Malcolm, Maryland

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Malcolm, Maryland
Unincorporated community
Malcolm is located in Maryland
Location within the state of Maryland
Malcolm is located in the US
Malcolm (the US)
Coordinates: 38°37′00″N 76°47′13″W / 38.61667°N 76.78694°W / 38.61667; -76.78694Coordinates: 38°37′00″N 76°47′13″W / 38.61667°N 76.78694°W / 38.61667; -76.78694
Country United States
State Maryland
County Charles
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 20601
Area code(s) 301

Malcolm, Maryland is a small unincorporated community, essentially centered on a five-way intersection in Charles County, Maryland, about 7 miles (11 km) east of Waldorf. Horsehead Road, one of the five roads meeting here, was the route traveled by John Wilkes Booth to Dr. Mudd's house after Booth's assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Malcolm is known locally by the deprecated name "Dogpatch."

Malcolm is located at 38°37′0″N 76°47′13″W / 38.61667°N 76.78694°W / 38.61667; -76.78694 (38.616667, -76.786944).[1]