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Washington County, Maryland

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  • James Obed King (1878 - 1962)
  • Annette Rose Johnson (1885 - 1946)
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    Col. Casper Willis Wever (1786 - 1861)
    An engineer builder involved in the B&O Railroad, and the creator of Weverton, Washington Co., Maryland, an early industrial village that failed.Married Jane Catherine Dunlop, February 13, 1812. Nine c...
  • Rufus Ellsworth Smith (1881 - 1950)
    RUFUS E. SMITH, 69, died at 10:30 o'clock Thursday at his home near Buena Vista, Waynesboro, R. 4. He had been in failing health for the last five years and confined to his room since October. He was ...
  • Commodore Jesse Elliott (1782 - 1845)
    Duncan Elliot (July 14, 1782 – December 10, 1845) was a United States naval officer and commander of American naval forces in Lake Erie during the War of 1812, especially noted for his controversial ac...

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Following independence, the sovereign State of Maryland formed Washington County on September 6, 1776. It was the first county in the United States to be named for the Revolutionary War general (and later President) George Washington.

For a complete list of communities, please see Wikipedia.

Adjacent Counties

Cities & Towns

  • Boonsboro
  • Clear Spring
  • Funkstown
  • Hagerstown (County Seat)
  • Hancock
  • Keedysville
  • Sharpsburg
  • Smithsburg
  • Williamsport



Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places