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Hagerstown is a city in Washington County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Jonathan Hager, settler.
The latitude of Hagerstown is 39.641N. The longitude is -77.72W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 538 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 36,953.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hagerstown demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Washington County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Hagerstown area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 21734 ZIP code.
26% of Hagerstown residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hagerstown ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hagerstown was $17,153, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Hagerstown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Hagerstown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $386. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $847.
Libraries in Hagerstown include Washington County Free Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Hagerstown include Hagerstown Herald-Mail
TV stations in Hagerstown include WHAG, WJAL, WWPB.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WETH.
Washington County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hagerstown political report.
Hagerstown restaurants taking online reservations include LJ's & the Kat Lounge ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Hagerstown workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Hagerstown between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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