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Ivory, Maryland
Country  United States of America
State  Maryland
County Flag of Howard County, Maryland.svg Howard
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Ivory is an unincorporated community located at the Northwest tip of Howard County, Maryland. It is located between modern Glenelg, Maryland and West Friendship, Maryland.


The area is home to the estate of Enoch Selby who lived on the "Chapel of Ease" founded in 1750.

The Ivory post office opened for the community on 4 July 1886. The post office was operated by postmanster William V. Sheppard until 1918.

Sections of Ivory road remain, but most have been overlapped by Route 32. The path through town is now a segment of the Maryland Broadband Network awaiting lease.

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