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Welcome to Friendsville ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Friendsville has a population of 482 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Friendsville is 1,510 feet [460 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Friendsville: (301) & (240)<5>

The ZIP code for Friendsville: 21531<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Friendsville had an population of 482 people. This is a decrease of 1.83% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.58% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Friendsville had a population of 491 people. This makes Friendsville the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 491 people, the population of Friendsville decreased 8.91% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 539 people).

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

Communities Also Named Friendsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Friendsville - they are located in Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Friendsville ...

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

  • Kingwood [Preston County]
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    • Kingwood [Preston County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the southwest of Friendsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,047 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingwood<8>
  • Mountain Lake Park [Garrett County]
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    • Mountain Lake Park [Garrett County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the south of Friendsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,065 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Lake Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Lake Park
  • Oakland [Garrett County]
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    • Oakland [Garrett County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the south of Friendsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,803 people
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  • Terra Alta [Preston County]
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    • Terra Alta [Preston County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the southwest of Friendsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,504 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terra Alta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Terra Alta<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Grantsville [Garrett County]
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      • Grantsville [Garrett County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the east of Friendsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 865 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grantsville<8>
    • Confluence [Somerset County]
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      • Confluence [Somerset County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the north of Friendsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 722 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Confluence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Confluence
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Confluence<8>
    • Salisbury [Somerset County]
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      • Salisbury [Somerset County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the east of Friendsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 667 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salisbury
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salisbury<8>
    • Loch Lynn Heights [Garrett County]
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      • Loch Lynn Heights [Garrett County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the south of Friendsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 525 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loch Lynn Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loch Lynn Heights
    • Deer Park [Garrett County]
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      • Deer Park [Garrett County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the south of Friendsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 367 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deer Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deer Park<8>
    • Accident [Garrett County]
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      • Accident [Garrett County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<7> to the southeast of Friendsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 311 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<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 Friendsville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Friendsville.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Friendsville ...

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

Adding Friendsville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Maryland

About Garrett County

About Maryland

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Friendsville. 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 Friendsville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Friendsville - 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 Friendsville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Friendsville 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Friendsville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Friendsville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FriendsvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Friendsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6629, Longitude: -79.4042       In this case, the coordinates for Friendsville 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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