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Welcome to Grantsville ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Grantsville has a population of 871 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Grantsville is 2,350 feet [716 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Grantsville is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Area codes for Grantsville: (301) and (240)<4>

The ZIP code for Grantsville: 21536<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Grantsville had an population of 871 people. This is an increase of 13.71% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 40.71% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Grantsville had a population of 766 people. This makes Grantsville the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Grantsville represents 0.01% of the population of Maryland (which has 5,773,552 people), making it the state's 104th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 766 people, the population of Grantsville increased 23.75% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 619 people).

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

Communities Also Named Grantsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Grantsville - they are located in Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, Utah and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Grantsville ...

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

  • Frostburg [Allegany County]
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    • Frostburg [Allegany County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Grantsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,465 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frostburg have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frostburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frostburg<8>
  • Meyersdale [Somerset County]
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    • Meyersdale [Somerset County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Grantsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,087 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meyersdale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meyersdale<8>
  • Berlin [Somerset County]
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    • Berlin [Somerset County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Grantsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,931 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Berlin have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berlin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Berlin<8>
  • Westernport [Allegany County]
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    • Westernport [Allegany County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Grantsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,712 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westernport<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lonaconing [Allegany County]
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      • Lonaconing [Allegany County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Grantsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,096 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lonaconing
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lonaconing<8>
    • Rockwood [Somerset County]
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      • Rockwood [Somerset County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Grantsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 815 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockwood<8>
    • Piedmont [Mineral County]
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      • Piedmont [Mineral County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Grantsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 792 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piedmont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Piedmont<8>
    • Confluence [Somerset County]
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      • Confluence [Somerset County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Grantsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 722 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Confluence have been provided by the GNIS.<7> 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 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the northeast of Grantsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 667 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salisbury
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salisbury<8>
    • Friendsville [Garrett County]
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      • Friendsville [Garrett County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Grantsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 477 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Friendsville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Friendsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Friendsville<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 Grantsville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Grantsville.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grantsville ...

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

Adding Grantsville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Grantsville. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Grantsville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grantsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (240) is an overlay for area code (301).
<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 town (such as Grantsville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Grantsville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Grantsville) 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 Grantsville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GrantsvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grantsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6979, Longitude: -79.1558    
<7>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.
<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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