Welcome, Maryland

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Welcome, Maryland
Unincorporated community
Welcome is located in Maryland
Welcome is located in the US
Location within the state of Maryland
Coordinates: 38°28′50″N 77°5′45″W / 38.48056°N 77.09583°W / 38.48056; -77.09583Coordinates: 38°28′50″N 77°5′45″W / 38.48056°N 77.09583°W / 38.48056; -77.09583
Country United States
State Maryland
County Charles
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 20693

Welcome is an unincorporated community in Charles County, Maryland. The designated zip code is 20693.

It is 7 miles from La Plata on Rt 6 West. The Goose Bay campground and marina are also located in Welcome.[1] Rosemary Lawn, a plantation owned since the 18th century by the Barnes-Compton family, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992.[2]

Prominent residents:

  • Barnes Compton, 19th-century Congressman and state senator, who resided at Rosemary Lawn, a plantation inherited from his mother, Mary Key (Barnes) Compton.


  1. ^ http://www.goosebaymarina.com/
  2. ^ National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.