Maryland Route 781

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Maryland Route 781 marker

Maryland Route 781
Delancy Road
Route information
Maintained by MDSHA
Length: 1.01 mi[1] (1.63 km)
Major junctions
South end: US 40 in Elkton
North end: MD 281 in Elkton
Location
Counties: Cecil
Highway system
MD 779 MD 783

Maryland Route 781 (MD 781) is a state highway in the U.S. state of Maryland. Known as Delancy Road, the state highway runs 1.01 miles (1.63 km) from U.S. Route 40 (US 40) north to MD 281 within Elkton close to the Delaware state line. MD 781 was designated in 1987.

Route description[edit]

MD 781 begins at an intersection with US 40 (Pulaski Highway) 0.23 miles (0.37 km) west of the Delaware state line. MD 781 heads north past residential subdivisions, paralleling the state line. The state highway reaches its northern terminus at MD 281 (Red Hill Road) adjacent to Grays Hill on the west.[1][2]

History[edit]

Delancy Road long predates being a part of the state highway system, having existed since at least 1898.[3] The highway was designated MD 781 in 1987.[4]

Junction list[edit]

The entire route is in Elkton, Cecil County.

Mile[1] km Destinations Notes
0.00 0.00 US 40 (Pulaski Highway) – Baltimore, Glasgow, DE
1.01 1.63 MD 281 (Red Hill Road) – Elkton, Christiana, DE
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Highway Information Services Division (December 31, 2012). Highway Location Reference. Maryland State Highway Administration. Retrieved 2010-10-13. 
  2. ^ Google Inc. "Maryland Route 781". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc. http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&source=s_d&saddr=Delancy+Rd&daddr=MD-281+E%2FRed+Hill+Rd&hl=en&geocode=FYhVXAIdbIt7-w%3BFXSMXAIdXoB7-w&mra=ls&sll=39.618937,-75.792511&sspn=0.003793,0.009645&ie=UTF8&t=h&z=15. Retrieved 2010-03-27.
  3. ^ United States Geological Survey. Elkton, MD quadrangle (Map). 1:48,000. 15 Minute Series (Topographic) (1898 ed.). http://historical.mytopo.com/quad.cfm?quadname=Elkton&state=MD&series=15. Retrieved 2010-03-27.
  4. ^ "Traffic Volume Map" (PDF). Maryland State Highway Administration. 1987. Retrieved 2010-03-27. 

External links[edit]

Route map: Google / Bing