Malcolm, Maryland

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Malcolm, Maryland
Malcolm is located in Maryland
Malcolm
Malcolm
Location within the state of Maryland
Malcolm is located in the United States
Malcolm
Malcolm
Malcolm (the United States)
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
CountryUnited States
StateMaryland
CountyCharles
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
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]

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  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.