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Cheltenham, Maryland

Unincorporated community
Cheltenham is located in Maryland
Location within the state of Maryland
Country  United States of America
State  Maryland
County Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 597222

Cheltenham is an Maryland, United States, adjacent to U.S. Highway 301. It contains a juvenile correctional facility, (founded originally by Baltimore merchant, banker, and philanthropist Enoch Pratt, (1808-1896) as a "House of Reformation for Colored Children" in the 1890s on his former farm property, who also earlier established the city's Enoch Pratt Free Library, in 1882-1886, the country's first circulating public library system), the Southern Maryland Farmers Market, and the Maryland Veterans Cemetery, along with many scenic farms and woods. Nearby is the Marlton housing development.[1]

It is named after Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, in England.


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Cheltenham, Maryland

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