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Welcome to Grantsville ...

The town of Grantsville is located in Garrett County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Grantsville has a population of 875 people<1> (see below for details).

Grantsville is 2,350 feet [716 m] above sea level.<2> 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)<3>

The ZIP code for Grantsville: 21536<4>

Population Details ...

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 total 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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Grantsville had an population of 875 people. This is an increase of 14.23% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 41.36% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Grantsville ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Grantsville and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Frostburg   [Map]   8,642   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lonaconing   [Map]   1,128   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Westernport   [Map]   1,767   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Berlin (PA)   [Map]   1,989   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Confluence (PA)   [Map]   736   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Meyersdale (PA)   [Map]   2,056   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Grantsville. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 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 Grantsville.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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.

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Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Maryland

About Garrett County

About Maryland

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grantsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (240) is an overlay for area code (301).

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<4>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).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Grantsville. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Grantsville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grantsville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6948, Longitude: -79.1549     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Grantsville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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