Chestertown in Kent County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Chestertown, First Population Center of the United States
Chestertown, First Population Center of United States.
"The point at which a United States map would balance if weights representing each resident were placed on it."
Courtesy Kent County Chamber of Commerce
Erected by Kent County Chamber of Commerce.
Location. 39° 12.617′ N, 76° 3.926′ W. Marker is in Chestertown, Maryland, in Kent County. Marker is on North Cross Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is by the easternmost door of the Chestertown town hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 118 North Cross Street, Chestertown MD 21620, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Vickers (a few steps from this marker); American Victory (a few steps from this marker); William Beck Nicholson (within shouting distance of this marker); Baltimore Regional Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Tercentenary Celebration (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); On This Site Stood the Courthouse (about 400 feet away); In This Church (about 400 feet away); John Leeds Barroll (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Chestertown.
Also see . . .
1. Mean Center of the United States Population. A Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on January 11, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
2. NASA Animation. from Internet Archive (Submitted on January 12, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
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