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Welcome to Hampstead ...

The town of Hampstead is primarily located in Carroll County<1>. A portion of Hampstead extends into Baltimore County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hampstead has a population of 6,410 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Hampstead is 900 feet [274 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

The ZIP code for Hampstead: 21074<6>

Websites for Hampstead ...

Official Website:   www.ccpl.carr.org/hampstead/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.carrollcountychamber.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hampstead had an population of 6,410 people. This is an increase of 1.38% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 26.68% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hampstead had a population of 6,323 people. This makes Hampstead the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Hampstead represents 0.11% of the population of Maryland (which has 5,773,552 people), making it the state's 31st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,323 people, the population of Hampstead increased 24.96% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,060 people).

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

Communities Also Named Hampstead ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Hampstead - they are located in New Brunswick, New Hampshire, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Ontario, Quebec (3) and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Hampstead ...

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

  • Westminster [Carroll County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westminster
    • Westminster [Carroll County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the west of Hampstead
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,712 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westminster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westminster
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westminster<8>
  • Hanover [York County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hanover
    • Hanover [York County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the northwest of Hampstead
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,783 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hanover
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hanover<8>
  • Taneytown [Carroll County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taneytown
    • Taneytown [Carroll County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the west of Hampstead
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,846 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taneytown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taneytown<8>
  • Littlestown [Adams County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Littlestown
    • Littlestown [Adams County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the northwest of Hampstead
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,498 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Littlestown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Littlestown<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sykesville [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sykesville
      • Sykesville [Carroll County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the south of Hampstead
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,973 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sykesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sykesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sykesville<8>
    • Shrewsbury [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shrewsbury
      • Shrewsbury [York County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the northeast of Hampstead
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,847 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shrewsbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shrewsbury
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shrewsbury<8>
    • McSherrystown [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McSherrystown
      • McSherrystown [Adams County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the northwest of Hampstead
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,080 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McSherrystown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McSherrystown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McSherrystown<8>
    • Glen Rock [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glen Rock
      • Glen Rock [York County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the northeast of Hampstead
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,057 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen Rock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glen Rock<8>
    • New Windsor [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Windsor
      • New Windsor [Carroll County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the west of Hampstead
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,404 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Windsor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Windsor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Windsor<8>
    • Loganville [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loganville
      • Loganville [York County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the northeast of Hampstead
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,332 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loganville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loganville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loganville<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 Hampstead. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hampstead.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hampstead ...

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

Adding Hampstead to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Hampstead 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 Hampstead was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found Hampstead in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Cities, Towns and Villages of Maryland

About Carroll County

About Maryland

The official website for Hampstead: www.ccpl.carr.org/hampstead/

The official website for Carroll County: www.ccgov.carr.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 Carroll, 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 Hampstead.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hampstead - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Of the area codes for Hampstead, 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 town (such as Hampstead). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hampstead 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' (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- Hampstead) 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 Hampstead. 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 HampsteadOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hampstead. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6152, Longitude: -76.8557       In this case, the coordinates for Hampstead 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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