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Welcome to Boonsboro ...

The town of Boonsboro is located in Washington County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Boonsboro has a population of 3,647 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Boonsboro is 500 feet [152 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

The ZIP code for Boonsboro: 21713<6>

Websites for Boonsboro ...

Official Website: www.boonsboro.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Boonsboro had an population of 3,647 people. This is an increase of 9.32% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 30.11% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Boonsboro had a population of 3,336 people. This makes Boonsboro the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Boonsboro represents 0.06% of the total population of Maryland (which has 5,773,552 people), making it the state's 54th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,336 people, the population of Boonsboro increased 19.02% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,803 people).

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

Communities Also Named Boonsboro ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Maryland communities named Boonsboro: This one is located in Washington County and the other is located in Caroline County.

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

Communities near Boonsboro ...

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

  • Frederick [Frederick County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frederick
    • Frederick [Frederick County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the southeast of Boonsboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 73,308 people
    • Former names for Frederick:
    • Frederick City
    • Frederick Town
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frederick
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frederick<8>
  • Hagerstown [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hagerstown
    • Hagerstown [Washington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the north of Boonsboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,918 people
    • Former name for Hagerstown:
    • Hager's Town
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hagerstown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hagerstown<8>
  • Martinsburg [Berkeley County]
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    • Martinsburg [Berkeley County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the west of Boonsboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,514 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martinsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Martinsburg<8>
  • Waynesboro [Franklin County]
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    • Waynesboro [Franklin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the north of Boonsboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,906 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waynesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waynesboro<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Thurmont [Frederick County]
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      • Thurmont [Frederick County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the northeast of Boonsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,070 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thurmont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thurmont<8>
    • Brunswick [Frederick County]
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      • Brunswick [Frederick County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the south of Boonsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,652 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brunswick
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brunswick<8>
    • Walkersville [Frederick County]
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      • Walkersville [Frederick County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the east of Boonsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,574 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walkersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walkersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walkersville<8>
    • Charles Town [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charles Town
      • Charles Town [Jefferson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the southwest of Boonsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,015 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charles Town
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charles Town<8>
    • Ranson [Jefferson County]
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      • Ranson [Jefferson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the southwest of Boonsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,360 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ranson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Ranson has also been known as:
      • Corporation of Ranson
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ranson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ranson<8>
    • Middletown [Frederick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middletown
      • Middletown [Frederick County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the southeast of Boonsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,910 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middletown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<8>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Boonsboro. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Boonsboro.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Boonsboro ...

Looking for more information about Boonsboro? 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 Boonsboro, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Boonsboro.

Adding Boonsboro to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Boonsboro 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 Boonsboro was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Maryland

About Washington County

About Maryland

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Boonsboro: www.boonsboro.org/

The official website for Washington County: www.washco-md.net/

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 Washington, 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 Boonsboro.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Boonsboro - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (240) is an overlay for area code (301).
<6>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 Boonsboro). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Boonsboro or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Boonsboro) 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 Boonsboro. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BoonsboroOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Boonsboro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5080, Longitude: -77.6585       In this case, the coordinates for Boonsboro have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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