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

The community was named after Samuel Emmit, who laid out the town

The latitude of Emmitsburg is 39.704N. The longitude is -77.327W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 436 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,421.


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Median household income
Local
$38,710
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Emmitsburg demographic reports
Emmitsburg is near the Pennsylvania border
Former and merged names include:
· Poplar Fields
· Silver Fancy
Served as a staging area for troops during the battle of Gettysburg
Well-known residents have included:
· Elizabeth Ann Seton, first native-born North American to be canonized by the Catholic Church
Historic sites and museums: National Shrine of Elizabeth Ann Seton
Colleges and universities: Mount St. Mary's College

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32% of Emmitsburg residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Emmitsburg ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Emmitsburg was $16,216, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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24% of Emmitsburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Emmitsburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $400.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,017.


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Libraries in Emmitsburg include Emmitsburg Branch ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Emmitsburg include Emmitsburg Dispatch

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

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The average commute time for Emmitsburg workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Emmitsburg include Sleep Inn.

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