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Welcome to Snow Hill ...

The town of Snow Hill is located in Worcester County<1> and is the County Seat for Worcester County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Snow Hill has a population of 2,052 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Snow Hill is near sea level<3>.

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

Area Codes for Snow Hill: (410), (443)<4> & (667)

The ZIP code for Snow Hill: 21863<5>

Websites for Snow Hill ...

Official Website: www.snowhillmd.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Snow Hill had an population of 2,052 people. This is a decrease of 2.43% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.82% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Snow Hill had a population of 2,103 people. This makes Snow Hill the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Snow Hill represents 0.04% of the population of Maryland (which has 5,773,552 people), making it the state's 70th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,103 people, the population of Snow Hill decreased 12.7% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,409 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Snow Hill.

Communities Also Named Snow Hill ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Maryland communities named Snow Hill: This one is located in Worcester County and the other is located in Cecil County.

Beyond Maryland, there are 26 communities that are also named Snow Hill - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, Florida, Indiana (2), Kansas, Kentucky, New Jersey, North Carolina (5), Ohio (2), Tennessee, Texas (4), Virginia (2) and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Snow Hill ...

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

  • Salisbury [Wicomico County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salisbury
    • Salisbury [Wicomico County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Snow Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,017 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salisbury have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salisbury
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salisbury<8>
  • Fruitland [Wicomico County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fruitland
    • Fruitland [Wicomico County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Snow Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,326 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fruitland have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fruitland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fruitland<8>
  • Berlin [Worcester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Berlin
    • Berlin [Worcester County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Snow Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,940 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Berlin have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berlin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Berlin<8>
  • Pocomoke City [Worcester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pocomoke City
    • Pocomoke City [Worcester County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Snow Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,095 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pocomoke City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former names for Pocomoke City:
    • New Town
    • Stevens Landing
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pocomoke City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pocomoke City<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Princess Anne [Somerset County]
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      • Princess Anne [Somerset County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Snow Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,492 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Princess Anne have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Princess Anne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Princess Anne<8>
    • Chincoteague [Accomack County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chincoteague
      • Chincoteague [Accomack County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Snow Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,866 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chincoteague have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chincoteague
    • Pittsville [Wicomico County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pittsville
      • Pittsville [Wicomico County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Snow Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,476 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pittsville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pittsville<8>
    • Willards [Wicomico County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willards
      • Willards [Wicomico County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Snow Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,012 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willards have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willards
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Willards<8>
    • Cedartown [Worcester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedartown
      • Cedartown [Worcester County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the east of Snow Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedartown have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedartown
    • Girdletree [Worcester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Girdletree
      • Girdletree [Worcester County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the south of Snow Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Girdletree have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Girdletree

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Snow Hill. Our list includes 15 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Snow Hill.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Snow Hill ...

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

Adding Snow Hill to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Snow Hill on a map titled Rand McNally Rand McNally Map of Maryland (1911).

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

Mentions & References for Snow Hill

Find a Community located in Maryland

About Worcester County

About Maryland

The official website for Snow Hill: www.snowhillmd.com/

The official website for Worcester County: www.co.worcester.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 Worcester, 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 Snow Hill.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Snow Hill - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Snow Hill, 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 Snow Hill). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Snow Hill 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Snow Hill) 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 Snow Hill. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Snow HillOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Snow Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1754, Longitude: -75.3917    
<7>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.
<8>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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