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Welcome to Union Bridge ...

The town of Union Bridge is located in Carroll County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Union Bridge: Union Brg. (or less commonly used: Union Brdg. or Union Brdge.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Union Bridge has a population of 964 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Union Bridge is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

The ZIP code for Union Bridge: 21791<5>

Websites for Union Bridge ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.carrollcountychamber.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Union Bridge, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Union Bridge had an population of 964 people. This is a decrease of 1.13% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.53% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Union Bridge had a population of 975 people. This makes Union Bridge the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Union Bridge represents 0.02% of the population of Maryland (which has 5,773,552 people), making it the state's 99th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 975 people, the population of Union Bridge decreased 1.42% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 989 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Union Bridge.

Communities near Union Bridge ...

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

  • Frederick [Frederick County]
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    • Frederick [Frederick County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Union Bridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 73,308 people
    • Former names for Frederick:
    • Frederick City
    • Frederick Town
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frederick
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frederick<7>
  • Westminster [Carroll County]
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    • Westminster [Carroll County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the east of Union Bridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,712 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westminster have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westminster
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westminster<7>
  • Hanover [York County]
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    • Hanover [York County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Union Bridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,783 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hanover
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hanover<7>
  • Mount Airy [Carroll County]
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    • Mount Airy [Carroll County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Union Bridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,502 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Airy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Airy<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Gettysburg [Adams County]
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      • Gettysburg [Adams County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Union Bridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,708 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gettysburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gettysburg<7>
    • Thurmont [Frederick County]
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      • Thurmont [Frederick County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Union Bridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,070 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thurmont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thurmont<7>
    • Taneytown [Carroll County]
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      • Taneytown [Carroll County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the north of Union Bridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,846 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taneytown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taneytown<7>
    • Walkersville [Frederick County]
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      • Walkersville [Frederick County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Union Bridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,574 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walkersville have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walkersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walkersville<7>
    • Hampstead [Carroll County]
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      • Hampstead [Carroll County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Union Bridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,426 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hampstead have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hampstead
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hampstead<7>
    • Manchester [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manchester
      • Manchester [Carroll County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Union Bridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,876 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manchester
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manchester<7>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Union Bridge. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Union Bridge.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Union Bridge ...

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

Adding Union Bridge to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Union Bridge 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 Union Bridge was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found Union Bridge in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Mentions & References for Union Bridge

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

The official website for Carroll County: www.ccgov.carr.org/

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 Carroll, 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 Union Bridge.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Union Bridge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Union Bridge, 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 Union Bridge). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Union Bridge 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- Union Bridge) 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 Union Bridge. 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 Union BridgeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Union Bridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5687, Longitude: -77.1763    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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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