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The location of Fruitland

Welcome to Fruitland ...

The city of Fruitland is located in Wicomico County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Fruitland has a population of 5,285 people<2> (see below for details).

Fruitland is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<3>.

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)<4> and (667).

The ZIP code for Fruitland: 21826<5>

Population Details ...

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 total 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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Fruitland had an population of 5,285 people. This is an increase of 8.61% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 40.04% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Fruitland ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Fruitland and not the distance as if you drove.<6>.

Community   2017
Delmar (DE)   [Map]   1,782   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Laurel (DE)   [Map]   4,320   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Delmar   [Map]   3,210   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hebron   [Map]   1,088   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Pittsville   [Map]   1,462   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Pocomoke City   [Map]   4,061   S   18 miles [29 km]

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

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 Fruitland. 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 Fruitland. 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 Fruitland.

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

Websites for Fruitland ...

Official Website:

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Fruitland:

The official website for Wicomico County:

The official website for State of Maryland:

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

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fruitland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Of the area codes for Fruitland, area code (443, 667) is an overlay.

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<5>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).

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<6>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 (or directions), 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 Fruitland

Our 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fruitland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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