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Funkstown
Washington County, Maryland

ZipCodes
21734




Page Contents for Funkstown, Maryland

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Maryland state capital is Annapolis.
The population of Funkstown is approximately 942 (2007), 904 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 464 (2000), 417 (2010).
The amount of land area in Funkstown is 0.703 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Funkstown is 0.3 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Funkstown to Washington DC is 62 miles.
The distance to the Maryland state capital is 81 miles. (as the crow flies)
Funkstown is positioned 39.60 degrees north of the equator and 77.70 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Funkstown elevation is 495 feet above sea level.
Funkstown per capita income is $ 17,544 (2000).
Funkstown median income is $ 43,706 (2007).
The Funkstown median home price is $ 192,534 (2007).

Location

in northwestern Maryland about 23 miles from Frederick and about 68 miles from Washington, D.C.. Other nearby communities include Districct 10, Funkstown, District 17, Hagerstown, District 3, Hagerstown, Hagerstown, Districct 25, Hagerstown and St James.
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History & History Related Items

Funkstown was named for and founded by Jacob Funck in 1767. It was first known as Jerusalem until 1840 when it was incorporated and renamed Funkstown. The National Pike Road came through in 1823 and the town became a busy stop on the road.

Funkstown was also the site of a Civil War battle which took place on July 10, 1863 as the Confederate Army retreated from Gettysburg. A reenactment of the Battle of Funkstown is held each year.

Here is a history page for Funkstown.
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The incorporation of Funkstown

1840


Attractions

There are still many historic homes and other buildings in Funkstown.
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Funkstown City Government

Town Hall
30 East Baltimore St.
Funkstown, MD 21734
Phone: 301-791-0948

Funkstown Chamber

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

Funkstown Organizations

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

Funkstown Libraries

Washington County Free Library system.

Funkstown Schools

Washington County Public Schools
820 Commonwealth Avenue
Hagerstown, MD 21741
Phone: 301-766-2800 Funkstown

Miscellany

The population of Funkstown was:
1990 - 1136
2000 - 983
2007 - 942

Number of Housing Units:
1990 - 499
2000 - 464


Median age:
2000 - 39.3 years

Median household income:
2000 - $ 35,278
2007 - $ 43,706

Median house value:
2000 - $ 90,300
2007 - $ 192,534


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