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Welcome to Aikin ...

Aikin is located in Cecil County<1>.

The location of Aikin has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Aikin is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Aikin lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Aikin: (410), (443)<4> & (667).

Websites for Aikin ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.cecilchamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Aikin, the following might be of interest:

Communities near Aikin ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Aikin.

  • Newark [New Castle County]
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    • Newark [New Castle County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Aikin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,849 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newark
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newark<6>
  • Aberdeen [Harford County]
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    • Aberdeen [Harford County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Aikin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,964 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aberdeen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aberdeen<6>
  • Elkton [Cecil County]
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    • Elkton [Cecil County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Aikin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,665 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elkton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkton<6>
  • Bel Air [Harford County]
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    • Bel Air [Harford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Aikin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,266 people
    • Former names for Bel Air:
    • Belle Air
    • Belle Aire
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bel Air<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Oxford [Chester County]
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      • Oxford [Chester County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Aikin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,594 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oxford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oxford<6>
    • North East [Cecil County]
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      • North East [Cecil County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Aikin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,609 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North East have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North East
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North East<6>
    • Rising Sun [Cecil County]
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      • Rising Sun [Cecil County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Aikin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,784 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rising Sun have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rising Sun
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rising Sun<6>
    • Charlestown [Cecil County]
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      • Charlestown [Cecil County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Aikin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,202 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Charlestown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charlestown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charlestown<6>
    • Port Deposit [Cecil County]
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      • Port Deposit [Cecil County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the northwest of Aikin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 766 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Deposit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Deposit
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Deposit<6>
    • Delta [York County]
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      • Delta [York County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Aikin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 720 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delta<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Aikin. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Aikin.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Aikin. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Aikin.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Aikin. See our Newspapers Page for Aikin.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Aikin ...

Looking for more information about Aikin? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Aikin, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Aikin.

Adding Aikin to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Aikin in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Aikin was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Aikin on a map titled Rand McNally Rand McNally Map of Maryland (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Aikin on our Genealogy Page.

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About Cecil County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Aikin. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Cecil County: www.ccgov.org/

The official website for State of Maryland: www.maryland.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Maryland's counties, including Cecil, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Aikin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Aikin, area code (443, 667) is an overlay.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Aikin) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aikin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5740, Longitude: -76.0677       In this case, the coordinates for Aikin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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