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Boonsboro, Maryland
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The location of Boonsboro

Welcome to Boonsboro ...

The town of Boonsboro is located in Washington County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Boonsboro has a population of 3,553 people<2> (see below for details).

Boonsboro is 500 feet [152 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

The ZIP code for Boonsboro: 21713<5>

Population Details ...

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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Boonsboro had an population of 3,553 people. This is an increase of 6.5% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 26.76% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Boonsboro ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Boonsboro and not the distance if you drove.<6>.

Community   2017
Brunswick   [Map]   6,266   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Frederick   [Map]   71,408   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hagerstown   [Map]   40,306   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Middletown   [Map]   4,615   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Thurmont   [Map]   6,646   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Walkersville   [Map]   6,181   E   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Beyond Maryland, there are 2 communities that are also named Boonsboro - they are located in and Virginia.

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

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 Boonsboro. 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 Boonsboro. 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 Boonsboro. Our list includes 7 papers.

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

Websites for Boonsboro ...

Official Website:

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Maryland

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Boonsboro:

The official website for Washington 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 Boonsboro.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Boonsboro - 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 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).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 Boonsboro

Our 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Boonsboro have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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