Mechanicsville, Maryland

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Mechanicsville, Maryland
Census-designated place
Amish horse and buggy parking space, July 2016.
Amish horse and buggy parking space, July 2016.
Mechanicsville is located in Maryland
Mechanicsville
Mechanicsville
Coordinates: 38°26′34″N 76°44′38″W / 38.44278°N 76.74389°W / 38.44278; -76.74389Coordinates: 38°26′34″N 76°44′38″W / 38.44278°N 76.74389°W / 38.44278; -76.74389
Country United States
State Maryland
County St. Mary's
Elevation 157 ft (48 m)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 1,508
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 20659
Area code(s) 301 and 240
GNIS feature ID 594822[2]

Mechanicsville is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in St. Mary's County, Maryland.[2] It is adjacent to the community of Charlotte Hall, which is known for its agriculture, Amish population, large farmers' market/flea market, and the Maryland Veterans Home. Mechanicsville has many small businesses and restaurants along Maryland Route 5 and Maryland Route 235. This community is served by the St. Mary's County Public Schools including Chopticon High School. As of the 2010 Census, Mechanicsville had a population of 1,508 people.[1]

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Climate[edit]

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Mechanicsville has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[3]

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