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Welcome to Trappe ...

The town of Trappe is located in Talbot County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Trappe has a population of 1,001 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Trappe is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Trappe is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (410), (443)<4> and (667).

The ZIP code for Trappe: 21673<5>

Websites for Trappe ...

Official Website:   www.trappemd.net/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.talbotchamber.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Trappe had an population of 1,001 people. This is a decrease of 7.06% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.65% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Trappe had a population of 1,077 people. This makes Trappe the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Trappe represents 0.02% of the total population of Maryland (which has 5,773,552 people), making it the state's 96th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,077 people, the population of Trappe decreased 6.02% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,146 people).

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

Communities Also Named Trappe ...

While we believe that this Trappe is located in Talbot County, we know of another 2 Maryland communities named Trappe. Those communities are located in the following counties: Saint Mary's and Worcester County.

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

Communities near Trappe ...

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

  • Easton [Talbot County]
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    • Easton [Talbot County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Trappe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,611 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Easton have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Easton<8>
  • Cambridge [Dorchester County]
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    • Cambridge [Dorchester County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the south of Trappe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,213 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cambridge have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cambridge<8>
  • Denton [Caroline County]
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    • Denton [Caroline County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Trappe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,538 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Denton have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Denton<8>
  • Federalsburg [Caroline County]
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    • Federalsburg [Caroline County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Trappe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,658 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Federalsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Federalsburg<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hurlock [Dorchester County]
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      • Hurlock [Dorchester County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the east of Trappe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,007 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hurlock<8>
    • Saint Michaels [Talbot County]
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      • Saint Michaels [Talbot County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Trappe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,029 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Michaels have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Michaels
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Michaels<8>
    • Preston [Caroline County]
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      • Preston [Caroline County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Trappe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 700 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Preston have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Preston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Preston<8>
    • Oxford [Talbot County]
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      • Oxford [Talbot County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the west of Trappe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 602 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oxford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oxford<8>
    • Secretary [Dorchester County]
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      • Secretary [Dorchester County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Trappe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 496 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Secretary have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Secretary
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Secretary<8>
    • East New Market [Dorchester County]
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      • East New Market [Dorchester County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Trappe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 374 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East New Market have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East New Market
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East New Market<8>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Trappe ...

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

Adding Trappe to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Maryland

About Talbot County

About Maryland

The official website for Trappe: www.trappemd.net/

The official website for Talbot County: www.co.talbot.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 Talbot, 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 Trappe.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Trappe - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Trappe, 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 Trappe). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Trappe 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' (or 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- Trappe) 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 Trappe. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from TrappeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Trappe. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6598, Longitude: -76.0572    
<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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