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Sharpsburg is a town in Washington County, in the Hagerstown-Martinsburg metro area.
The community was named after Horatio Sharpe, colonial governor.
The latitude of Sharpsburg is 39.457N. The longitude is -77.749W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 420 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 663.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sharpsburg 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 21782 ZIP code.
30% of Sharpsburg residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sharpsburg ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sharpsburg was $20,917, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Sharpsburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Sharpsburg include Antietam National Battlefield ... View historic districts
Median rent in Sharpsburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $452. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $867.
Libraries in Sharpsburg include Sharpsburg Public Library Branch ... View libraries
Washington County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sharpsburg political report.
The average commute time for Sharpsburg workers is 39 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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