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Welcome to Berwyn Heights ...

The town of Berwyn Heights is located in Prince George's County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Berwyn Heights: Berwyn Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Berwyn Heights has a population of 3,263 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Berwyn Heights.

Berwyn Heights is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Berwyn Heights: (301) and (240)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Berwyn Heights had an population of 3,263 people. This is an increase of 4.48% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.91% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Berwyn Heights had a population of 3,123 people. This makes Berwyn Heights the county's 15th most populous community.

The population of Berwyn Heights represents 0.05% of the population of Maryland (which has 5,773,552 people), making it the state's 56th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,123 people, the population of Berwyn Heights increased 6.15% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,942 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Berwyn Heights.

Communities near Berwyn Heights ...

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

  • Arlington [Arlington County]
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    • Arlington [Arlington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Berwyn Heights
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 207,627 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arlington<7>
  • Alexandria [Alexandria City]
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    • Alexandria [Alexandria City] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Berwyn Heights
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 158,726 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alexandria<7>
  • Rockville [Montgomery County]
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    • Rockville [Montgomery County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Berwyn Heights
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 69,512 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockville<7>
  • Gaithersburg [Montgomery County]
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    • Gaithersburg [Montgomery County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Berwyn Heights
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 67,741 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaithersburg<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bowie [Prince George's County]
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      • Bowie [Prince George's County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the east of Berwyn Heights
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 58,212 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowie<7>
    • Laurel [Prince George's County]
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      • Laurel [Prince George's County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Berwyn Heights
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,548 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Takoma Park [Montgomery County]
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      • Takoma Park [Montgomery County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the west of Berwyn Heights
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,696 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Takoma Park<7>
    • Vienna [Fairfax County]
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      • Vienna [Fairfax County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Berwyn Heights
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,518 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vienna<7>
    • Falls Church [Falls Church City]
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      • Falls Church [Falls Church City] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Berwyn Heights
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,631 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Falls Church<7>
    • Mount Rainier [Prince George's County]
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      • Mount Rainier [Prince George's County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Berwyn Heights
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,117 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Rainier 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 Mount Rainier<7>

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 Berwyn Heights. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Berwyn Heights.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Berwyn Heights. 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 Berwyn Heights.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Berwyn Heights ...

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

Mentions & References for Berwyn Heights

Cities, Towns and Villages of Maryland

About Prince George's County

About Maryland

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

The official website for Prince George's County: www.co.pg.md.us/

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 Prince George's, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Berwyn Heights.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Berwyn Heights - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (240) is an overlay for area code (301).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Berwyn Heights) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Berwyn Heights. 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 Berwyn HeightsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Berwyn Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9930, Longitude: -76.9131       In this case, the coordinates for Berwyn Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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