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Beltsville
Prince George's County, Maryland

ZipCodes
20705




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Statistics & Facts

The Maryland state capital is Annapolis.
The population of Beltsville is approximately 14,476 1990, 16772 2010.
The approximate number of families is 5,503 1990, 5494 2010.
The amount of land area in Beltsville is 16.991 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Beltsville to Washington DC is 10 miles.
The distance to the Maryland state capital is 24 miles. (as the crow flies)
Beltsville is positioned 39.03 degrees north of the equator and 76.92 degrees west of the prime meridian.


Attractions

Beltsville is the home of the National Agricultural Research Center of the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. This 8,000- acre installation performs valuable research for world agriculture. Some very important things have been achieved at the center. One of the most famous is the Beltsville White Turkey. The aerosol spray can was invented at Beltsville. The center also contains the National Agricultural Library which is one of three national libraries, and contains the largest collection of agricultural material in the world. Scientists and scholars from all over the world come to Beltsville to learn American Agriculture.
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