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Hampstead
Carroll County, Maryland

ZipCodes
21074




Page Contents for Hampstead, Maryland

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Maryland state capital is Annapolis.
The population of Hampstead is approximately 5,467 2007, 6323 2010.
The approximate number of families is 1,851 2000, 2415 2010.
The amount of land area in Hampstead is 6.9 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Hampstead is 2.7 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Hampstead to Washington DC is 50 miles.
The distance to the Maryland state capital is 48 miles. (as the crow flies)
Hampstead is positioned 39.61 degrees north of the equator and 76.85 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Hampstead elevation is 914 feet above sea level.
Hampstead per capita income is $ 22,730 2000.
Hampstead median income is $ 77,866 2007.
The Hampstead median home price is $ 286,112 2007.

Location

in northern Maryland about 22 miles from Towson and about 26 miles from Baltimore. Other nearby communities include Manchester, Westminster, Reisterstown and Owings Mills all in Maryland and New Freedom Borough, Jefferson Borough, Railroad Borough and Parkville all in Pennsylvania.
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History & History Related Items

The beginnings for Hampstead began back around 1737 when a new road was cut from Connewago now Hanover in Pennsylvania to a point in Baltimore County. The small village named Spring Garden became a stage stop on the road. This little town was later called Hampstead! The English came first through Philadelphia and then more settlers of Scotch and German descent began to live here. The Town of Hampstead was established in 1888.

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Attractions

The Hampstead Train Station
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Hampstead City Government

Town of Hampstead
1034 S. Carroll Street
Hampstead, MD 21074
Phone: 410-239-7408

Hampstead Chamber

Carroll County Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 871
Westminster, MD 2115
Phone: 410.848.9050

Hampstead Organizations

Carroll County Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 871
Westminster, MD 2115
Phone: 410.848.9050 Hampstead

Miscellany

The population of Hampstead was:
1990 - 2,608
2000 - 5,060
2007 - 5,467

Median Age:
2000 - 31.4 years

Number of Housing Units:
1990 - 1,110
2000 - 1,851


Median Household Income:
2000 - $ 56,655
2007 - $ 77,866

Median House Value:
2000 - $ 125,800
2007 - $ 286,112

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


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