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Allegany County, Maryland


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Statistics & Facts

The Maryland state capital is Annapolis.
The population of Cumberland is approximately 23,706 (1990), 20859 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 11,431 (1990), 9223 (2010).
The amount of land area in Cumberland is 21.446 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.033 sq kilometers.
The distance from Cumberland to Washington DC is 111 miles.
The distance to the Maryland state capital is 136 miles. (as the crow flies)
Cumberland is positioned 39.65 degrees north of the equator and 78.76 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Cumberland elevation is 945 feet above sea level.
Cumberland average annual rainfall is 36.5 inches per year
Cumberland average annual snowfall is 34.1 inches per year.
The average winter temperature is 32.8 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 72.6 degrees F.


about 130 miles from Baltimore and Washington, D.C. and about 100 miles to Pittsburgh, PA.
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History & History Related Items

Cumberland was established by the Maryland General Asssembly in 1787, though people have been in the area for thousands of years. this page tells about the local history as well as other interesting facts about Cumberland. Try this page for some great historical photos of Cumberland.
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Learn more about Western Maryland at this site.
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Cumberland City Government

The government has a mayor and four council persons
mayors office phone - 301-759-6424
email the mayor -

Cumberland is the county seat of Allegany County.

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