Brinklow, Maryland

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Brinklow, Maryland
Brinklow, Maryland is located in Maryland
Brinklow, Maryland
Coordinates: 39°09′57″N 77°00′56″W / 39.16583°N 77.01556°W / 39.16583; -77.01556Coordinates: 39°09′57″N 77°00′56″W / 39.16583°N 77.01556°W / 39.16583; -77.01556
Country United States
State Maryland
County Montgomery
Elevation
140 m (459 ft)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
20862
Area code(s)240 & 301
GNIS feature ID588624[1]

Brinklow is an unincorporated community in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States. Brinklow is located on Maryland Route 650, 3 miles (4.8 km) northeast of Olney. Brinklow has a post office with ZIP code 20862.[2]

The community was named by Hallie Lea, a storekeeper in the late 1880s, most likely for Brinklow in Warwickshire, England.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Brinklow, Maryland
  2. ^ ZIP Code Lookup Archived June 15, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Kenny, Hamill (1984). The Placenames of Maryland : their origin and meaning. Baltimore, Md.: Maryland Historical Society. p. 47. ISBN 0-938420-28-3.