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Welcome to Hampstead ...
The location of Hampstead has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Hampstead, you might consider that their post office opened in 1846.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Hampstead has a population of 6,410 people<3> (see below for details).
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 total 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 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.
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.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Hampstead was in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).
We also found Hampstead in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Hampstead.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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/
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This page was last modified/updated: 07 Dec 2023