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Welcome to Taneytown ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Taneytown, you might consider that their post office opened in 1846.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Taneytown has a population of 6,830 people<2> (see below for details).
Taneytown is 520 feet [158 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Taneytown lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Taneytown: (410), (443)<4> & (667).
The ZIP code for Taneytown: 21787<5>
Websites for Taneytown ...
Official Website: www.ci.taneytown.md.us/
Chamber of Commerce: www.carrollcountychamber.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Taneytown had an population of 6,830 people. This is an increase of 1.52% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 33.19% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Taneytown had a population of 6,728 people. This makes Taneytown the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Taneytown represents 0.12% of the population of Maryland (which has 5,773,552 people), making it the state's 30th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 6,728 people, the population of Taneytown increased 31.2% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,128 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Taneytown.
Communities near Taneytown ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Taneytown.
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 Taneytown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Taneytown.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Taneytown. 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 Taneytown.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Taneytown. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Taneytown.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Taneytown ...
Looking for more information about Taneytown? 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 Taneytown, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Taneytown.
Adding Taneytown to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Taneytown in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Taneytown was in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).
We also found Taneytown in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Taneytown.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Taneytown: www.ci.taneytown.md.us/
The official website for Carroll County: www.ccgov.carr.org/
The official website for State of Maryland: www.maryland.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 07 Dec 2023