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Boyds, Maryland is an unincorporated community in rural Montgomery County, Maryland, located about north of Washington, D.C. Its ZIP Code is 20841.According to the United States 2010 Census, the ZIP Code Tabulation Area (ZCTA) for Boyds covers an area of about 26sqmi and has a population of 10,460. Black Hill Regional Park, Little Seneca Lake, and Seneca Creek State Park are located in Boyds.HistoryThe community was named for Colonel James Alexander Boyd, a Scottish immigrant who was a construction engineer for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. Boyd built a temporary village to house construction workers as the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad built the Metropolitan Branch line after the American Civil War. The railroad line began service in 1873. After the railroad station opened, a mill, stores, and other businesses were established in the area. The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad opened a brick railroad station in 1887. The railroad station was demolished to make way for installation of a second track in 1927. A wooden station was built as a replacement, but it was later taken down. Commuter Rail service is still provided at Boyds by the MARC system.Use our United States trip itinerary builder app to arrange the hows, wheres, and whens of your trip to Boyds.
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