Fishing Creek, Maryland

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Fishing Creek, Maryland
Fishing Creek, Maryland is located in Maryland
Fishing Creek, Maryland
Fishing Creek, Maryland
Location within the state of Maryland
Coordinates: 38°19′20″N 76°13′29″W / 38.32222°N 76.22472°W / 38.32222; -76.22472Coordinates: 38°19′20″N 76°13′29″W / 38.32222°N 76.22472°W / 38.32222; -76.22472
County Dorchester County
State Maryland
Country United States
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Fishing Creek is an unincorporated community just north of Hoopersville, Maryland, in Dorchester County, Maryland, on Hoopers Island.

It is in area code 410, and ZIP Code 21634.

Description[edit]

Located on a narrow island served primarily by Hoopers Island Road, Fishing Creek has a restaurant (Old Salty's), a post office, and a general store (Hoopers Island General Store), as well as crabbing businesses. Local legend posits a number of ghosts in the Fishing Creek area. The village is on the upper island of the three island chain known as Hoopers Island, about fifteen miles from the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge.

In the media[edit]

Fishing Creek resident Louie "Rufus" Frase, 43 at the time, was a contestant on the summer 2007 CBS reality television series Pirate Master.

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