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Statistics & Facts
Statistics & Facts
The Maryland state capital is Annapolis.
The population of Lonaconing is approximately 1,122 (1990), 1214 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 505 (1990), 463 (2010).
The amount of land area in Lonaconing is 0.998 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Lonaconing to Washington DC is 120 miles.
The distance to the Maryland state capital is 146 miles. (as the crow flies)
Lonaconing is positioned 39.56 degrees north of the equator and 78.97 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Lonaconing Maryland is the Home of Robert (Lefty) Moses Grove.
Former Major League Great that played baseball for the Philadelphia A's in the 1930's and 1940's as well as in Boston. He has compiled one of the greatest win records of all time for a left-handed pitcher in the major leagues. He is in Baseball's hall of fame in Cooperstown, NY
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Lonaconing Historical Events 1924
The all-time high school basketball record for scoring the
most points in a single basketball game by an individual player
(male or female) is held by Marie Boyd who, on February 25, 1924,
scored 156 points for Lonaconing Central of Lonaconing, Maryland.
She scored 77 field goals and two free throws in the game. Her team
Lonaconing Central defeated Cumberland Ursuline 162-3. This occurred
at a time when six girls played on a basketball team, players moved
up-and-down the basketball court at a slow pace shooting old-fashioned two-handed set shots and the typical scoring of teams and individual players was very low. (From the National High School Sports Record Book)
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