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Welcome to Poolesville ...

The town of Poolesville is located in Montgomery County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Poolesville has a population of 5,247 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Poolesville.

Poolesville is 390 feet [119 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Poolesville: (301) and (240)<5>

The ZIP code for Poolesville: 20837<6>

Websites for Poolesville ...

Official Website:   www.ci.poolesville.md.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.montgomerycountychamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Poolesville had an population of 5,247 people. This is an increase of 7.45% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.86% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Poolesville had a population of 4,883 people. This makes Poolesville the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Poolesville represents 0.08% of the population of Maryland (which has 5,773,552 people), making it the state's 40th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,883 people, the population of Poolesville decreased 5.2% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,151 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Poolesville.

Communities Also Named Poolesville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Poolesville - it's located in Virginia.

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

Communities near Poolesville ...

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

  • Frederick [Frederick County]
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    • Frederick [Frederick County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the north of Poolesville
    • 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<8>
  • Rockville [Montgomery County]
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    • Rockville [Montgomery County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the east of Poolesville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 69,512 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockville<8>
  • Gaithersburg [Montgomery County]
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    • Gaithersburg [Montgomery County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the east of Poolesville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 67,741 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gaithersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gaithersburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaithersburg<8>
  • Leesburg [Loudoun County]
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    • Leesburg [Loudoun County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the west of Poolesville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 54,488 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leesburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leesburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leesburg<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Herndon [Fairfax County]
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      • Herndon [Fairfax County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the south of Poolesville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,573 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Herndon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Herndon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Herndon<8>
    • Vienna [Fairfax County]
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      • Vienna [Fairfax County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the southeast of Poolesville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,518 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vienna
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vienna<8>
    • Purcellville [Loudoun County]
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      • Purcellville [Loudoun County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the west of Poolesville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,285 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Purcellville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Purcellville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Purcellville<8>
    • Brunswick [Frederick County]
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      • Brunswick [Frederick County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the northwest of Poolesville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,652 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brunswick
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brunswick<8>
    • Kensington [Montgomery County]
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      • Kensington [Montgomery County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the southeast of Poolesville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,448 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kensington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kensington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kensington<8>
    • Lovettsville [Loudoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lovettsville
      • Lovettsville [Loudoun County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the northwest of Poolesville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,267 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lovettsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lovettsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lovettsville<8>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Poolesville ...

Looking for more information about Poolesville? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Poolesville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Poolesville.

Adding Poolesville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Maryland

About Montgomery County

About Maryland

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Poolesville: www.ci.poolesville.md.us/

The official website for Montgomery County: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/

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 Montgomery, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Poolesville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Poolesville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (240) is an overlay for area code (301).
<6>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 town (such as Poolesville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Poolesville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Poolesville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Poolesville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PoolesvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Poolesville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1423, Longitude: -77.4101       In this case, the coordinates for Poolesville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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