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Welcome to Cumberland ...
The location of Cumberland has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
When the people of Cumberland refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Cumberlander<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Cumberland has a population of 19,707 people<3> (see below for details).
Cumberland was established in 1787.
The community of Cumberland is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Cumberland lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Cumberland: (301) and (240)<5>
The ZIP codes for Cumberland: 21501-21505<6>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Cumberland had a population of 20,859 people (which is 27.78% of the total population of Allegany County). This makes Cumberland the county's most populous community.
The population of Cumberland represents 0.36% of the total population of Maryland (which has 5,773,552 people), making it the state's 12th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 20,859 people, the population of Cumberland decreased 3.06% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 21,518 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Cumberland had an population of 19,707 people. This is a decrease of 5.52% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.42% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Cumberland.
Communities near Cumberland ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Cumberland and not the distance if you are driving.<7>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Cumberland.
Communities Also Named Cumberland ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 33 communities that are also named Cumberland - they are located in Arkansas, British Columbia, Georgia (3), Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Nevada, New Jersey, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario (3), Prince Edward Island, Rhode Island, Saskatchewan, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Cumberland.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Cumberland:
Websites for Cumberland ...
Official Website: www.ci.cumberland.md.us/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cumberland ...
Looking for more information about Cumberland? 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 Cumberland, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Cumberland.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Cumberland: www.ci.cumberland.md.us/
The official website for Allegany County: www.gov.allconet.org/
The official website for State of Maryland: www.maryland.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Dec 2018