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Welcome to Mount Airy ...

The town of Mount Airy is primarily located in Carroll County<1>. A portion of Mount Airy extends into Frederick County.

A typical abbreviation for Mount Airy: Mt. Airy

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mount Airy has a population of 9,458 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Mount Airy is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Mount Airy is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (410), (443)<4> and (667).

The ZIP code for Mount Airy: 21771<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mount Airy had an population of 9,458 people. This is an increase of 1.83% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 47.21% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mount Airy had a population of 9,288 people (which is 5.56% of the total population of Carroll County). This makes Mount Airy the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Mount Airy represents 0.16% of the total population of Maryland (which has 5,773,552 people), making it the state's 23rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 9,288 people, the population of Mount Airy increased 44.56% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,425 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Mount Airy.

Adding Mount Airy to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Communities Also Named Mount Airy ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Mount Airy - they are located in Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania (5), Tennessee (2), Texas, Virginia (4) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Mount Airy ...

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

  • Frederick [Frederick County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frederick
    • Frederick [Frederick County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Mount Airy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 72,244 people
    • Former names for Frederick:
    • Frederick City
    • Frederick Town
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frederick
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frederick<7>
  • Gaithersburg [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gaithersburg
    • Gaithersburg [Montgomery County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Mount Airy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 67,985 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gaithersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gaithersburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaithersburg<7>
  • Westminster [Carroll County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westminster
    • Westminster [Carroll County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Mount Airy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,640 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westminster have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westminster
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westminster<7>
  • Taneytown [Carroll County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taneytown
    • Taneytown [Carroll County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Mount Airy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,817 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taneytown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taneytown<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Walkersville [Frederick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walkersville
      • Walkersville [Frederick County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Mount Airy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,415 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walkersville have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walkersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walkersville<7>
    • Sykesville [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sykesville
      • Sykesville [Carroll County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the east of Mount Airy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,958 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sykesville have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sykesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sykesville<7>
    • New Windsor [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Windsor
      • New Windsor [Carroll County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Mount Airy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,398 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Windsor have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Windsor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Windsor<7>
    • Woodsboro [Frederick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodsboro
      • Woodsboro [Frederick County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Mount Airy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,269 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodsboro<7>
    • Union Bridge [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union Bridge
      • Union Bridge [Carroll County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Mount Airy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 963 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union Bridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Union Bridge<7>
    • New Market [Frederick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Market
      • New Market [Frederick County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the west of Mount Airy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 738 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Market have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Market
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Market<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mount Airy ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Carroll County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Carroll County: www.ccgov.carr.org/

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 Carroll, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mount Airy.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mount Airy - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Mount Airy, area code (443, 667) is an overlay.
<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 Mount Airy). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mount Airy or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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- Mount Airy) 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 Mount Airy. 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 Mount AiryOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Airy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3766, Longitude: -77.1546    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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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