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Olney
Montgomery County, Maryland

ZipCodes
20832




Page Contents for Olney, Maryland

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

Chamber of Commerce.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Maryland state capital is Annapolis.
The population of Olney is approximately 33,340 2007, 33844 2010.
The approximate number of families is 10,415 2000, 11606 2010.
The amount of land area in Olney is 23.535 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Olney is 13.0 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Olney to Washington DC is 17 miles.
The distance to the Maryland state capital is 34 miles. (as the crow flies)
Olney is positioned 39.14 degrees north of the equator and 77.08 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Olney elevation is 540 feet above sea level.
Olney per capita income is $ 35,267 2000.
Olney median income is $ 121,698 2007.
The Olney median home price is $ 603,928 2007.

Location

in central Maryland about five miles from Aspen Hill and about 17 miles from Washington, D.C.. Other nearby communities include Brookeville, Rossmoor, Ashton-Sandy Springs, Redland, Laytonsville, Wheaton-Glenmont and Rockville.
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History & History Related Items

Established in 1800 as Mechanicsville, the area was agricultural with mostly farming. One of the early residents, Sarah Brooke and Dr. Charles Farquhar enjoyed the work of English Poet, William Cowper. They named their home after his home town of Olney. The town eventually took on the same name as the home.
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Olney Chamber

Olney Chamber of Commerce
3460 Olney-Laytonsville Road, Suite 211
Olney, Maryland 20832
Phone: 301-774-7117
Montgomery County, Maryland Chamber of Commerce
51 Monroe Street, Suite 1800
Rockville, Maryland 20850
Phone: 301-739-0015

Olney Organizations

Olney Chamber of Commerce
3460 Olney-Laytonsville Road, Suite 211
Olney, Maryland 20832
Phone: 301-774-7117
Montgomery County, Maryland Chamber of Commerce
51 Monroe Street, Suite 1800
Rockville, Maryland 20850
Phone: 301-739-0015 Olney

Miscellany

The population of Olney was:
1990 - 23,019
2000 - 31,438
2007 - 33,340

Number of Housing Units:
1990 - 7,267
2000 - 10,415


Median age:
2000 - 36.7 years

Median household income:
2000 - $ 94,818
2007 - $ 121,698

Median house value:
2000 - $ 242,400
2007 - $ 603,928

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


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