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Hancock
Washington County, Maryland

ZipCodes
21750




Page Contents for Hancock, Maryland

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Maryland state capital is Annapolis.
The population of Hancock is approximately 1,741 2007, 1545 2010.
The approximate number of families is 803 2000, 694 2010.
The amount of land area in Hancock is 6.967 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Hancock is 2.7 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.047 sq kilometers.
The distance from Hancock to Washington DC is 85 miles.
The distance to the Maryland state capital is 107 miles. (as the crow flies)
Hancock is positioned 39.70 degrees north of the equator and 78.17 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Hancock elevation is 440 feet above sea level.
Hancock per capita income is $ 13,758 2000.
Hancock median income is $ 35,618 2007.
The Hancock median home price is $ 153,729 2007.

Location

in northern Maryland about 56 miles from Frederick and about 97 miles from Washington, D.C.. Other nearby communities include Piney Grove and Clear Spring both in Maryland and Bath Berkeley Springs, Hedgesville, Martinsburg and Paw Paw all in West Virginia and McConnellsburg and Valley-Hi both in Pennsylvania.
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History & History Related Items

Though the first settlers arrived in 1732 from Pennsylvania, the offical founder did not arrive until 1749. Hancock was named for Joseph Hancock, Jr., who ferried people and goods across the Potomac River. Hancock is located at the narrowest point in the state.

Try this history page for Hancock. Read more about Hancock history on this page from the Chamber of Commerce.
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The incorporation of Hancock

1853


Attractions

Hancock Museum and Toll House
126 West High Street
Hancock, Maryland

Annual Winter fest and Snow Sculpture Contest

Historical Sites in Hancock.
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Hancock City Government

Hancock Government page

Administrative offices
126 West High Street
Hancock, MD 21750
Phone: 301-678-5622

Hancock Chamber

Hancock Chamber of Commerce
126 W. High Street
Hancock, MD 21750
Phone: 301-678-5900
Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce
28 West Washington Street, Suite 200
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740
Phone: 301-739-2015

Hancock Organizations

Hancock Chamber of Commerce
126 W. High Street
Hancock, MD 21750
Phone: 301-678-5900
Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce
28 West Washington Street, Suite 200
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740
Phone: 301-739-2015

Hancock Libraries

Washington County Free Library system.

Hancock Schools

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

Miscellany

The population of Hancock was:
1820 - 266
1990 - 1,926
2000 - 1,725
2007 - 1,741

Number of Housing Units:
1990 - 848
2000 - 803


Median age:
2000 - 36.5 years

Median household income:
2000 - $ 28,750
2007 - $ 35,618

Median house value:
2000 - $ 72,100
2007 - $ 153,729

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


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