Accident, Maryland

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Population in 2013: 321 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.1%
 
Males: 139  (43.5%)
Females: 182  (56.5%)
Median resident age:  34.5 years
Maryland median age:  34.4 years

Zip codes: 21520.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,103 (it was $22,500 in 2000)
Accident:

$42,103
MD:

$71,122
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,034 (it was $11,950 in 2000)

Accident town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $154,684 (it was $84,600 in 2000)
Accident:

$154,684
MD:

$279,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $150,970; Detached houses: $165,762; Mobile homes: $77,012

Median gross rent in 2012: $575.

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  • White alone - 318 (97.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.6%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.6%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.3%)

Races in Accident detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Accident: 92.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (34.8%), Irish (13.4%), United States (6.6%), Italian (5.1%), English (4.8%), Hungarian (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1916

Elevation: 2395 feet

Land area: 0.50 square miles.

Population density: 647 people per square mile   (low).

Accident,MD real estate house value index trend

Accident, Maryland map

For population 25 years and over in Accident:

  • High school or higher: 83.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Accident town:

  • Never married: 12.1%
  • Now married: 62.3%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.7%
Maryland:  14.3%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Accident, Maryland as of July 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Accident to the number of sex offenders is 161 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,469 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,000 (1.3%)

Accident satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (66.2 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (223.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Friendsville, MD (2.3 miles ), Addison borough, PA (2.9 miles ), Grantsville, MD (3.2 miles ), Markleysburg borough, PA (3.2 miles ), Swanton, MD (3.6 miles) , Confluence borough, PA (3.6 miles ), Ursina borough, PA (3.6 miles ), Deer Park, MD (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 39.63 N, Longitude: 79.32 W

Accident household income distribution Accident home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.2%
Maryland:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +3 (+0.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (16%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (11%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Business operations specialists (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Religious workers (5%)
  • Extraction workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Accountants and auditors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)

Work and jobs in Accident: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Accident, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Accident, Maryland average temperatures Accident, Maryland average precipitation Accident, Maryland humidity Accident, Maryland wind speed Accident, Maryland snowfall Accident, Maryland sunshine Accident, Maryland clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Accident-area historical tornado activity is below Maryland state average. It is 50% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.1 miles away from the Accident town center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.3 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused $4 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Accident-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 140.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 167.2 miles away from Accident center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 267.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 160.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 180.6 miles away from Accident center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 177.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Garrett County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Accident topographic map

Birthplace of: Wendell R. Beitzel - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Accident:

  • SOUTH FAYETTE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MARKLEYSBURG, PA)
  • GOODWILL MENNONITE HOME, INC. (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; GRANTSVILLE, MD)
  • HENRY CLAY VILLA, LP (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MARKLEYSBURG, PA)
  • GARRETT CNTY HLTH DEPT (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; OAKLAND, MD)
  • IDF - GARRETT DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; OAKLAND, MD)
  • DENNETT ROAD MANOR (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; OAKLAND, MD)
  • OAKLAND NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; OAKLAND, MD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Accident:

  • Frostburg State University (about 21 miles; Frostburg, MD; Full-time enrollment: 4,944)
  • Allegany College of Maryland (about 32 miles; Cumberland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,407)
  • West Virginia University (about 34 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 27,429)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 43 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,773)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 44 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 4,669)
  • Fairmont State University (about 46 miles; Fairmont, WV; FT enrollment: 3,714)
  • Seton Hill University (about 49 miles; Greensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,167)

Public high school in Accident:

Public elementary/middle schools in Accident:

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Notable location: Accident Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Accident include: Accident Evangelical Lutheran Church (A), Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Garrett County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 88.9. This is about average.

City:

88.9
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.165. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.165
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.02. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.02
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 36.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.52. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.52
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Accident and their reported violations in the past:

TOWN OF ACCIDENT (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-11-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-11-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-16-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-16-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-11-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-11-2013), St Public Notif received (FEB-20-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-16-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-10-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-10-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-05-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-16-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-10-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
CHERRY HILL ASSISTED LIVING (Population served: 39, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-03-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAY-19-2010), St Public Notif received (MAY-21-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-03-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-29-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAY-19-2010), St Public Notif received (MAY-21-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-03-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-28-2009)
  • One regular monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.4%
(7.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  61.0%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.1%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Accident compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Accident travel time to work - commute Accident mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (43%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Accident town (based on Garrett County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.56%
Here: 39.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchChurch of the BrethrenAssemblies of God
Adherents19.5%18.8%11.6%10.2%8.5%
Congregations25.0%11.4%3.4%12.5%10.2%
NameLutheran ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Mennonite Church USAOther
Adherents4.5%3.6%3.5%3.4%16.5%
Congregations2.3%5.7%3.4%5.7%20.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Garrett County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Garrett County:

1.01 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Garrett County:

6.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Here:

8.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.6%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Garrett County:

25.5%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.4%
State:

15.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$2,232
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$54
Streets and Highways 1$2,196$26,3521$1,107
Totals for Government 1$2,196$26,3525$3,393

Accident government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $98,000 ($305.30)
    Water Utilities: $65,000 ($202.49)
    Regular Highways: $43,000 ($133.96)
    General Public Buildings: $16,000 ($49.84)
    General - Other: $16,000 ($49.84)
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($28.04)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($21.81)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($9.35)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($3.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($18.69)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($15.58)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $53,000 ($165.11)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($3.12)

Accident government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $73,000 ($227.41)
    All Other: $6,000 ($18.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $0 ($0.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $22,000 ($68.54)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $11,000 ($34.27)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($15.58)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $49,000 ($152.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $64,000 ($199.38)
    All Other: $6,000 ($18.69)
  • Tax - Property: $46,000 ($143.30)
    NEC: $1,000 ($3.12)

Accident government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $26,000 ($81.00)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $17,000 ($52.96)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $18,000 ($56.07)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $17,000 ($52.96)
    Water Utilities: $8,000 ($24.92)

Accident government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $269,000 ($838.01)

3.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,122 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.70%
Maryland average:

6.59%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Allegany County, MD  0.50% ($40,214 average AGI)
from Preston County, WV  0.37% ($21,317)
from Somerset County, PA  0.16% ($25,889)


4.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,348 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.01%
Maryland average:

6.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Allegany County, MD  0.62% ($53,899 average AGI)
to Preston County, WV  0.26% ($25,586)
to Monongalia County, WV  0.23% ($49,769)

Strongest AM radio stations in Accident:

  • WFRB (560 AM; 5 kW; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WYSN (1330 AM; 5 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCBC (1270 AM; 5 kW; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: CUMBERLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMSG (1050 AM; 1 kW; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: OAKLAND MEDIA GROUP, INC)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WZSK (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Accident:

  • WWPN (101.1 FM; WESTERNPORT, MD; Owner: ERNEST F. SANTMYIRE)
  • WQZS (93.3 FM; MEYERSDALE, PA; Owner: ROGER WAHL)
  • WROG (102.9 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: TSCHUDY RADIO, INC)
  • WFWM (91.9 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKGO (106.1 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WLIC (97.1 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W242AD (96.3 FM; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFRB-FM (105.3 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAIJ (90.3 FM; GRANTSVILLE, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WKHJ (104.5 FM; MOUNTAIN LAKE PARK, MD; Owner: SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS, INC.)
  • WKMM (96.7 FM; KINGWOOD, WV; Owner: MARPAT CORPORATION)
  • WWHC (92.3 FM; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: OAKLAND MEDIA GROUP, INC)
  • WDZN (100.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: CHARTER EQUITIES, INC.)
  • WQZK-FM (94.1 FM; KEYSER, WV; Owner: STARCAST SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WRIJ (106.9 FM; MASONTOWN, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE INC.)
  • WCBC-FM (107.1 FM; KEYSER, WV; Owner: PROSPERITAS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, L P)
  • WQWV (103.7 FM; FISHER, WV; Owner: MCGUIRE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WLSW (103.9 FM; SCOTTDALE, PA; Owner: L. STANLEY WALL)

TV broadcast stations around Accident:

  • WGPT (Channel 36; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WNPB-TV (Channel 24; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)

Accident fatal accident list:

Sep 4, 2007 07:00 PM, Co-52, Co-59, Lat: 39.63331, Lon: -79.33336, Vehicles: 1, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 2
Aug 25, 1987 87:99 PM, Co0360, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 13, 1980 12:25 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Aug 19, 1977 02:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 4, 1975 00:25 AM, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 11 meters (36ft)
Total costs: $688,000
Total average daily traffic: 3,956
Total average daily truck traffic: 196
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 4,885

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Accident)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 1 Blk N Of Rt 219 On Reese St (Lat: 39.632583 Lon: -79.324750), Call Sign: KXZ893, Licensee ID: L01054732
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.8800 MHz, 33.9600 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/24/2005, Expiration Date: 08/28/2015
    Registrant: Accident Vol Fire Dept Inc, Accident, MD 21520, Phone: (301) 746-8800
  • W Side Of Rt 219 3 Mi N (Lat: 39.662583 Lon: -79.305306), Call Sign: KGG760, Licensee ID: L00016756
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.180 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/06/2013, Expiration Date: 02/16/2023
    Registrant: County Of Garrett, 316 E. Alder Street, Oakland, MD 21550, Phone: (301) 334-7488, Fax: (301) 334-7489, Email:
  • Lat: 39.582722 Lon: -79.341833, Call Sign: WPQG999
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.062 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/22/2005, Expiration Date: 07/14/2015, Certifier: Matt Roman
    Registrant: General Services Department, Old Courthouse, 313 E Alder Street, Room 105, Oakland, MD 21550, Phone: (301) 334-1928, Fax: (301) 334-5022, Email:
  • Accident Friendsville Rd 1.4mi Nw (Lat: 39.638139 Lon: -79.338639), Call Sign: KFE346
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.9400 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/18/2004, Expiration Date: 06/19/2014
    Registrant: Duke Energy, 5400 Westheimer Ct. Rm # Wo3a63, Houston, TX 77056-5310, Phone: (713) 627-5229, Fax: (713) 386-4185, Email:
  • Rt2 And Rt219 (Lat: 39.696389 Lon: -79.250833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60.5 m, Call Sign: WQHJ340, Licensee ID: L00001771
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.205 MHz, 156.105 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/13/2007, Expiration Date: 08/13/2017, Certifier: George E Ryan Ii
    Registrant: State Of, Dnr Maryland, 580 Taylor Ave, E-3, Annapolis, MD 21401, Phone: (410) 260-8843, Fax: (410) 260-8878, Email:
  • MAIN WATER TANK, Main Tank On Accident/Friendsville Rd, .63km W Of Friendsville Rd/Us Rte.219 (Lat: 39.632056 Lon: -79.323472), Type: Tank, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQIW489
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.203 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/03/2008, Expiration Date: 06/03/2018, Certifier: Richard W Carlson
    Registrant: Siemens Water Technologies, 1239 Willow Lake Boulevard, Vadnais Heights, MN 55110, Phone: (651) 766-2700, Fax: (651) 766-2743, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • KEYSERS RIDGE, Nr Int I-68 & Md Rt 219 3.78 Mi Sw (Lat: 39.681944 Lon: -79.262222), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WPNC484
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, 6555.00 MHz, 6595.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/04/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • Keyser\'s Ridge, 3876 National Pike (Lat: 39.694306 Lon: -79.252583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: WQEL314
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/27/2006, Expiration Date: 02/27/2016, Certifier: Kirby Storms
    Registrant: Lieberman & Walisko, 701 Yeatman Parkway, Silver Spring, MD 20902, Phone: (301) 681-9889, Fax: (301) 681-6676, Email:
  • ACCIDENT, Accident-Friendsville Rd, 1.4 Miles Nw Of (Lat: 39.638139 Lon: -79.338639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 47.5 m, Call Sign: WQLQ261
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/26/2010, Expiration Date: 03/26/2020, Certifier: Richard D Soileau
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4282, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • 305272, 385 Stockyard Road (305272) (Lat: 39.681556 Lon: -79.262056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 107.3 m, Overall height: 110 m, Call Sign: WQON595, Licensee ID: L01663758
    Assigned Frequencies: 6123.10 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6256.54 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/29/2011, Expiration Date: 11/29/2021, Certifier: Scott Tollefsen
    Registrant: Appalachia Engineering Services, 201 Penn Center Blvd, Suite 400, Pittsburgh, PA 15235, Phone: (412) 540-2023
  • ATC305272, 385 Stockyard Road (305272) (Lat: 39.681556 Lon: -79.262056), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 107.3 m, Overall height: 110 m, Call Sign: WQQL437, Licensee ID: L01604554
    Assigned Frequencies: 11605.0 MHz, 6286.19 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/18/2013, Expiration Date: 01/18/2023, Certifier: Brian Sullivan
    Registrant: Thought Transmissions, LLC, 1209 Orange Street, Wilmington, DE 19801, Phone: (302) 658-7581
  • STATION, Accident-Friendsville Rd 1.4 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 39.638139 Lon: -79.338639), Overall height: 47.5 m, Call Sign: WIA251
    Assigned Frequencies: 6675.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/06/1999, Expiration Date: 06/30/2009, Cancellation Date: 06/27/2003
    Registrant: Phone: (713) 627-5229

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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  • Rich Hill, 4 Mi N Of (Lat: 39.705611 Lon: -79.312806), Overall height: 103.6 m, Call Sign: KGC602
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.630 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/10/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018, Certifier: John Adiletta
    Registrant: Hall, Estill, Hardwick, Gable, Golden & Nelson, P.C., 1120 20th Street, N.W., Suite 700 North, Washington, DC 22314, Phone: (202) 973-1210, Fax: (202) 973-1212, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: K3KHI, Licensee ID: L01008272
    Grant Date: 04/26/2005, Expiration Date: 04/26/2015
    Registrant: Charles T Davis, 93 Fratz Rd, Accident, MD 21520-9742
  • Call Sign: KB1IO, Licensee ID: L01405360
    Grant Date: 06/04/2008, Expiration Date: 06/29/2018
    Registrant: Keith B Handyside, 943 Peat Moss Road, Accident, MD 21520
  • Call Sign: KD4PUB, Licensee ID: L00592898
    Grant Date: 10/25/2012, Expiration Date: 12/22/2022
    Registrant: Linda L Herdering, 2008 Bumble Bee Road, Accident, MD 21520
  • Call Sign: N2MHT, Licensee ID: L00307321
    Grant Date: 04/01/2011, Expiration Date: 04/30/2021
    Registrant: Peter E Packard, 2159 Old Morgantown Road East, Accident, MD 21520
  • Call Sign: KB3OOC, Licensee ID: L01246334
    Grant Date: 02/14/2007, Expiration Date: 02/14/2017, Certifier: Mary J Spear
    Registrant: Mary J Spear, 519 Spear Road, Accident, MD 21520
  • Call Sign: KB3OOD, Licensee ID: L01246335
    Grant Date: 02/14/2007, Expiration Date: 02/14/2017, Certifier: William H Spear
    Registrant: William H Spear, 519 Spear Road, Accident, MD 21520

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6020W , Serial Number: 28-20020, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 03/17/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffrey A Britton, Po Box 69, Accident, MD 21520

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9
  • Hazardous Condition: 4

Incident types - Accident

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Accident, MD
Most common first names in Accident, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1677.4 years
William1374.9 years
Charles883.6 years
Robert871.0 years
Mary880.1 years
Earl773.6 years
Cora782.0 years
Emma682.5 years
Albert666.7 years
Walter679.4 years
Most common last names in Accident, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller1579.7 years
Georg1471.5 years
Glotfelty1377.7 years
Bowser1373.7 years
Beitzel1375.3 years
Brenneman1276.2 years
Opel983.2 years
Glass877.7 years
Friend878.7 years
Smith875.3 years

Businesses in Accident, MD

  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 1
  • True Value: 1
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