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The population of Snow Hill is approximately 2,217 (1990), 2103 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 927 (1990), 871 (2010).

The amount of land area in Snow Hill is 3.247 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Snow Hill to Washington DC is 105 miles. The distance to the Maryland state capital is 83 miles. (as the crow flies)
Snow Hill is positioned 38.17 degrees north of the equator and 75.39 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Snow Hill history:

English settlers came into this area in 1642 and founded the community of Snow Hill. It is on the Pocomoke River and the port was called a "royal port" by William and Mary of England. The port handled both exports and imports. There was also major ship-building in Snow Hill.
Snow Hill became the county seat of the new Worcester County in 1742. The previous county was Somerset County. The nearby river began to be heavily used as time went on, bringing more business to Snow Hill. There was a great increase of the overnight lodging industry. The river continued to be a major influence on the economy of Snow Hill for many years.
After the conclusion of the Civil War, the railroad came into the eastern shore. As the railroad grew, river travel decreased. Much of the business which provided Snow Hill's economic base closed up. Alternate industries started to spring up in agriculture providing a new thriving economy.
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Snow Hill attractions:

Nassawango Country Club, A 6,344 yard golf course. 3940 Nassawango Rd., Snow Hill, MD 21863. Phone: (410) 632-3114 or (410) 957-2262
Pocomoke River State Park, Great for birding. Rt. 113, Worcester Highway, Snow Hill MD 21863, Phone: (410) 634-2566

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