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Welcome to Lonaconing ...

The town of Lonaconing is located in Allegany County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Lonaconing has a population of 1,128 people<1> (see below for details).

Lonaconing is 1,520 feet [463 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Lonaconing: (301) and (240)<3>

The ZIP code for Lonaconing: 21539<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lonaconing had a population of 1,214 people. This makes Lonaconing the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Lonaconing represents 0.02% of the population of Maryland (which has 5,773,552 people), making it the state's 91st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,214 people, the population of Lonaconing has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,205 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Lonaconing had an population of 1,128 people. This is a decrease of 7.08% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.39% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Lonaconing ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Cumberland   [Map]   19,707   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Frostburg   [Map]   8,642   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Grantsville   [Map]   875   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Westernport   [Map]   1,767   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Meyersdale (PA)   [Map]   2,056   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Salisbury (PA)   [Map]   688   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lonaconing. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lonaconing. 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 Lonaconing.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Lonaconing:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lonaconing ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lonaconing.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lonaconing - 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 Lonaconing). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lonaconing 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lonaconing) 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 Lonaconing. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lonaconing

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lonaconing. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5666, Longitude: -78.9800     [Map].

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