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History & History-related items

City Attractions


Historical Events

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Statistics & Facts

The Maryland state capital is Annapolis.
The population of Brookeville is approximately 128 (2007), 134 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 44 (2000), 54 (2010).
The amount of land area in Brookeville is 0.505 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Brookeville is 0.1 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Brookeville to Washington DC is 18 miles.
The distance to the Maryland state capital is 34 miles. (as the crow flies)
Brookeville is positioned 39.17 degrees north of the equator and 77.05 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Brookeville elevation is 436 feet above sea level.
Brookeville per capita income is $ 43,483 (2000).
Brookeville median income is $ 113,754 (2007).
The Brookeville median home price is $ 665,965 (2007).


in central Maryland about seven miles from Aspen Hill and about 19 miles from Washington, D.C.. Other nearby communities include Olney, Ashton-Sandy Springs, Rossmoor, Laytonsville, Redland, Cloverly and Colesville.
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History & History Related Items

Brookeville was the state capital of Maryland for a day on 26 August 1814! See historical events for more information on this subject.

The town was settled first in the 1700's by Quakers. By 1808 it was incorporated as a town. During the Civil War, it was a stop on the underground railroad. In recent years, the town has become more of a bedroom community to larger urban areas nearby.
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The Brookeville Academy
This building was erected about 1810. It was purchased by the city in 1989 for community use and restoration.

The Brookeville Angel
Sculpted in 1994 by Stefan Saal.
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Brookeville City Government

Town of Brookeville
P.O. Box 67
Brookeville, MD 20833
Phone: 301-570-4465

Brookeville Historical Events

1814, August 26
United States Capital for a day!
During the War of 1812 when the White House was burned, President James Madison fled Washington and found refuge in Brookeville on this date. While he stayed in Brookeville, it was considered the capital.

Brookeville Chamber

Montgomery County, Maryland Chamber of Commerce
51 Monroe Street, Suite 1800
Rockville, Maryland 20850
Phone: 301-739-0015

Brookeville Organizations

Montgomery County, Maryland Chamber of Commerce
51 Monroe Street, Suite 1800
Rockville, Maryland 20850
Phone: 301-739-0015

Brookeville Libraries

Montgomery County Library
21 Maryland Ave., Suite 310
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: 240-777-0002

Brookeville Schools

Montgomery County Public Schools
850 Hungerford Drive
Rockville, Maryland 20850 Brookeville


The population of Brookeville was:
1990 - 54
2000 - 120
2007 - 128

Number of Housing Units:
1990 - 21
2000 - 44

Median age:
2000 - 39.3 years

Median household income:
2000 - 88,629
2007 - $ 113,754

Median house value:
2000 - $ 267,300
2007 - $ 665,965

Brookeville is located in the Eastern Time Zone and does participate in daylight savings time during a portion of the year.

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