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Welcome to Woodsboro ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Woodsboro has a population of 1,274 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Woodsboro is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

The ZIP code for Woodsboro: 21798<6>

Websites for Woodsboro ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.frederickchamber.org/

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Woodsboro had an population of 1,274 people. This is an increase of 11.66% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 50.59% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Woodsboro had a population of 1,141 people. This makes Woodsboro the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Woodsboro represents 0.02% of the population of Maryland (which has 5,773,552 people), making it the state's 94th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,141 people, the population of Woodsboro increased 34.87% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 846 people).

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

Communities Also Named Woodsboro ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Woodsboro - it's located in Texas.

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

Communities near Woodsboro ...

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

  • Frederick [Frederick County]
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    • Frederick [Frederick County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the southwest of Woodsboro
    • 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<8>
  • Westminster [Carroll County]
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    • Westminster [Carroll County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the east of Woodsboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,712 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]
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    • Mount Airy [Carroll County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the southeast of Woodsboro
    • 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<8>
  • Thurmont [Frederick County]
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    • Thurmont [Frederick County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the northwest of Woodsboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,070 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thurmont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thurmont<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Taneytown [Carroll County]
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      • Taneytown [Carroll County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the northeast of Woodsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,846 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taneytown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taneytown<8>
    • Walkersville [Frederick County]
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      • Walkersville [Frederick County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<7> to the southwest of Woodsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,574 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walkersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walkersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walkersville<8>
    • Middletown [Frederick County]
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      • Middletown [Frederick County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the southwest of Woodsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,910 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>
    • Littlestown [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Littlestown
      • Littlestown [Adams County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the northeast of Woodsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,498 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Littlestown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Littlestown<8>
    • Carroll Valley [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carroll Valley
      • Carroll Valley [Adams County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the north of Woodsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,930 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 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the west of Woodsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 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>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Woodsboro ...

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

Adding Woodsboro to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Mentions & References for Woodsboro

Communities in Maryland

About Frederick County

About Maryland

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Woodsboro. 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 Woodsboro.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Woodsboro - 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 Woodsboro). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Woodsboro 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 'straight-line' (or 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- Woodsboro) 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 Woodsboro. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WoodsboroOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Woodsboro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5329, Longitude: -77.3096       In this case, the coordinates for Woodsboro 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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