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Keedysville
Washington County, Maryland

ZipCodes
21756

Motto
Where Northern Thrift and Personality Meet Southern Charm and Hospitality



Page Contents for Keedysville, Maryland

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Maryland state capital is Annapolis.
The population of Keedysville is approximately 840 2007, 1152 2010.
The approximate number of families is 188 2000, 391 2010.
The amount of land area in Keedysville is 1.687 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Keedysville is 0.85 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Keedysville to Washington DC is 55 miles.
The distance to the Maryland state capital is 76 miles. (as the crow flies)
Keedysville is positioned 39.48 degrees north of the equator and 77.69 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Keedysville elevation is 404 feet above sea level.
Keedysville per capita income is $ 19,911 2000.
Keedysville median income is $ 65,971 2007.
The Keedysville median home price is $ 322,596 2007.

Location

in northern Maryland about 20 miles from Frederick and about 62 miles from Washington, D.C.. Other nearby communities include Boonsboro, Sharpsburg, San Mar, St James, Mount Lena Funkstown and Burkittsville.
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History & History Related Items

The village was settled by John and Samuel Keedy. Originally called Centerville because it was about halfway between Boonsboro and Sharpsburg, the name was changed to Keedysville when the post office was established. Keedysville was once a link on the B&O branch line from Weaverton to Hagerstown. Parts of the train station remain intact. Just west of Keedysville is Crystal Grottoes Cavern, Maryland's only commercial underground cavern.

Try this history page from the Town. Here is a history page for Keedysville.
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The incorporation of Keedysville

1872


Attractions

n the town park is a monument commemorating Keedysville’s citizens who served in World War II; close by is another that honors World War I veterans.

Taylor Park
This park includes playground equipment, basketball court, a pavillion, cooking/grilling facilities and more.
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Keedysville City Government

Town of Keedysville
P.O. Box 359
Keedysville, MD 21756
Phone: 301-432-5795

Keedysville Chamber

Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce
28 West Washington Street, Suite 200
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740
Phone: 301-739-2015

Keedysville Organizations

Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce
28 West Washington Street, Suite 200
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740
Phone: 301-739-2015

Keedysville Libraries

Washington County Free Library system.

Keedysville Schools

Washington County Public Schools
820 Commonwealth Avenue
Hagerstown, MD 21741
Phone: 301-766-2800 Keedysville

Miscellany

The population of Keedysville was:
1990 - 464 2000 - 482
2007 - 840

Number of Housing Units:
1990 - 187
2000 - 188

Median age:
2000 - 35.4 years

Median household income:
2000 - $ 53,250
2007 - $ 65,971

Median house value:
2000 - $ 151,300
2007 - $ 322,596

Keedysville is located in the eastern time zone and does participate in daylight savings time during a portion of the year.


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