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The population of Olney is approximately 33,340 (2007), 33844 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 10,415 (2000), 11606 (2010).

The amount of land area in Olney is 23.535 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Olney is 13.0 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Olney to Washington DC is 17 miles. The distance to the Maryland state capital is 34 miles. (as the crow flies)
Olney is positioned 39.14 degrees north of the equator and 77.08 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Olney elevation is 540 feet above sea level.
Olney per capita income is $35,267 (2000).
Olney median income is $121,698 (2007).

The Olney median home price is $603,928 (2007).

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Olney location: in central Maryland about five miles from Aspen Hill and about 17 miles from Washington, D.C.. Other nearby communities include Brookeville, Rossmoor, Ashton-Sandy Springs, Redland, Laytonsville, Wheaton-Glenmont and Rockville.

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Olney history:

Established in 1800 as Mechanicsville, the area was agricultural with mostly farming. One of the early residents, Sarah Brooke and Dr. Charles Farquhar enjoyed the work of English Poet, William Cowper. They named their home after his home town of Olney. The town eventually took on the same name as the home.
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