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Welcome to Taneytown ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Taneytown has a population of 6,830 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Taneytown.
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
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 total 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.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Taneytown was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Taneytown on a map titled Rand McNally Rand McNally Map of Maryland (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Taneytown on our Genealogy Page.
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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: 27 Apr 2022