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Mount Airy, Maryland

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Welcome to Mount Airy ...

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

A typical abbreviation for Mount Airy: Mt. Airy

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Mount Airy has a population of 9,374 people<1> (see below for details).

Mount Airy is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<2>.

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)<3> & (667).

The ZIP code for Mount Airy: 21771<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mount Airy had a population of 9,288 people (or 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 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 (which had a count of 6,425 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Mount Airy had an population of 9,374 people. This is an increase of 0.93% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 45.9% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Mount Airy ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Mount Airy and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<5>.

Community   2016
Frederick   [Map]   70,060   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Gaithersburg   [Map]   67,776   S   18 miles [29 km]
New Market   [Map]   704   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
New Windsor   [Map]   1,400   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Sykesville   [Map]   3,941   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Taneytown   [Map]   6,760   N   19 miles [30.6 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Mount Airy.

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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Mount Airy. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 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 Mount Airy.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Mount Airy.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Mount Airy. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mount Airy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mount Airy - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Of the area codes for Mount Airy, area code (443, 667) is an overlay. For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Mount Airy.

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<4>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).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting from Mount Airy. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mount Airy

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Airy. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3742, Longitude: -77.1542     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mount Airy have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Mount Airy.