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Hancock is a town in Washington County, in the Hagerstown-Martinsburg metro area.
The community was named after Joseph Hancock, settler
The latitude of Hancock is 39.698N. The longitude is -78.18W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 440 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,699.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hancock 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 21750 ZIP code.
24% of Hancock residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hancock ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hancock was $13,758, compared with $21,587 nationally.
5% of Hancock residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hancock, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $316. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $737.
Libraries in Hancock include Hancock War Memorial Library Branch ... View libraries
Washington County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hancock political report.
The average commute time for Hancock workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Hancock include Super 8 Hancock.
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