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Statistics & Facts

The Maryland state capital is Annapolis.
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).


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

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.

Here is a history page for Boonsboro
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The incorporation of Boonsboro



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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Boonsboro City Government

Boonsboro Maryland City Offices
21 North Main Street
Boonsboro, MD 21713
Phone: 301-432-5141

Boonsboro Chamber

Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce
28 West Washington Street, Suite 200
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740
Phone: 301-739-2015

Boonsboro Organizations

Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce
28 West Washington Street, Suite 200
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740
Phone: 301-739-2015

Boonsboro Libraries

Boonsboro Free Library
401 Potomac Street
Boonsboro, MD 21713
Phone: 301-432-5723
part of the Washington County Free Library system.

Boonsboro Schools

Washington County Public Schools
820 Commonwealth Avenue
Hagerstown, MD 21741
Phone: 301-766-2800
Boonsboro Elementary School
5 Campus Ave
Boonsboro, MD 21713-1137
Phone: 301-791-4373

Greenbrier Elementary School
21222 San Mar Rd
Boonsboro, MD 21713-1643
Phone: 301-791-4296

Boonsboro Middle School
1 Jh Wade Dr
Boonsboro, MD 21713-1141
Phone: 301-791-4370

Boonsboro Senior High School
10 Campus Ave
Boonsboro, MD 21713-1108
Phone: 301-791-4360 Boonsboro


The population of Boonsboro was:
1990 - 2,445
2000 - 2,803
2007 - 3.380

Number of housing units:
1990 - 901
2000 - 1,109

Median age:
2000 - 39.7 years

Median household income:
2000 - $ 40,476
2007 - $ 50,145

Median house value:
2000 - $ 123,400
2007 - $ 263,108

Boonsboro is located in the Eastern Time Zone and does participate in daylight savings time during a portion of the year.

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