Sand Spring, Maryland

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Sand Spring is an unincorporated community in Garrett County, Maryland.[1]

History

A variant name was "Fearer".[1] A post office called Fearer was established in 1893, and remained in operation until 1939.[2][3] The origin of the name "Fearer" is obscure.[4]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Sand Spring
  2. "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 5 January 2017. 
  3. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fearer Post Office (historical)
  4. Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. pp. 141–142. 

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