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Damascus

Montgomery County,

Maryland

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20872

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Damascus is approximately 12,121 (2007), 15257 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 3,773 (2000), 5010 (2010).

The amount of land area in Damascus is 24.718 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Damascus is 9.6 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Damascus to Washington DC is 27 miles. The distance to the Maryland state capital is 45 miles. (as the crow flies)
Damascus is positioned 39.27 degrees north of the equator and 77.20 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Damascus elevation is 866 feet above sea level.
Damascus per capita income is $26,659 (2000).
Damascus median income is $91,702 (2007).

The Damascus median home price is $451,950 (2007).

Damascus miscellany.

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Location

Damascus location: in central Maryland about seven miles from Germantown and about 28 miles from Washington, D.C.. Other nearby communities include Green Valley, Laytonsville, Montgomery Village, Clarksburg, Mount Airy, New Market and Washington Grove.

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History & History Related Items

Damascus history:

Edward Hughes was appointed the first postmaster in 1816. He laid out the town and called it the Pleasant Plains of Damascus after the Biblical Damascus in Syria. The area grew quickly bringing new business as well as families. The town was incorporated from 1890 to 1914.
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Attractions

Damascus attractions:

Damascus Community Fair
Held here every year the first weekend of September.

Damascus Heritage Society Museum

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