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Burkittsville is a town in Frederick County, in the Washington-Arlington metro area.

The community was named after Henry Burkitt, settler

The latitude of Burkittsville is 39.393N. The longitude is -77.629W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 587 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 179.


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Median household income
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$50,313
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Burkittsville demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Harleys Store
The Civil War battle of Crampton?s Gap was fought near here in 1862
Filming location for:
· The 1999 movie, "The Blair Witch Project"
Nearby parks & recreation: Gathland State Park

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44% of Burkittsville residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Burkittsville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Burkittsville was $24,919, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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32% of Burkittsville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Burkittsville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $430.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,318.


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Frederick County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Burkittsville political report.

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The average commute time for Burkittsville workers is 50 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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