Whitehaven, Maryland

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Whitehaven
Census-designated place
Houses along the Wicomico River in Whitehaven
Houses along the Wicomico River in Whitehaven
Whitehaven is located in Maryland
Whitehaven
Whitehaven
Whitehaven is located in the US
Whitehaven
Whitehaven
Location within the state of Maryland
Coordinates: 38°16′09″N 75°47′28″W / 38.26917°N 75.79111°W / 38.26917; -75.79111Coordinates: 38°16′09″N 75°47′28″W / 38.26917°N 75.79111°W / 38.26917; -75.79111
Country United States
State Maryland
County Wicomico
Area[1]
 • Total 0.370 sq mi (0.96 km2)
 • Land 0.368 sq mi (0.95 km2)
 • Water 0.002 sq mi (0.005 km2)
Elevation 3 ft (0.9 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 43
 • Density 120/sq mi (45/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 410 & 443
GNIS feature ID 588219[3]

Whitehaven is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Wicomico County, Maryland, United States.[3] Its population was 43 as of the 2010 census.[2] It is part of the Salisbury, Maryland-Delaware Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Whitehaven is home to the Whitehaven Ferry, one of the few remaining public ferries in Maryland, and was once a thriving settlement which included stores, a shipyard, and the Whitehaven Hotel. It is the location of the Whitehaven Historic District.[4] The ferry runs between Whitehaven and Mt. Vernon, Somerset County and takes approximately 5 minutes to make a crossing.

The Whitehaven Historic District and Whitehaven Hotel are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14. 
  3. ^ a b "Whitehaven". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  4. ^ National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  5. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.