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Welcome to Fruitland ...

The city of Fruitland is located in Wicomico County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Fruitland has a population of 5,329 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Fruitland is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Fruitland is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (410), (443)<5> & (667).

The ZIP code for Fruitland: 21826<6>

Websites for Fruitland ...

Official Website: www.cityoffruitland.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fruitland had an population of 5,329 people. This is an increase of 9.52% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 41.2% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fruitland had a population of 4,866 people. This makes Fruitland the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Fruitland represents 0.08% of the population of Maryland (which has 5,773,552 people), making it the state's 41st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,866 people, the population of Fruitland increased 28.93% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,774 people).

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

Communities Also Named Fruitland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 24 communities that are also named Fruitland - they are located in California (3), Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (3), Michigan, Missouri (2), New Mexico, New York, North Carolina (2), Ontario, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Washington.

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

Communities near Fruitland ...

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

  • Salisbury [Wicomico County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salisbury
    • Salisbury [Wicomico County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<7> to the northeast of Fruitland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,017 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salisbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salisbury
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salisbury<8>
  • Laurel [Sussex County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel
    • Laurel [Sussex County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the north of Fruitland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,511 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel<8>
  • Pocomoke City [Worcester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pocomoke City
    • Pocomoke City [Worcester County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the south of Fruitland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,095 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pocomoke City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former names for Pocomoke City:
    • New Town
    • Stevens Landing
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pocomoke City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pocomoke City<8>
  • Delmar [Wicomico County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delmar
    • Delmar [Wicomico County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the north of Fruitland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,596 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delmar
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delmar<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Princess Anne [Somerset County]
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      • Princess Anne [Somerset County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the southwest of Fruitland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,492 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Princess Anne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Princess Anne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Princess Anne<8>
    • Snow Hill [Worcester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snow Hill
      • Snow Hill [Worcester County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the southeast of Fruitland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,046 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snow Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Snow Hill<8>
    • Delmar [Sussex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delmar
      • Delmar [Sussex County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the north of Fruitland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,879 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delmar
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delmar<8>
    • Pittsville [Wicomico County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pittsville
      • Pittsville [Wicomico County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the northeast of Fruitland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,476 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pittsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pittsville<8>
    • Hebron [Wicomico County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hebron
      • Hebron [Wicomico County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the northwest of Fruitland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,096 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hebron have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hebron
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hebron<8>
    • Willards [Wicomico County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willards
      • Willards [Wicomico County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the east of Fruitland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,012 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willards have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willards
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Willards<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 Fruitland. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fruitland.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fruitland ...

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

Adding Fruitland to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Fruitland on a map titled Rand McNally Rand McNally Map of Maryland (1911).

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

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About Wicomico County

About Maryland

The official website for Fruitland: www.cityoffruitland.com/

The official website for Wicomico County: www.wicomicocounty.org/

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 Wicomico, 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 Fruitland.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fruitland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Of the area codes for Fruitland, area code (443, 667) is an overlay.
<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 city (such as Fruitland). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Fruitland 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fruitland) 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 Fruitland. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FruitlandOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fruitland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3216, Longitude: -75.6245       In this case, the coordinates for Fruitland 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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