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Barton, Maryland

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Welcome to Barton ...

The town of Barton is located in Allegany County.

The location of Barton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Barton has a population of 432 people<2> (see below for details).

Barton is 1,250 feet [381 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Barton: (301) and (240)<4>

The ZIP code for Barton: 21521<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Barton had a population of 457 people. This makes Barton the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 457 people, the population of Barton decreased 4.39% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 478 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Barton had an population of 432 people. This is a decrease of 5.47% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.62% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Barton.

Communities near Barton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Barton and not the distance if you are going to drive.<6>.

Community   2017
Cumberland   [Map]   19,707   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Frostburg   [Map]   8,642   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Grantsville   [Map]   875   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Meyersdale (PA)   [Map]   2,056   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Salisbury (PA)   [Map]   688   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Carpendale (WV)   [Map]   928   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Barton.

Communities Also Named Barton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 29 communities that are also named Barton - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Idaho, Kansas (2), Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi (2), Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Mexico, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Barton.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Barton. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Barton. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Barton.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Barton:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Barton ...

Looking for more information about Barton? 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.

Looking for more information about Barton? 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 Barton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Barton.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Maryland

About Allegany County

About Maryland

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Allegany County:

The official website for State of Maryland:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Barton.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Barton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (240) is an overlay for area code (301).

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<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Barton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Barton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Barton) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Barton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Barton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Barton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5322, Longitude: -79.0172     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Barton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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