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Frostburg is a city in Allegany County, in the Cumberland metro area.
The community was named after Meshach Frost, early tavern owner
The latitude of Frostburg is 39.658N. The longitude is -78.928W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,070 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,107.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Frostburg demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Allegany County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Cumberland area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 21532 ZIP code.
25% of Frostburg residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Frostburg ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Frostburg was $13,821, compared with $21,587 nationally.
30% of Frostburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Frostburg include Frostburg Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Frostburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $333. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $856.
Libraries in Frostburg include Frostburg Public Library ... View libraries
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WFWM.
Allegany County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Frostburg political report.
The average commute time for Frostburg workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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