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Tuscarora, Maryland

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The location of Tuscarora

Welcome to Tuscarora ...

Tuscarora is located in Frederick County.

The location of Tuscarora has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Tuscarora is 290 feet [88 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Tuscarora: (301) & (240)<3>

The ZIP code for Tuscarora: 21790<4>

Communities near Tuscarora ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Brunswick   [Map]   6,266   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Frederick   [Map]   71,408   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Gaithersburg   [Map]   68,710   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Middletown   [Map]   4,615   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mount Airy   [Map]   9,416   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Poolesville   [Map]   5,269   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Tuscarora.

Communities Also Named Tuscarora ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Tuscarora - they are located in Illinois, Nevada, New York (2), North Carolina and Pennsylvania (2).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Tuscarora. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Tuscarora. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Tuscarora.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Tuscarora:

Websites for Tuscarora ...

Chamber of Commerce:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tuscarora ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Maryland

About Frederick County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Tuscarora. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Frederick County:

The official website for State of Maryland:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tuscarora - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (240) is an overlay for area code (301).

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<4>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 community (such as Tuscarora). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Tuscarora or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Tuscarora) 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 Tuscarora. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tuscarora

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tuscarora. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2568, Longitude: -77.4703     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tuscarora have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Tuscarora.

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