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Middletown, Maryland
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The location of Middletown

Welcome to Middletown ...

The town of Middletown is located in Frederick County.

The location of Middletown has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Middletown has a population of 4,615 people<2> (see below for details).

Middletown is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Middletown: (301) and (240)<4>

The ZIP code for Middletown: 21769<5>

Population Details ...

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 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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Middletown had an population of 4,615 people. This is an increase of 11.58% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 72.98% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Middletown ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Middletown and not the distance if you are driving.<6>.

Community   2017
Boonsboro   [Map]   3,553   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Brunswick   [Map]   6,266   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Frederick   [Map]   71,408   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hagerstown   [Map]   40,306   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Smithsburg   [Map]   2,977   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Thurmont   [Map]   6,646   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

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 Middletown. 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 Middletown. 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 Middletown.

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

Websites for Middletown ...

Official Website:
Chamber of Commerce:

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Maryland

About Frederick County

About Maryland

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Middletown:

The official website for Frederick County:

The official website for State of Maryland:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Middletown.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Middletown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (240) is an overlay for area code (301).

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<5>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).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Middletown) 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 Middletown. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Middletown

Our 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Middletown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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