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Welcome to Hyattsville ...

The city of Hyattsville is located in Prince George's County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hyattsville has a population of 18,274 people<3> (see below for details).

Hyattsville was established in 1845.

The community of Hyattsville is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Hyattsville: (301) & (240)<5>

The ZIP codes for Hyattsville: 20781-20785, 20787-20788<6>

Websites for Hyattsville ...

Official Website: www.hyattsville.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hyattsville had an population of 18,274 people. This is an increase of 4.08% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 24.03% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hyattsville had a population of 17,557 people. This makes Hyattsville the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Hyattsville represents 0.3% of the population of Maryland (which has 5,773,552 people), making it the state's 14th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 17,557 people, the population of Hyattsville increased 19.17% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 14,733 people).

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

Communities Also Named Hyattsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Hyattsville - it's located in Kentucky.

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

Communities near Hyattsville ...

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

  • Arlington [Arlington County]
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    • Arlington [Arlington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the southwest of Hyattsville
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 207,627 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arlington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arlington<8>
  • Alexandria [Alexandria City]
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    • Alexandria [Alexandria City] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the southwest of Hyattsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 158,726 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alexandria<8>
  • Rockville [Montgomery County]
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    • Rockville [Montgomery County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the northwest of Hyattsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 69,512 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockville<8>
  • Gaithersburg [Montgomery County]
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    • Gaithersburg [Montgomery County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the northwest of Hyattsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 67,741 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gaithersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaithersburg<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bowie [Prince George's County]
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      • Bowie [Prince George's County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the east of Hyattsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 58,212 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowie<8>
    • Laurel [Prince George's County]
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      • Laurel [Prince George's County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the northeast of Hyattsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,548 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel<8>
    • Vienna [Fairfax County]
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      • Vienna [Fairfax County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the west of Hyattsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,518 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vienna<8>
    • Falls Church [Falls Church City]
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      • Falls Church [Falls Church City] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the southwest of Hyattsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,631 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Falls Church<8>
    • District Heights [Prince George's County]
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      • District Heights [Prince George's County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the southeast of Hyattsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,979 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for District Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on District Heights
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for District Heights<8>
    • Chevy Chase [Montgomery County]
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      • Chevy Chase [Montgomery County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the west of Hyattsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,980 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chevy Chase have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chevy Chase
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chevy Chase<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 Hyattsville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hyattsville.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hyattsville. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Hyattsville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hyattsville ...

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

Adding Hyattsville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Maryland

About Prince George's County

About Maryland

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Hyattsville: www.hyattsville.org/

The official website for Prince George's County: www.co.pg.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 Prince George's, 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 Hyattsville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hyattsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (240) is an overlay for area code (301).
<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 city (such as Hyattsville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hyattsville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Hyattsville includes: 20781, 20782, 20783, 20784, 20787 & 20788.
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hyattsville) 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 Hyattsville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HyattsvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hyattsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9611, Longitude: -76.9548       In this case, the coordinates for Hyattsville 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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