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Welcome to Accident ...
The town of Accident is located in Garrett County.
The location of Accident has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
When the people of Accident refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Accidental<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Accident has a population of 314 people<3> (see below for details).
Accident is 2,350 feet [716 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Accident is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Accident lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Accident: (301) & (240)<5>
The ZIP code for Accident: 21520<6>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Accident had a population of 325 people. This makes Accident the county's 7th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 325 people, the population of Accident decreased 7.93% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 353 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Accident had an population of 314 people. This is a decrease of 3.38% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.05% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Accident.
Communities near Accident ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<7>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Accident.
Communities Also Named Accident ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Accident - it's located in Arkansas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Accident.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Accident:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Accident ...
Looking for more information about Accident? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Accident, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Accident.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Garrett County: www.co.garrett.md.us/
The official website for State of Maryland: www.maryland.gov/
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This page was last modified: 06 Feb 2019