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Easton is a town in Talbot County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Easton, England.

The latitude of Easton is 38.774N. The longitude is -76.076W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 23 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 12,503.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$36,464
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Easton demographic reports
Easton is on the Delmarva Peninsula.
Former and merged names include:
· Pitts Bridge
· Talbot Town
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 91. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 7.4 per 1,000 people.
Ranked No. 2 in the state, June 2001, in the ePodunk Historic Small Towns Index
Local festivals include:
  • Waterfowl Festival - Nov. 9-11, 2007
  • Talbot County Fair - July 11-14, 2007
Dates often change. Check Easton web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Tuckahoe State Park
Wildlife: Pickering Creek Audubon Center

Historic sites and museums: Talbot County Historical Society Museum, Little Red School House, Academy Art Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Easton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Talbot County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 21601 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

16% of Easton residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Easton ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Easton was $21,520, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

23% of Easton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
Easton festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

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History

Historic districts in Easton include Easton Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Easton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $443.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $959.


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Libraries in Easton include Talbot County Free Library ... View libraries

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Politics

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

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Traffic

The average commute time for Easton workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 9 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Easton between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 7.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.

Travel

Hotels in Easton include Comfort Inn, Days Inn, Econo Lodge, Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Tidewater Inn.

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