Rehobeth, Maryland

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Rehobeth, Maryland
Unincorporated community
Rehobeth is located in Maryland
Rehobeth
Rehobeth
Coordinates: 38°02′20″N 75°39′47″W / 38.03889°N 75.66306°W / 38.03889; -75.66306Coordinates: 38°02′20″N 75°39′47″W / 38.03889°N 75.66306°W / 38.03889; -75.66306
Country United States
State Maryland
County Somerset
Elevation 10 ft (3 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 21857
Area code(s) 410, 443, and 667
GNIS feature ID 591110[1]

Rehobeth is an unincorporated community in Somerset County, Maryland, United States.[1] It is located at the east end of Old Rehobeth Road, off Rehobeth Road, on the bank of the Pocomoke River. Caldicott, Coventry Parish Ruins, and Rehobeth Presbyterian Church are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]

The community was named after Rehoboth, a place mentioned in the Hebrew Bible, via a local plantation of that name.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Rehobeth". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  3. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1938). The Ocean Highway: New Brunswick, New Jersey to Jacksonville, Florida. Works Progress Administration. p. 56.