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Fishing Creek, Maryland
Fishing Creek, Maryland is located in Maryland
Fishing Creek, Maryland
Fishing Creek, Maryland
Location in Maryland
Country  United States
State  Maryland
County Dorchester
 • Total 1.38 sq mi (3.56 km2)
 • Land 1.06 sq mi (2.73 km2)
 • Water 0.32 sq mi (0.83 km2)
0 ft (0 m)
 • Total 173
 • Density 163.83/sq mi (63.26/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 410, 443, and 667
GNIS feature ID 596534

Fishing Creek is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Dorchester County, Maryland, United States, on Upper Hoopers Island. As of the 2010 census, the population of Fishing Creek was 163.

It is in area code 410, and ZIP code 21634.


Located on a narrow island served primarily by Hoopers Island Road, Fishing Creek has a restaurant (Old Salty's), a post office, and a general store (Hoopers Island General Store), as well as crabbing businesses. Local legend posits a number of ghosts in the Fishing Creek area. The village is on the upper island of the three-island chain known as Hoopers Island, about 15 miles (24 km) south of the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge and 24 miles (39 km) south of Cambridge. Hoopersville, on Middle Hooper Island, is 6 miles (10 km) to the south.

In the media

Fishing Creek resident Louie "Rufus" Frase, 43 at the time, was a contestant on the summer 2007 CBS reality television series Pirate Master.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2020 173
U.S. Decennial Census

See also

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