Hancock Washington County, Maryland

Hancock: Town in Maryland

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Location of Hancock on Maryland map.


Hancock is a town located in the county of Washington in the U.S. state of Maryland. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,545 and a population density of 211 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 1,529 inhabitants.

The town was created 168 years ago in 1852.


Hancock is located at 39°41'56"N 78°10'47"W (39.6989800, -78.1797300).

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Hancock main street
Hancock main street image

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Hancock Quick Facts

Population : 1,529 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Maryland (United States)
County : Washington County
Postal code : 21750
Area : 7.31 km2
Altitude : 440 feet / 134 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1853 (168 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 19:35:48 (14th June 2021)
Density : 209 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -1.05% (2010-2019)


According to census records, the population of Hancock decreased by 1.05% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,545 - census
2011 1,559 0.9% estimation process
2012 1,557 -0.13% estimation process
2013 1,554 -0.19% estimation process
2014 1,545 -0.58% estimation process
2015 1,539 -0.39% estimation process
2016 1,539 0% estimation process
2017 1,537 -0.13% estimation process
2018 1,532 -0.33% estimation process
2019 1,529 -0.2% estimation process

Hancock zip code is 21750. County name: Washington, County fips: 24043

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People born in Hancock (4)

People born in Hancock, including United States Army general Richard Kerens Sutherland, politician Charles Hedding Rowland, baseball player Ike Powers, you can see a list of people who born in Hancock.


College & universities near Hancock

Code Name City ZIP
237473 James Rumsey Technical Institute Martinsburg (WV) 25403-0259

Stations (16)

Amtrak & bus stations near Hancock

Code Name Address Type
HNK Hancock, MD 434 East Main Street BUS
MRB Martinsburg station 229 East Martin St. RAIL
HAG Hagerstown, MD 123 West Franklin Street BUS
CUA Cumberland, MD 12401 Willowbrook Road SE BUS
CUM Cumberland station East Harrison and Queen City Street RAIL

Other places with the same name (9)

Other cities in Washington County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Washington County , MD.

City Name Population Title
Hagerstown 40,100 City in Maryland, United States
Smithsburg 2,974 Town of the United States
Williamsport 2,089 Town of the United States
Keedysville 1,221 Town in Washington County, Maryland, United States
Funkstown 871 Town in Washington County, Maryland, United States
Sharpsburg 647 Town in Maryland, United States
Clear Spring 362 Town of the United States
Halfway 288 City in Oregon, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Hancock distances to largest Maryland cities

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