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Waldorf
Charles County, Maryland

ZipCodes
20601, 20602, 20603, 20604




Page Contents for Waldorf, Maryland

Statistics & Facts

Location

Geography

History & History-related items

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Maryland state capital is Annapolis.
The population of Waldorf is approximately 25,852 2007, 67752 2010.
The approximate number of families is 7,827 2000, 23872 2010.
The amount of land area in Waldorf is 37.977 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Waldorf is 12.8 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Waldorf to Washington DC is 18 miles.
The distance to the Maryland state capital is 32 miles. (as the crow flies)
Waldorf is positioned 38.64 degrees north of the equator and 76.90 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Waldorf elevation is 215 feet above sea level.
Waldorf per capita income is $ 24,728 2000.
Waldorf median income is $ 92,357 2007.
The Waldorf median home price is $ 374,243 2007.

Location

in southern Maryland about 17 miles from Alexandria and about 20 miles from Washington, D.C.. Other nearby communities include St Charles, Brandywine, Bryantown, Bennsville, Clinton, Accokeek, Friendly and La Plata.
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Geography


mostly flat. There are a few small hils with wetlands in the southern and eastern portions of the city. The city is heavily forested with oak and pine.
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History & History Related Items

Waldorf was settled before 1900 and was called Beantown at the start. The name of Waldorf is either from the town of Walldorf, Germany or after a 12th centurn religious sect, the Waldenses. At first all that was here was a crossroads and a train station, but tobacco production near here helped the town to grow. From 1949 until 1968, gambling was legal in Charles County and the community offered slot machines to draw in players. In 1970, a new planned development, St. Charles, was built nearby fueling more growth. Today Waldorf has been mostly engulfed by St. Charles.
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Waldorf City Government

Maryland State Government
22 Industrial Park Dr
Waldorf, MD 20602-2707
Phone: 301-645-9246

Waldorf Chamber

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

Waldorf Organizations

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

Waldorf Schools

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

Miscellany

The population of Waldorf was:
1990 - 15,058
2000 - 22,312
2007 - 25,852

Number of Housing Units:
1990 - 5,038
2000 - 7,827


Median age:
2000 - 32.8 years

Median household income:
2000 - $ 68,869
2007 - $ 92,357

Median house value:
2000 - $ 154,800
2007 - $ 374,243

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


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