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Boonsboro

Washington County,

Maryland

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The Maryland state capital is Annapolis.


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21713

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Boonsboro is approximately 3,379 (2007), 3336 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,109 (2000), 1237 (2010).

The amount of land area in Boonsboro is 2.809 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Boonsboro is 1.5 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Boonsboro to Washington DC is 55 miles. The distance to the Maryland state capital is 75 miles. (as the crow flies)
Boonsboro is positioned 39.50 degrees north of the equator and 77.65 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Boonsboro elevation is 545 feet above sea level.
Boonsboro per capita income is $19,430 (2000).
Boonsboro median income is $50,145 (2007).

The Boonsboro median home price is $263,108 (2007).

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Location

Boonsboro location: in western Maryland, south of Hagerstown. Other nearby communities include San Mar, Keedysville, Mount Lena, Rohrersville, Myersville, Mount Aetna, Sharpsburg and St. James.

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History & History Related Items

Boonsboro history:

Two brothers, George and William Boone, laid out the town in half acre lots in 1792. They first named their new town Margaretsville in honor of George's wife, Margaret. Later it was changed to Boonesborough and eventually to its present spelling of Boonsboro.

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The incorporation date of Boonsboro: 1831

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Attractions

Boonsboro attractions:

Washington Monument State Park
In 1827, the citizens of Boonsboro erected the first monument to honor President George Washington at the top of South Mountain. The rugged stone monument stands 34 feet in height, and is located on part of the Appalachian Trail.

Boonsborough Museum of History - the Boonsborough Museum houses an extensive Civil War collection that includes items from the Antietam and Gettysburg Campaigns, as well as historical items pertaining to Boonsboro's history. Located at 113 North Main Street, this beautiful collection is owned and maintained by Doug Bast, local historian. Open May through September, Sundays 1 PM to 5 PM, or by appointment.

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