]
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      • Greenwood [Sussex County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Matthews
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,175 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenwood<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 Matthews. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Matthews.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Matthews ...

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

Adding Matthews to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Matthews 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 Matthews was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Matthews on a map titled Rand McNally Rand McNally Map of Maryland (1911).

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

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About Talbot County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Talbot County: www.co.talbot.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 Talbot, 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 Matthews - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Matthews, area code (443, 667) is an overlay.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Matthews) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Matthews. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8162, Longitude: -75.9527       In this case, the coordinates for Matthews 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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