North East, Maryland

North East: Town of the United States


North East is a town located in the county of Cecil in the U.S. state of Maryland. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,572 and a population density of 661 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,609 inhabitants.

North East locator map
Location of North East on Maryland map.

Quick Facts about North East

Population : 3,609 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Maryland (United States)
County : Cecil County
Postal code : 21901
Phone Area Codes : 410
Area : 5.4 km2
Altitude : 16 feet / 5 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 22:08:13 (13th April 2024)
Density : 668 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.03% (2010-2020)
Cecil County Maryland Incorporated and Unincorporated areas North East Highlighted locator map image
Cecil County Maryland Incorporated and Unincorporated areas North East Highlighted
Cecil County Maryland Incorporated and Unincorporated areas North East Highlighted locator map image


North East is located at 39°36'0"N 75°56'29"W (39.6001100, -75.9413300).

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The population of North East increased by 1.03% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,572 - census
2011 3,600 0.78% estimation process
2012 3,607 0.19% estimation process
2013 3,614 0.19% estimation process
2014 3,617 0.08% estimation process
2015 3,627 0.28% estimation process
2016 3,631 0.11% estimation process
2017 3,624 -0.19% estimation process
2018 3,633 0.25% estimation process
2019 3,642 0.25% estimation process
2020 3,609 -0.91% estimation process

North East zip code is 21901. County name: Cecil, County fips: 24015

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People born in North East (3)

People born in North East, including politician George Read, baseball player Harry Anderson, politician Kevin Hornberger, .


Schools in North East

College & universities near North East, MD

Code Name City ZIP
162104 Cecil College North East (MD) 21901-1900

Stations (31)

Amtrak & bus stations near North East, MD

Code Name Address Type
NRK Newark 429 South College Ave. RAIL
ABE Aberdeen 18 East Bel Air Ave. RAIL
WIL Wilmington station 100 South French Street RAIL
PAR Parkesburg W. First and S. Culvert Streets RAIL
COT Coatesville Third Ave. and Fleetwood St. RAIL

Post offices near North East

Post Office Name City ZIP
North Ea Post Office North East (MD) 21901

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Cecil County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Cecil County , MD.

City Name Population Title
Elkton 15,665 Town in northeast Maryland, United States
Perryville 4,449 Town of the United States
Charlestown 1,198 Town in Cecil County, Maryland
Port Deposit 766 Town in Cecil County, Maryland, United States
Chesapeake City 695 Town in Maryland, United States
Cecilton 674 Town of the United States

Distance to Other Cities

North East distances to largest Maryland cities