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Detour is in Carroll County, in the Baltimore metro area.
The community is believed named for the detours taken around high land by the creek and the railroad.
The latitude of Detour is 39.603N. The longitude is -77.268W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 341 feet.
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Carroll County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Detour political report.
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