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Welcome to Walkersville ...

The town of Walkersville is located in Frederick County<1>.

The location of Walkersville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Walkersville has a population of 6,415 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Walkersville is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Walkersville: (301) & (240)<5>

The ZIP code for Walkersville: 21793<6>

Websites for Walkersville ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.frederickchamber.org/

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Walkersville had an population of 6,415 people. This is an increase of 10.6% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 23.56% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Walkersville had a population of 5,800 people. This makes Walkersville the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Walkersville represents 0.1% of the population of Maryland (which has 5,773,552 people), making it the state's 37th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,800 people, the population of Walkersville increased 11.71% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,192 people).

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

Adding Walkersville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Communities Also Named Walkersville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Walkersville - they are located in Georgia, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Walkersville ...

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

  • Westminster [Carroll County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westminster
    • Westminster [Carroll County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the east of Walkersville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,640 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westminster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westminster
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westminster<8>
  • Mount Airy [Carroll County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Airy
    • Mount Airy [Carroll County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the southeast of Walkersville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,458 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Airy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Airy<8>
  • Thurmont [Frederick County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thurmont
    • Thurmont [Frederick County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the north of Walkersville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,895 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thurmont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thurmont<8>
  • Taneytown [Carroll County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taneytown
    • Taneytown [Carroll County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the northeast of Walkersville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,817 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taneytown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taneytown<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Brunswick [Frederick County]
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      • Brunswick [Frederick County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the southwest of Walkersville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,491 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brunswick
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brunswick<8>
    • Middletown [Frederick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middletown
      • Middletown [Frederick County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the west of Walkersville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,792 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middletown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<8>
    • Carroll Valley [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carroll Valley
      • Carroll Valley [Adams County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the north of Walkersville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,942 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carroll Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carroll Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carroll Valley<8>
    • Boonsboro [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boonsboro
      • Boonsboro [Washington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the west of Walkersville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,655 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boonsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boonsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boonsboro<8>
    • Emmitsburg [Frederick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emmitsburg
      • Emmitsburg [Frederick County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the north of Walkersville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,198 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emmitsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emmitsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emmitsburg<8>
    • Smithsburg [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithsburg
      • Smithsburg [Washington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the northwest of Walkersville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,974 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithsburg<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 Walkersville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Walkersville.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Walkersville ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Maryland

About Frederick County

About Maryland

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Frederick County: www.co.frederick.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 Frederick, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Walkersville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Walkersville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (240) is an overlay for area code (301).
<6>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 Walkersville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Walkersville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Walkersville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Walkersville. 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 WalkersvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Walkersville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4849, Longitude: -77.3534       In this case, the coordinates for Walkersville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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