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Girdletree is in Worcester County, in the Ocean Pines metro area.
One tradition says the community was named when a drunken man, trying to saddle his horse outside a tavern, instead saddled a tree. Another says it was named for a local farm, where a birch tree had been girdled with wild grape vines
The latitude of Girdletree is 38.094N. The longitude is -75.397W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 36 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 117.
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5% of Girdletree residents report German ancestry, and 2% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Girdletree ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Girdletree was $20,951, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Girdletree residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Worcester County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Girdletree political report.
The average commute time for Girdletree workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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