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Welcome to Morningside ...

Morningside is located in Frederick County<1>.

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

Morningside is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Morningside: (301) & (240)<4>

Websites for Morningside ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.frederickchamber.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Morningside, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Morningside ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Maryland communities named Morningside: This one is located in Frederick County and the other is located in Prince George's County.

Beyond Maryland, there are 26 communities that are also named Morningside - they are located in Alabama (2), Alberta, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia (5), Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia (3) and Washington.

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

Communities near Morningside ...

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

  • Frederick
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    • Frederick lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Morningside.
    • 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<6>
  • Hagerstown
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    • Hagerstown lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Morningside.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,918 people
    • Former name for Hagerstown:
    • Hager's Town
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hagerstown<6>
  • Thurmont
  • Brunswick
  • Walkersville
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    • Walkersville lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Morningside.
    • 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<6>
  • Charles Town
  • Ranson
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    • Ranson lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Morningside.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,360 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ranson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Ranson has also been known as:
    • Corporation of Ranson
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ranson<6>
  • Middletown
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    • Middletown lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the northeast of Morningside.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,910 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middletown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<6>
  • Boonsboro
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boonsboro
    • Boonsboro lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Morningside.
    • 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<6>
  • Smithsburg

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 Morningside. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Morningside.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Morningside ...

Looking for more information about Morningside? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Morningside, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Morningside.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Morningside. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Morningside - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (240) is an overlay for area code (301).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Morningside) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Morningside. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4126, Longitude: -77.5886       In this case, the coordinates for Morningside have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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