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Welcome to Poolesville ...
The location of Poolesville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Poolesville, you might consider that their post office opened in 1851.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Poolesville has a population of 5,247 people<3> (see below for details).
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
Telephone 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 (which had 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 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.
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.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Poolesville was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
We also found Poolesville in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Poolesville.
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/
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This page was last modified/updated: 04 Dec 2023