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Cottage City, Maryland

Full nameCottage City, Maryland
Official nameCottage City, Maryland
Settlement typeTown
CountryUnited States
CountyPrince George's
Total Area0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Land Area0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Water Area0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation30 ft (9.1 m)
Total Population1136 (2000)
Density (pop.)1780.8/km2 (4613.5/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
- Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code20722
Area code301
FIPS code24-20050
GNIS feature ID0597284

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Cottage City is a town in Prince George's County, Maryland, United States. The population was 1,136 at the 2000 census. Cottage City is a small, quiet community lying between Eastern Avenue (the border with Washington, D.C.), Brentwood, Colmar Manor, and the Anacostia River. Cottage City was developed beginning in 1870 under the name of "The Highlands." The area was incorporated in 1924 as Cottage City.

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