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New Windsor
Carroll County, Maryland

ZipCodes
21776




Page Contents for New Windsor, Maryland

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Maryland state capital is Annapolis.
The population of New Windsor is approximately 1,353 2007, 1396 2010.
The approximate number of families is 522 2000, 526 2010.
The amount of land area in New Windsor is 1.395 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in New Windsor is 0.71 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from New Windsor to Washington DC is 44 miles.
The distance to the Maryland state capital is 52 miles. (as the crow flies)
New Windsor is positioned 39.54 degrees north of the equator and 77.10 degrees west of the prime meridian.
New Windsor elevation is 500 feet above sea level.
New Windsor per capita income is $ 20,090 2000.
New Windsor median income is $ 71,164 2007.
The New Windsor median home price is $ 331,144 2007.

Location

in west-central Maryland about six miles southwest of Westminster and about 30 miles northwest of Baltimore It is just 42 miles north of Washington, D.C.. Other nearby communities include District 2, Uniontown, Union Bridge, Taneytown, District 1, Taneytown, Mount Airy and Eldersburg, all in Maryland and Littlestown in Pennsylvania.

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History & History Related Items

The area was first known as Sulphur Springs after a local mineral spring. The town was laid out by Isaac Atlee in 1797. He opened an inn and tavern which he hoped would profit from the traffic on the Old Monocacy Wagon Trail. When the railroad came through, the town prospered. New Windsor has been a part of a number of counties over the years - first, Charles County in 1658, then Prince George's County in 1694. It became part of Frederick County in 1748 and finally in 1837, it was part of Carroll County when the county was created.

During the Civil War,both sides came through the town at different times. In 1864, the Confederate troops raided the looted the town for food and clothing.

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The founding of New Windsor

1797

The incorporation of New Windsor

1844


New Windsor City Government

Town of New Windsor
211 High Street
P.O. Box 609
New Windsor, MD 21776
Phone: 410-635-6575

New Windsor Chamber

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

New Windsor Organizations

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

Miscellany

The population of New Windsor was:
1830 - 123
1930 - 503
1990 - 757
1998 - 1,250
2000 - 1,303
2007 - 1,353

Number of Housing Units:
1990 - 332
2000 - 522


Median age:
2000 - 32.9 years

Median household income:
2000 - $ 51,779
2007 - $ 71,164

Median house value:
2000 - $ 145,600
2007 - $ 331,144

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


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