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The population of Port Tobacco Village is approximately 19 (2007).
The approximate number of families is 6 (2000).

The amount of land area in Port Tobacco Village is 0.413 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Port Tobacco Village is 0.16 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Port Tobacco Village to Washington DC is 27 miles. The distance to the Maryland state capital is 43 miles. (as the crow flies)
Port Tobacco Village is positioned 38.51 degrees north of the equator and 77.02 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Port Tobacco Village elevation is 22 feet above sea level.
Port Tobacco Village per capita income is $43,017 (2000).
Port Tobacco Village median income is $134,877 (2007).

The Port Tobacco Village median home price is $992,849 (2007).

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Port Tobacco Village location: in southern Maryland about 21 miles from Alexandria, Virginia and about 28 miles from Washington, D.C.. Other nearby communities include La Plata, Bennsville, Bryans Road, St Charles, Potomac Heights, Accokeek and Indian Head all in Maryland and Dahlgren in Virginia.

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Port Tobacco Village history:

Native Americans first lived in the area in their settlement known as Potopaco. The English came to colonize in 1634. The town was founded in 1727 and was once the county seat. Once the seat was moved to La Plata in 1895, the town has shrunk considerably. As the Port Tobacco River changed course over the years and ships became much larger, the town was cut off from the coastline. Then, when bypassed by the railroads, it declined even more.

The original courthouse has been rebuilt and is used as a historical museum. Another notable historical edifice is the Ignatius Church and cemetery.

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The founding of Port Tobacco Village: 1727
The incorporation date of Port Tobacco Village: 1888

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Port Tobacco Village attractions:

Historical Marker for Port Tobacco

Port Tobacco School House
An old one room schoolhouse built about 1876.

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