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Welcome to Middletown ...

The town of Middletown is located in Frederick County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Middletown has a population of 4,807 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Middletown is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Middletown: (301) and (240)<5>

The ZIP code for Middletown: 21769<6>

Websites for Middletown ...

Official Website:   www.middletown.md.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.frederickchamber.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Middletown had an population of 4,807 people. This is an increase of 16.22% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 80.17% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Middletown had a population of 4,136 people. This makes Middletown the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Middletown represents 0.07% of the total population of Maryland (which has 5,773,552 people), making it the state's 51st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,136 people, the population of Middletown increased 55.02% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,668 people).

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

Communities Also Named Middletown ...

While we believe that this Middletown is located in Frederick County, we know of another 2 Maryland communities named Middletown. Those communities are located in the following counties: Baltimore and Charles County.

Beyond Maryland, there are 44 communities that are also named Middletown - they are located in British Columbia, California (2), Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Indiana (4), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (3), Maine, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey (3), New York (2), North Carolina, Ohio (3), Pennsylvania (7), Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia (2) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Middletown ...

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

  • Frederick [Frederick County]
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    • Frederick [Frederick County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the east of Middletown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 73,308 people
    • Former names for Frederick:
    • Frederick City
    • Frederick Town
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frederick
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frederick<8>
  • Hagerstown [Washington County]
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    • Hagerstown [Washington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the northwest of Middletown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,918 people
    • Former name for Hagerstown:
    • Hager's Town
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hagerstown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hagerstown<8>
  • Thurmont [Frederick County]
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    • Thurmont [Frederick County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the northeast of Middletown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,070 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thurmont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thurmont<8>
  • Brunswick [Frederick County]
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    • Brunswick [Frederick County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the southwest of Middletown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,652 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brunswick
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brunswick<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Walkersville [Frederick County]
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      • Walkersville [Frederick County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the east of Middletown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,574 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walkersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walkersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walkersville<8>
    • Boonsboro [Washington County]
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      • Boonsboro [Washington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the northwest of Middletown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,655 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boonsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boonsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boonsboro<8>
    • Smithsburg [Washington County]
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      • Smithsburg [Washington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the north of Middletown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,969 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithsburg<8>
    • Lovettsville [Loudoun County]
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      • Lovettsville [Loudoun County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the southwest of Middletown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,267 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lovettsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lovettsville<8>
    • Williamsport [Washington County]
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      • Williamsport [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the northwest of Middletown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,074 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williamsport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamsport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamsport<8>
    • Shepherdstown [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shepherdstown
      • Shepherdstown [Jefferson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the west of Middletown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,922 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shepherdstown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shepherdstown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shepherdstown<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 Middletown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Middletown.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Middletown ...

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

Adding Middletown to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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About Frederick County

About Maryland

The official website for Middletown: www.middletown.md.us/

The official website for Frederick County: www.co.frederick.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 Frederick, 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 Middletown.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Middletown - 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 town (such as Middletown). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Middletown 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Middletown) 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 Middletown. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MiddletownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Middletown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4406, Longitude: -77.5359       In this case, the coordinates for Middletown 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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