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Floyd, Maryland

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The location of Floyd

Welcome to Floyd ...

Floyd is located in Garrett County.

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

Floyd is 1,520 feet [463 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Floyd: (301) and (240)<3>

Communities near Floyd ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Floyd and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Frostburg   [Map]   8,642   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Grantsville   [Map]   875   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Loch Lynn Heights   [Map]   528   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lonaconing   [Map]   1,128   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Mountain Lake Park   [Map]   2,080   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Oakland   [Map]   1,838   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Floyd ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Floyd - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan (3), Mississippi (2), Missouri (2), New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas (2) and Virginia.

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

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 Floyd. 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 Floyd. 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 Floyd.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Floyd ...

Looking for more information about Floyd? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Garrett County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Floyd - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (240) is an overlay for area code (301).

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<4>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- Floyd) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Floyd. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5043, Longitude: -79.1556     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Floyd have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Floyd.

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