Pomfret, Maryland

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Pomfret, Maryland
Pomfret is located in Maryland
Location within the state of Maryland
Pomfret is located in the US
Pomfret (the US)
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
CountryUnited States
 • Total2.7 sq mi (7.1 km2)
 • Land2.7 sq mi (7.1 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
 • Total517
 • Density190/sq mi (73/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
GNIS feature ID586631

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 Charles County Station 13 was built in the community. Station 13 is the Charles County Dive Team, and only provides services related to water emergencies in the county and surrounding jurisdictions. Station 13 does not house any apparatus/ equipment, nor does it provide Fire Protection or Emergency Medical Services to the community. http://www.ccdr.net/, http://www.ccvfireems.org

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


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Pomfret, Maryland
  2. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Pomfret CDP, Maryland". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved August 3, 2012.
  3. ^ Charles County Public Schools - McDonough High School Archived 2007-10-09 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ St. Joseph's Catholic Church
  5. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.

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