Pomfret, Maryland

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Pomfret, Maryland
Census-designated place
Pomfret is located in Maryland
Pomfret is located in the US
Location within the state of Maryland
Coordinates: 38°34′38″N 77°1′53″W / 38.57722°N 77.03139°W / 38.57722; -77.03139Coordinates: 38°34′38″N 77°1′53″W / 38.57722°N 77.03139°W / 38.57722; -77.03139
Country United States
State Maryland
County Charles
 • Total 2.7 sq mi (7.1 km2)
 • Land 2.7 sq mi (7.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 517
 • Density 190/sq mi (73/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 20675
GNIS feature ID 586631

Pomfret is a small census-designated place in Charles County, Maryland, United States.[1] As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 517.[2]

Maurice J. McDonough High School is located at the south end of the CDP, just north of Maryland Route 225.[3] The active historic Catholic church established by Father George Hunter, S.J. in 1763[4] is located in Pomfret. The current structure dates from 1849. Mother Catherine Spalding was a native of Pomfret, according to a brass plaque inside the front entrance to St. Joseph's. In 2009 a new fire department was built in the community.

Acquinsicke, Green's Inheritance, McPherson's Purchase and Pleasant Hill are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[5]


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