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Welcome to Frostburg ...
The location of Frostburg has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Frostburg has a population of 8,512 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Frostburg.
Frostburg is 1,940 feet [591 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Frostburg lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Frostburg: (301) & (240)<5>
The ZIP code for Frostburg: 21532<6>
Websites for Frostburg ...
Official Website: www.ci.frostburg.md.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Frostburg had an population of 8,512 people. This is a decrease of 5.44% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.12% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Frostburg had a population of 9,002 people (which is 11.99% of the total population of Allegany County). This makes Frostburg the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Frostburg represents 0.16% of the population of Maryland (which has 5,773,552 people), making it the state's 25th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 9,002 people, the population of Frostburg increased 14.34% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,873 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Frostburg.
Communities Also Named Frostburg ...
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Frostburg.
Communities near Frostburg ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Frostburg.
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 Frostburg. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Frostburg.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Frostburg. 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 Frostburg.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Frostburg. Our list includes 26 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Frostburg.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Frostburg ...
Looking for more information about Frostburg? 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 Frostburg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Frostburg.
Adding Frostburg to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Frostburg 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 Frostburg was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Frostburg on a map titled Rand McNally Rand McNally Map of Maryland (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Frostburg on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Frostburg: www.ci.frostburg.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: 29 Jun 2022