Bivalve, Maryland

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Census-designated place
Bivalve is located in Maryland
Bivalve is located in the US
Location within the state of Maryland
Coordinates: 38°18′22″N 75°53′21″W / 38.30611°N 75.88917°W / 38.30611; -75.88917Coordinates: 38°18′22″N 75°53′21″W / 38.30611°N 75.88917°W / 38.30611; -75.88917
Country United States
State Maryland
County Wicomico
 • Total 1.349 sq mi (3.49 km2)
 • Land 1.312 sq mi (3.40 km2)
 • Water 0.037 sq mi (0.10 km2)
Elevation 13 ft (4 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 201
 • Density 150/sq mi (58/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 21814
Area code(s) 410 & 443
GNIS feature ID 589760[3]

Bivalve is an unincorporated community and census-designated place along the eastern shore of the lower Nanticoke River, near its mouth on the Chesapeake Bay, in Wicomico County, Maryland, United States. Its population was 201 as of the 2010 census.[2] Bivalve takes its name from the oyster, upon which the town's economy once depended. It is part of the Salisbury, Maryland-Delaware Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The Yellow Brick House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[4]


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2011-05-14. 
  3. ^ "Bivalve". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  4. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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