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Statistics & Facts

The Maryland state capital is Annapolis.
The population of Hughesville is approximately 1,780 (2007), 2197 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 529 (2000), 714 (2010).
The amount of land area in Hughesville is 27.895 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Hughesville is 11.2 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Hughesville to Washington DC is 28 miles.
The distance to the Maryland state capital is 33 miles. (as the crow flies)
Hughesville is positioned 38.53 degrees north of the equator and 76.78 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Hughesville elevation is 180 feet above sea level.
Hughesville per capita income is $ 29,884 (2000).
Hughesville median income is $ 101,400 (2005).
The Hughesville median home price is $ 337,700 (2005).


in southern Maryland about 28 miles from Alexandria, Virginia and about 31 miles from Washington, D.C.. Other nearby communities include Charlotte Hall, District 8, Bryantown, Eagle Harbor, Golden Beach, St. Charles, Waldorf, Brandywine and Huntingtown.
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History & History Related Items

As were many of the other surroundings towns, Hughesville was a tobacco market town. The old tobacco warehouses are now used for shops and stores. In 2007, a bypass was built to help rush-hour traffic. An Amish community and market are nearby. Due to its central location in the tri-county area, there are many agencies and organizations that headquarter in Hughesville even though the community itself is small.
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Hughesville Chamber

Charles County Chamber of Commerce
101 Centennial Street, Suite A
La Plata, Maryland 20646
Phone: 301-932-6500

Hughesville Organizations

Charles County Chamber of Commerce
101 Centennial Street, Suite A
La Plata, Maryland 20646
Phone: 301-932-6500

Hughesville Schools

Charles County Public Schools
5980 Radio Station Road
La Plata, MD 20646
Phone: 301-932-6610 Hughesville


The population of Hughesville was:
1990 - 1,319
2000 - 1,537
2007 - 1,780

The number of housing units was:
1990 - 432
2000 - 529

Median age:
2000 - 38.5 years

Median household income:
2000 - $ 90,697
2005 - $ 101,400
2007 - $ 121,629

Median house value:
2000 - $ 177,700
2005 - $ 337,700
2007 - 463,694

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

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