Thompson's Corner, is a small unincorporated community located in northern Montgomery County, Maryland, United States. It is located west of Clarksburg and east of Comus.
Montgomery County is the most populous county in the U.S. state of Maryland, located adjacent to Washington, D.C. As of the 2010 census, the county's population was 971,777, increasing by 8.3% to an estimated 1,052,567 in 2018. The county seat and largest municipality is Rockville, although the census-designated place of Germantown is the most populous city within the county. Montgomery County is included in the Washington–Arlington–Alexandria, DC–VA–MD–WV Metropolitan Statistical Area, which in turn forms part of the Baltimore–Washington Combined Statistical Area. Most of the county's residents live in unincorporated locales, of which the most built up are Silver Spring and Bethesda, although the incorporated cities of Rockville and Gaithersburg are also large population centers, as are many smaller but significant places.
Maryland is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia to its south and west; Pennsylvania to its north; and Delaware to its east. The state's largest city is Baltimore, and its capital is Annapolis. Among its occasional nicknames are Old Line State, the Free State, and the Chesapeake Bay State. It is named after the English queen Henrietta Maria, known in England as Queen Mary, who was the wife of King Charles I.
Clarksburg is a census-designated place and an unincorporated area in northern Montgomery County, Maryland, United States. It is located at the northern end of the Interstate 270 technology corridor, about four miles north of Germantown, Maryland. As of 2016, Clarksburg has an estimated population of 20,441.
The community was once marked by a house and general store on Slidell Road owned by Richard Thompson (1796-1874), a local farmer. Circa 1860, his son Jerome (1833-1905) officially founded Thompson's Corner.
Ashton is an unincorporated community in Montgomery County, Maryland. The commercial center of Ashton lies at the junction of Route 108 and New Hampshire Avenue. It is not positively known how Ashton got its name. Some longtime residents claim that it comes from reference to a large Ash tree that stood at the junction of routes 108 and 650. Others say that it is the melding of the names of two Thomas Family homes, Ashland and Clifton, each located a mile from the junction.
Hickory Ridge is one of the 10 villages in Columbia, Maryland, United States, located to the west of the Town Center with a 2014 population of 13,000 in 4,659 housing units. The village overlays the former postal community of Elioak. It was first occupied in 1974. Neighborhoods in the village are Hawthorn, Clary's Forest, and Clemens Crossing. The name Hickory Ridge is derived from the 1753 land grant patented by Greenberry Ridgley and Richard Davis named "Hickory Ridge" and the 1749 slave plantation "Hickory Ridge" in nearby Highland that resides on the tract.
Derwood is an unincorporated area and census-designated place in east-central Montgomery County, Maryland. It lies just north of Rockville, southeast of Gaithersburg, southwest of Olney, and northwest of the greater Silver Spring, Maryland area. Derwood, originally "Deer Park" then "Deer Wood," is home to approximately 15,600 people.
Hyattstown is an unincorporated community in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States.
Carderock, is a neighborhood located in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States, along the Potomac River. It is located in the southern part of the Potomac census-designated place and western part of the Bethesda postal area.
Paint Branch is a 14.0-mile-long (22.5 km) stream that flows through Montgomery County and Prince George's County, Maryland. It is a tributary of the Northeast Branch, which flows to the Anacostia River, Potomac River and the Chesapeake Bay.
Rock Run is a tributary stream of the Potomac River in Montgomery County, Maryland. The headwaters of the stream rise in the village of Potomac, and the creek flows southeast for 5.3 miles (8.5 km) to the Potomac River.
Kimages is an unincorporated community in Charles City County, Virginia, United States.
Muddy Branch is a tributary stream of the Potomac River in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States, located about 14 miles (23 km) northwest of Washington, D.C.
Beallsville, Maryland is an unincorporated community in Montgomery County, Maryland. It is a small community outside Poolesville, Maryland.
Comus is an unincorporated community in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States. Its elevation is 591 feet (180 m). The chiefly rural community is located approximately 39.7 miles (63.9 km) by car from Washington D.C.
Seneca is an unincorporated community in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States.
Lake Camanche Ranches is an unincorporated community in Calaveras County, California. It lies at an elevation of 322 feet.
Sprekelsville is an unincorporated community in El Dorado County, California. It lies at an elevation of 978 feet.
Northwest Branch Anacostia River is a 21.5-mile-long (34.6 km) free-flowing stream in Montgomery County and Prince George's County, Maryland. It is a tributary of the Anacostia River, which flows to the Potomac River and the Chesapeake Bay.
Nancy Wrights Corner is an unincorporated community in Caroline County, in the U.S. state of Virginia. It is located along US 1 and VSR 605, west of Woodford. The community was one of the sites of the Battle of North Anna.
Plummers Island is a 12-acre Potomac River island in Montgomery County, Maryland, about nine miles upriver from Washington, D.C., which holds the distinction of being the most scientifically studied island in North America. It is visible from the American Legion Memorial Bridge of the Capital Beltway, just downriver (east) of the bridge.
Norwood is an unincorporated community in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States, located at the intersection of Layhill Road, Norwood Road, and Ednor Road, two miles from the Intercounty Connector (ICC).
The 19th House of Delegates District is a district represented in the Maryland General Assembly. The district currently consists of several Montgomery County communities, including portions of Laytonsville, Redland, Derwood, Shady Grove, Olney, Norbeck, Norwood, Leisure World, Aspen Hill, Layhill, Glenmont, Wheaton, Kemp Mill, and Four Corners.
Tenmile Creek is a tributary stream of Little Seneca Creek in Montgomery County, Maryland.
A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position; alternatively, a geographic position may be expressed in a combined three-dimensional Cartesian vector. A common choice of coordinates is latitude, longitude and elevation. To specify a location on a plane requires a map projection.
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