Crapo, Maryland

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Crapo, Maryland
Unincorporated community
Crapo is located in Maryland
Coordinates: 38°19′11″N 76°07′52″W / 38.31972°N 76.13111°W / 38.31972; -76.13111Coordinates: 38°19′11″N 76°07′52″W / 38.31972°N 76.13111°W / 38.31972; -76.13111
Country United States
State Maryland
County Dorchester
Elevation 0 ft (0 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code 21626
Area code(s) 410, 443, and 667
GNIS feature ID 590040[1]

Crapo is an unincorporated community in Dorchester County, Maryland, United States.[1] Crapo is located along Lakesville-Crapo Road on the east bank of the Honga River in the southern part of the county. It has frequently been noted on lists of unusual place names.[2] The name Crapo comes from "crapaud", which is the French word for toad.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Crapo". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Parker, Quentin (2010). Welcome to Horneytown, North Carolina, Population: 15: An insider's guide to 201 of the world's weirdest and wildest places. Adams Media. pp. ix.