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Welcome to Morganza ...

Morganza is located in Saint Mary's County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Morganza, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1867.

Morganza is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Morganza: (301) & (240)<3>

The ZIP code for Morganza: 20660<4>

Communities Also Named Morganza ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Morganza - they are located in Louisiana and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Morganza ...

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

  • La Plata
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
  • Leonardtown
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leonardtown have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leonardtown
    • Leonardtown is located in Saint Mary's County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,912 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leonardtown <5>
  • Colonial Beach
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
  • Eagle Harbor
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eagle Harbor have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eagle Harbor
    • Eagle Harbor is located in Prince George's County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 69 people
  • Port Tobacco Village
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Tobacco Village have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Tobacco Village
    • Port Tobacco Village is located in Charles County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15 people
  • Chaptico
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chaptico have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chaptico
    • Chaptico is located in Saint Mary's County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chaptico <5>
  • Hurry
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurry
    • Hurry is located in Saint Mary's County
  • Mechanicsville
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mechanicsville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mechanicsville
    • Mechanicsville is located in Saint Mary's County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mechanicsville <5>
  • Compton
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Compton
    • Compton is located in Saint Mary's County
  • Budds Creek
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Budds Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Budds Creek
    • Budds Creek is located in Saint Mary's County

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Morganza ...

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

Adding Morganza to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Morganza 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 Morganza was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Morganza post office opened in 1867.

We also found Morganza in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Morganza.

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

The official website for Saint Mary's County: www.co.saint-marys.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 Saint Mary's, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Morganza - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (240) is an overlay for area code (301).
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Morganza). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Morganza or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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