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Welcome to Morningside ...

The town of Morningside is located in Prince George's County<1>.


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


From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Morningside has a population of 1,282 people<3> (see below for details).

Morningside is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Morningside had an population of 1,282 people. This is a decrease of 36.38% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Morningside had a population of 2,015 people. This makes Morningside the county's 19th most populous community.

The population of Morningside represents 0.03% of the total population of Maryland (which has 5,773,552 people), making it the state's 73rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,015 people, the population of Morningside increased 55.6% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,295 people).

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

Communities Also Named Morningside ...

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

  • Arlington
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arlington
    • Arlington is located in Arlington County (VA)
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 207,627 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arlington <6>
  • Alexandria
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
  • Bowie
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowie
    • Bowie is located in Prince George's County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 58,212 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowie <6>
  • College Park
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for College Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for College Park
    • College Park is located in Prince George's County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,173 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for College Park <6>
  • Laurel
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel
    • Laurel is located in Prince George's County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,548 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel <6>
  • Greenbelt
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenbelt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenbelt
    • Greenbelt is located in Prince George's County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,229 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenbelt <6>
  • Hyattsville
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hyattsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hyattsville
    • Hyattsville is located in Prince George's County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,217 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hyattsville <6>
  • Takoma Park
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
  • Falls Church
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
  • New Carrollton
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Carrollton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Carrollton
    • New Carrollton is located in Prince George's County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,909 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Carrollton <6>

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 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 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 Morningside.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Morningside - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (240) is an overlay for area code (301).
<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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