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Dawson, Maryland
Country United States
State Maryland
County Allegany
Area
 • Total 0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
 • Land 0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
765 ft (233 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 103
 • Density 198/sq mi (76.6/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 24-21925
GNIS feature ID 2583606

Dawson is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Allegany County, Maryland, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 103.

Dawson is along U.S. Route 220, 3 miles (5 km) northeast of Keyser, West Virginia, and 17 miles (27 km) southwest of Cumberland, Maryland. It is situated along the northwest bank of the North Branch Potomac River, which forms the Maryland–West Virginia border.

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