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Welcome to Hancock ...
The town of Hancock is located in Washington County.
The location of Hancock has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Hancock has a population of 1,548 people<2> (see below for details).
Hancock is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Hancock lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Hancock: (301) & (240)<4>
The ZIP code for Hancock: 21750<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Hancock had a population of 1,545 people. This makes Hancock the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Hancock represents 0.03% of the total population of Maryland (which has 5,773,552 people), making it the state's 82nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,545 people, the population of Hancock decreased 10.43% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,725 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Hancock had an population of 1,548 people. This is an increase of 0.19% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.26% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Hancock.
Communities near Hancock ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Hancock and not the distance as if you drove.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Hancock.
Communities Also Named Hancock ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 35 communities that are also named Hancock - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado (2), Connecticut, Florida (2), Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (3), Vermont, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Hancock.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Hancock:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hancock ...
Looking for more information about Hancock? 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 Hancock, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hancock.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 21 Jan 2019