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Snow Hill is a town in Worcester County, in the Ocean Pines metro area.
It is the county seat.
One tradition says the community was named for the Snow Hill district of London, England.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Maryland named Snow Hill. For links to other places called Snow Hill, MD, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Snow Hill is 38.176N. The longitude is -75.393W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 16 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,386.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Snow Hill demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Worcester 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 21863 ZIP code.
11% of Snow Hill residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Snow Hill ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Snow Hill was $15,560, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Snow Hill residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Snow Hill, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $307. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $759.
Libraries in Snow Hill include Snow Hill Branch ... View libraries
Newspapers in Snow Hill include Worcester County Times
Worcester County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Snow Hill political report.
The average commute time for Snow Hill workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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