Bryantown, Maryland

Bryantown is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Charles County, Maryland, United States, adjacent to Maryland Route 5.[1] As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 655.[2]

Bryantown, Maryland
St Mary's Catholic Church
St Mary's Catholic Church
Bryantown is located in Maryland
Location within the state of Maryland
Bryantown is located in the United States
Bryantown (the United States)
Coordinates: 38°33′18″N 76°50′31″W / 38.55500°N 76.84194°W / 38.55500; -76.84194Coordinates: 38°33′18″N 76°50′31″W / 38.55500°N 76.84194°W / 38.55500; -76.84194
CountryUnited States
 • Total4.1 sq mi (10.7 km2)
 • Land4.1 sq mi (10.7 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
 • Total655
 • Density160/sq mi (61/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
Area code(s)301
GNIS feature ID589841

Bryantown stands on land known as Boarman's Manor, a 4,000-acre (16 km2) manor granted to Major William Boarman in 1674.[3] Bryantown is associated with the flight in 1865 of President Abraham Lincoln's assassin John Wilkes Booth, and its St. Mary's Catholic Church is the burial place of Dr. Samuel Mudd, who lived 5 miles (8.0 km) to the north, and who in November 1864 had first met Booth at the church.

Oakland was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.[4] The Bryantown Historic District was listed in 1985, and The Lindens in 1990.[4]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bryantown, Maryland
  2. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Bryantown CDP, Maryland". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 3, 2012.
  3. ^ Old Maryland Landmarks, Robert F. T. Pogue, 1972
  4. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. April 15, 2008.