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Galesville, Maryland

Galesville, Maryland
Census-designated place
The U.S. Post Office at Galesville, Maryland, in May 2010
The U.S. Post Office at Galesville, Maryland, in May 2010
Galesville, Maryland is located in Maryland
Galesville, Maryland
Location within the state of Maryland
Coordinates:
Country  United States of America
State  Maryland
County Anne Arundel
Area
 • Total 1.7 sq mi (4.4 km2)
 • Land 1.3 sq mi (3.4 km2)
 • Water 0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
Elevation 15 ft (5 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 684
 • Density 527/sq mi (203.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 20765
FIPS code 24-31275
GNIS feature ID 590272

Galesville is an unincorporated town and census-designated place (CDP) in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States.[1] As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 684.[2]

Galesville is located at 38°50'35" north, 76°32'37" west (38.8431707 -76.5435702),[3] along the western shore of the West River, an arm of Chesapeake Bay. By road it is about 14 miles (23 km) south of Annapolis, the state capital.

History

The area was an early center of Baltimore. Once a thriving community of Chesapeake Bay watermen and their families, the town has developed an industry around pleasure boating.

Today it is home to Hartge Yacht Harbor. the West River Sailing Club, and the Pirate's Cove Restaurant.

See also

References

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Galesville, Maryland
  2. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Galesville CDP, Maryland". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved May 30, 2013. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  

External links

  • Galesville Heritage Society
  • Pirate's Cove Restaurant


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