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Welcome to Deer Park ...

The town of Deer Park is located in Garrett County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Deer Park has a population of 368 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Deer Park is 2,520 feet [768 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Deer Park is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Deer Park had an population of 368 people. This is a decrease of 7.77% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.14% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Deer Park had a population of 399 people. This makes Deer Park the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 399 people, the population of Deer Park decreased 1.48% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 405 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Deer Park.

Adding Deer Park to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Deer Park in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Deer Park elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Deer Park ...

While we believe that this Deer Park is located in Garrett County, we know of another 5 Maryland communities named Deer Park. Those communities are located in the following counties: Baltimore, Charles, Harford, Montgomery and Prince George's County.

Beyond Maryland, there are 31 communities that are also named Deer Park - they are located in Alabama, British Columbia, California (2), Colorado, Florida (2), Illinois (2), Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia (2), Washington and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Deer Park ...

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

  • Keyser [Mineral County]
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    • Keyser [Mineral County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Deer Park
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,915 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keyser
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Keyser<7>
  • Kingwood [Preston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingwood
    • Kingwood [Preston County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Deer Park
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,057 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingwood<7>
  • Oakland [Garrett County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakland
    • Oakland [Garrett County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the west of Deer Park
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,815 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakland
  • Westernport [Allegany County]
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    • Westernport [Allegany County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Deer Park
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,726 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westernport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westernport<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Terra Alta [Preston County]
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      • Terra Alta [Preston County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Deer Park
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,500 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terra Alta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Terra Alta<7>
    • Piedmont [Mineral County]
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      • Piedmont [Mineral County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Deer Park
      • Estimated population in 2019: 802 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piedmont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Piedmont<7>
    • Rowlesburg [Preston County]
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      • Rowlesburg [Preston County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Deer Park
      • Estimated population in 2019: 572 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rowlesburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rowlesburg<7>
    • Friendsville [Garrett County]
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      • Friendsville [Garrett County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Deer Park
      • Estimated population in 2019: 479 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Friendsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Friendsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Friendsville<7>
    • Barton [Allegany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barton
      • Barton [Allegany County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Deer Park
      • Estimated population in 2019: 423 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barton
    • Accident [Garrett County]
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      • Accident [Garrett County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Deer Park
      • Estimated population in 2019: 312 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Accident have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Accident
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Accident<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 Deer Park. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Deer Park.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Deer Park ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Garrett County: www.co.garrett.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 Garrett, 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 Deer Park.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Deer Park - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Deer Park) 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 Deer Park. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Deer Park

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Deer Park. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4240, Longitude: -79.3260       In this case, the coordinates for Deer Park 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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