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Mount Airy
Frederick, Carroll County, Howard County, & Montgomery Counties, Maryland

ZipCodes
21771




Page Contents for Mount Airy, Maryland

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Maryland state capital is Annapolis.
The population of Mount Airy is approximately 8,778 2007, 9288 2010.
The approximate number of families is 2,179 2000, 3107 2010.
The amount of land area in Mount Airy is 7.352 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Mount Airy is 3.83 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Mount Airy to Washington DC is 33 miles.
The distance to the Maryland state capital is 46 miles. (as the crow flies)
Mount Airy is positioned 39.37 degrees north of the equator and 77.15 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Mount Airy elevation is 764 feet above sea level.
Mount Airy per capita income is $ 25,380 2000.
Mount Airy median income is $ 92,038 2007.
The Mount Airy median home price is $ 368,443 2007.

Location

in northern Maryland, just east of Frederick County. It is about 15 miles from Germantown and about 33 miles from Washington, DC. Other nearby communities include Green Valley, Damascus, New Market, Laytonsville, Linganore-Bartonsville, New Windsor, Sykesville and Union Bridge.
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History & History Related Items

Mt Airy began around 1830 when Henry Bussard built the first house on Parr's Ridge. There was a railroad stop at Parr's Ridge for which the town became known. It was not officially named until a few years later. One of the railroad workers suggested the name after freezing his ears at work one day. The town's economy was supported by the milling, canning and sewing industries.
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The incorporation of Mount Airy

1894


Attractions

Mount Airy is the only place in the state of Maryland where four counties come together. Frederick, Carroll, Howard, & Montgomery. In fact, Main Street is the Frederick County / Carroll County line. One side of the street is in Frederick County, the other side of the street is Carroll.
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Mount Airy City Government

Mt Airy Government Website
110 S. Main Street
P.O. Box 50
Mt. Airy MD 21771-2802
Phone: 301 829-1424

Mount Airy Chamber

The Greater Mt.Airy Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 741
Mount Airy, MD 21771
Phone: 301-829-5426
Carroll County Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 871
Westminster, MD 2115
Phone: 410.848.9050
Frederick County Chamber of Commerce
8420-B Gas House Pike
Frederick, MD 21701
Phone: 301.662.4164

Mount Airy Organizations

The Greater Mt.Airy Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 741
Mount Airy, MD 21771
Phone: 301-829-5426
Carroll County Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 871
Westminster, MD 2115
Phone: 410.848.9050
Frederick County Chamber of Commerce
8420-B Gas House Pike
Frederick, MD 21701
Phone: 301.662.4164

Mount Airy Schools

Frederick County Public Schools
115 East Church Street
Frederick, MD 21701
Phone: 301-644-5000 Mount Airy

Miscellany

The population of Mount Airy was:
1990 - 3,730
2000 - 6,425
2007 - 8,778

Number of Housing Units:
1990 - 1,310
2000 - 2,179


Median age:
2000 - 32.7 years

Median household income:
2000 - $ 66,967
2007 - $ 92,038

Median house value:
2000 - $ 162,000
2007 - $ 368,443

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


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