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Welcome to Perryville ...

The town of Perryville is located in Cecil County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Perryville has a population of 4,432 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Perryville is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Perryville: (410), (443)<4> and (667).

The ZIP code for Perryville: 21903<5>

Websites for Perryville ...

Official Website:   www.perryvillemd.org/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.cecilchamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Perryville had an population of 4,432 people. This is an increase of 1.63% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 20.7% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Perryville had a population of 4,361 people. This makes Perryville the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Perryville represents 0.08% of the population of Maryland (which has 5,773,552 people), making it the state's 47th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,361 people, the population of Perryville increased 18.76% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,672 people).

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

Communities Also Named Perryville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 29 communities that are also named Perryville - they are located in Alabama (2), Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky (3), Louisiana, Massachusetts (2), Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania (4), Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Perryville ...

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

  • Newark [New Castle County]
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    • Newark [New Castle County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Perryville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,849 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newark
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newark<7>
  • Aberdeen [Harford County]
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    • Aberdeen [Harford County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Perryville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,964 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aberdeen have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aberdeen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aberdeen<7>
  • Elkton [Cecil County]
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    • Elkton [Cecil County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Perryville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,665 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elkton have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkton<7>
  • Bel Air [Harford County]
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    • Bel Air [Harford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Perryville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,266 people
    • Former names for Bel Air:
    • Belle Air
    • Belle Aire
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bel Air<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Oxford [Chester County]
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      • Oxford [Chester County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Perryville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,594 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oxford have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oxford<7>
    • North East [Cecil County]
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      • North East [Cecil County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the east of Perryville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,609 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North East have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North East
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North East<7>
    • Rising Sun [Cecil County]
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      • Rising Sun [Cecil County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the north of Perryville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,784 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rising Sun have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rising Sun
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rising Sun<7>
    • Charlestown [Cecil County]
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      • Charlestown [Cecil County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the east of Perryville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,202 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Charlestown have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charlestown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charlestown<7>
    • Delta [York County]
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      • Delta [York County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Perryville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 720 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delta<7>
    • Chesapeake City [Cecil County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chesapeake City
      • Chesapeake City [Cecil County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Perryville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 695 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chesapeake City have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesapeake City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chesapeake City<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 Perryville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Perryville.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Perryville ...

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

Adding Perryville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Perryville 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 Perryville was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found Perryville in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Maryland

About Cecil County

About Maryland

The official website for Perryville: www.perryvillemd.org/

The official website for Cecil County: www.ccgov.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 Cecil, 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 Perryville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Perryville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Perryville, 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 Perryville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Perryville 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Perryville) 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 Perryville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PerryvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Perryville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5644, Longitude: -76.0709    
<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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