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Welcome to Overton ...

Overton is located in Kent County<1>.

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

Overton is near sea level<3>.

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

Overton is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (410), (443)<4> and (667).

Websites for Overton ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.kentchamber.org/

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

Communities Also Named Overton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 20 communities that are also named Overton - they are located in Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Manitoba, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada (3), Nova Scotia, Ohio, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Overton ...

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

  • Annapolis [Anne Arundel County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Annapolis
    • Annapolis [Anne Arundel County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Overton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,524 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Annapolis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Annapolis<6>
  • Easton [Talbot County]
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    • Easton [Talbot County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Overton
    • 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>
  • Chestertown [Kent County]
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    • Chestertown [Kent County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Overton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,001 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chestertown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chestertown<6>
  • Centreville [Queen Anne's County]
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    • Centreville [Queen Anne's County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Overton
    • 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>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ridgely [Caroline County]
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      • Ridgely [Caroline County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Overton
      • 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
    • Rock Hall [Kent County]
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      • Rock Hall [Kent County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Overton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,255 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rock Hall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Hall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rock Hall<6>
    • Saint Michaels [Talbot County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Michaels
      • Saint Michaels [Talbot County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Overton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,029 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Michaels have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Michaels
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Michaels<6>
    • Church Hill [Queen Anne's County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Church Hill
      • Church Hill [Queen Anne's County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Overton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 755 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Church Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Church Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Church Hill<6>
    • Queenstown [Queen Anne's County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Queenstown
      • Queenstown [Queen Anne's County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Overton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 701 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Queenstown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Queenstown
    • Queen Anne [Queen Anne's County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Queen Anne
      • Queen Anne [Queen Anne's County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Overton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 211 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Queen Anne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Queen Anne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Queen Anne<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 Overton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Overton.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Overton ...

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

Adding Overton to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Mentions & References for Overton

Find a Community located in Maryland

About Kent County

About Maryland

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Overton. 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 Overton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Overton, area code (443, 667) is an overlay.
<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 from Point A (ie- Overton) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Overton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0329, Longitude: -76.2100       In this case, the coordinates for Overton 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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