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Emmitsburg is a town in Frederick County, in the Washington-Arlington metro area.
The community was named after Samuel Emmit, who laid out the town
The latitude of Emmitsburg is 39.704N. The longitude is -77.327W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 436 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,421.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Emmitsburg demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Frederick County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Washington area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 21727 ZIP code.
32% of Emmitsburg residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Emmitsburg ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Emmitsburg was $16,216, compared with $21,587 nationally.
24% of Emmitsburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Emmitsburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $400. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,017.
Libraries in Emmitsburg include Emmitsburg Branch ... View libraries
Newspapers in Emmitsburg include Emmitsburg Dispatch
Frederick County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Emmitsburg political report.
The average commute time for Emmitsburg workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Emmitsburg include Sleep Inn.
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