Showell, Maryland

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Showell, Maryland
Unincorporated community
Showell is located in Maryland
Showell is located in the US
Coordinates: 38°23′52″N 75°12′54″W / 38.39778°N 75.21500°W / 38.39778; -75.21500Coordinates: 38°23′52″N 75°12′54″W / 38.39778°N 75.21500°W / 38.39778; -75.21500
Country United States
State Maryland
County Worcester
Elevation 26 ft (8 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 21862
Area code(s) 410, 443, and 667
GNIS feature ID 591285[1]

Showell is an unincorporated community in Worcester County, Maryland, United States.[1] Showell is located at the intersection of Worcester Highway and Pitts Road west of U.S. Route 113 to the north of Berlin. It takes its name from Samuel Showell, the owner of the original land grant upon which the town sits. Samuel Showell and his descendants owned several large parcels in the area,of which this was the largest, which were gradually divided among family members and then eventually sold off.

St. Martin's Episcopal Church was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977.[2]

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  1. ^ a b "Showell". 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. ^ 'Maryland Manual 1969-1970,' vol. 174. Biographical Sketch of Russell O/ Hickman, pg. 356