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Galestown is a town in Dorchester County, in the Cambridge metro area.
The community was named after George Gale, pioneer
The latitude of Galestown is 38.566N. The longitude is -75.715W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 13 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 98.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Galestown demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dorchester 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 21659 ZIP code.
12% of Galestown residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Galestown ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Galestown was $18,828, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Galestown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Galestown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $325. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $736.
Dorchester County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Galestown political report.
The average commute time for Galestown workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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