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Welcome to Mountain Lake Park ...

The town of Mountain Lake Park is located in Garrett County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Mountain Lake Park: Mtn. Lk. Park

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mountain Lake Park has a population of 2,074 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Mountain Lake Park.

Mountain Lake Park is 2,470 feet [753 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Mountain Lake Park is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Mountain Lake Park: (301) and (240)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mountain Lake Park had an population of 2,074 people. This is a decrease of 0.86% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.74% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mountain Lake Park had a population of 2,092 people (which is 6.95% of the total population of Garrett County). This makes Mountain Lake Park the county's most populous community.

The population of Mountain Lake Park represents 0.04% of the population of Maryland (which has 5,773,552 people), making it the state's 71st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,092 people, the population of Mountain Lake Park decreased 6.94% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,248 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Mountain Lake Park.

Adding Mountain Lake Park to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Mountain Lake Park in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Mountain Lake Park elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Mountain Lake Park on a Rand McNally Map of Maryland (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Mountain Lake Park on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Mountain Lake Park ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Mountain Lake Park.

  • Kingwood [Preston County]
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    • Kingwood [Preston County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Mountain Lake Park
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,057 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingwood<7>
  • Westernport [Allegany County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westernport
    • Westernport [Allegany County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Mountain Lake Park
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,726 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westernport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westernport<7>
  • Terra Alta [Preston County]
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    • Terra Alta [Preston County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the west of Mountain Lake Park
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,500 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terra Alta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Terra Alta<7>
  • Piedmont [Mineral County]
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    • Piedmont [Mineral County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Mountain Lake Park
    • Estimated population in 2019: 802 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piedmont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Piedmont<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Davis [Tucker County]
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      • Davis [Tucker County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Mountain Lake Park
      • Estimated population in 2019: 631 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Davis<7>
    • Rowlesburg [Preston County]
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      • Rowlesburg [Preston County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Mountain Lake Park
      • Estimated population in 2019: 572 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rowlesburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rowlesburg<7>
    • Thomas [Tucker County]
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      • Thomas [Tucker County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Mountain Lake Park
      • Estimated population in 2019: 550 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thomas have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thomas
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thomas<7>
    • Friendsville [Garrett County]
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      • Friendsville [Garrett County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Mountain Lake Park
      • Estimated population in 2019: 479 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Friendsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Friendsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Friendsville<7>
    • Accident [Garrett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Accident
      • Accident [Garrett County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Mountain Lake Park
      • Estimated population in 2019: 312 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Accident have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Accident
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Accident<7>
    • Kitzmiller [Garrett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kitzmiller
      • Kitzmiller [Garrett County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the east of Mountain Lake Park
      • Estimated population in 2019: 303 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kitzmiller have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kitzmiller
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kitzmiller<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 Mountain Lake Park. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mountain Lake Park.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mountain Lake Park ...

Looking for more information about Mountain Lake Park? 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 Mountain Lake Park, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Mountain Lake Park.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Maryland

About Garrett County

About Maryland

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Garrett County: www.co.garrett.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 Garrett, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mountain Lake Park.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mountain Lake Park - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (240) is an overlay for area code (301).
<6>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Mountain Lake Park) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Mountain Lake Park. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mountain Lake Park

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mountain Lake Park. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4038, Longitude: -79.3793       In this case, the coordinates for Mountain Lake Park have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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