Maryland Route 62

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Maryland Route 62

Maryland Route 62
Route information
Maintained by MDSHA
Length3.88 mi[1] (6.24 km)
Major junctions
South end MD 804 in Chewsville
North end MD 60 in Leitersburg
CountryUnited States
Highway system
MD 61 MD 63

Maryland Route 62 (MD 62) is a state highway in the U.S. state of Maryland. Known for most of its length as Little Antietam Road, the state highway runs 3.88 miles (6.24 km) from MD 804 in Chewsville north to MD 60 in Leitersburg in northeastern Washington County. MD 62 was constructed in two sections in the mid 1910s and the early 1930s.

Route description

View north from the south end of MD 62 at MD 804 in Chewsville

MD 62 begins at an intersection with unsigned MD 804 in Chewsville. MD 804, the old alignment of MD 64 (Jefferson Boulevard), heads southwest as Trackside Drive to an intersection with MD 64 and east as Twin Springs Drive through the center of Chewsville. MD 62 heads west as two-lane undivided Twin Springs Drive and immediately crosses CSX's Hanover Subdivision railroad line at-grade. The state highway heads west until it reaches Little Antietam Road, onto which the state highway turns northeast. MD 62 passes through a mix of farmland, forest, and scattered residences and veers north at Old Forge Road. The state highway passes the Good-Hartle Farm just before crossing Little Antietam Creek a short distance east of its confluence with Antietam Creek. MD 62 continues to its northern terminus at MD 60 (Leitersburg Pike) just west of Leitersburg.[1][2]


The first section of MD 62 was paved from Chewsville to Old Forge Road in 1916.[3] The remainder of the highway to Leitersburg was built in 1933.[4][5] MD 62 originally met MD 64 at its southern terminus.[6] After MD 64 bypassed Chewsville in 1956, the old alignment of MD 64 was designated MD 804B.[7]

Junction list

The entire route is in Washington County.

MD 804 (Twin Springs Drive/Trackside Drive) to MD 64 – Smithsburg, Hagerstown
Southern terminus; MD 804 is old alignment of MD 64
Leitersburg3.886.24 MD 60 (Leitersburg Pike) – Hagerstown, Waynesboro, LeitersburgNorthern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ a b c Highway Information Services Division (December 31, 2013). Highway Location Reference. Maryland State Highway Administration. Retrieved 2010-11-21.
  2. ^ Google (2010-11-21). "Maryland Route 62" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2010-11-21.
  3. ^ Zouck, Frank H.; Uhl, G. Clinton; Mudd, John F. (January 1920). Annual Reports of the State Roads Commission of Maryland (1916–1919 ed.). Baltimore: Maryland State Roads Commission. p. 20. Retrieved 2010-11-21.
  4. ^ Byron, William D.; Lacy, Robert (December 28, 1934). Report of the State Roads Commission of Maryland (1931–1934 ed.). Baltimore: Maryland State Roads Commission. p. 338. Retrieved 2010-11-21.
  5. ^ Maryland Geological Survey (1933). Map of Maryland Showing State Road System: State Aid Roads and Improved County Road Connections (PDF) (Map). Baltimore: Maryland Geological Survey.
  6. ^ Maryland State Roads Commission (1955). Maryland: Official Highway Map (PDF) (Map). Baltimore: Maryland State Roads Commission.
  7. ^ Bonnell, Robert O.; Bennett, Edgar T.; McMullen, John J. (November 2, 1956). Report of the State Roads Commission of Maryland (1955–1956 ed.). Baltimore: Maryland State Roads Commission. p. 193. Retrieved 2010-11-21.

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