Smithsburg, Maryland

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Population in 2013: 2,998 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +39.7%
Males: 1,435  (47.9%)
Females: 1,563  (52.1%)
Median resident age:  33.8 years
Maryland median age:  38.2 years

Zip codes: 21783.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $72,126 (it was $50,795 in 2000)
Smithsburg:

$72,126
MD:

$72,483

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $29,725 (it was $18,373 in 2000)

Smithsburg town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $221,184 (it was $132,500 in 2000)
Smithsburg:

$221,184
MD:

$280,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $229,959; Detached houses: $247,846; Townhouses or other attached units: $159,608; In 2-unit structures: $84,627; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $110,602; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $120,778; Mobile homes: $52,313

Median gross rent in 2013: $962.

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  • Races in Smithsburg, MD (2010)

    Smithsburg races chart
    • 2,64688.9%White alone
    • 1224.1%Black alone
    • 1204.0%Hispanic
    • 471.6%Two or more races
    • 311.0%Asian alone
    • 50.2%American Indian alone
    • 40.1%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Smithsburg: 104.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (30.0%), Irish (12.7%), United States (6.7%), English (6.6%), Polish (4.1%), Italian (3.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1813

Elevation: 800 feet

Land area: 0.91 square miles.

Population density: 3,287 people per square mile   (average).

Smithsburg,MD real estate house value index trend

Smithsburg, Maryland map

For population 25 years and over in Smithsburg:

  • High school or higher: 93.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Smithsburg town:

  • Never married: 19.8%
  • Now married: 60.4%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

78 residents are foreign born (1.0% Latin America, 0.7% Europe, 0.5% Africa).

This town:

2.6%
Maryland:

14.2%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Smithsburg, Maryland as of August 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Smithsburg to the number of sex offenders is 332 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,689 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,968 (1.0%)

Smithsburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (17.8 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (56.4 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (131.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Cavetown, MD (1.1 miles ), Greensburg, MD (1.3 miles ), Pondsville, MD (1.6 miles) , Jugtown, MD (1.8 miles ), Chewsville, MD (1.8 miles ), Leitersburg, MD (1.9 miles ), Ringgold, MD (1.9 miles) , Mount Aetna, MD (2.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 28 buildings, average cost: $94,000
  • 1998: 41 buildings, average cost: $82,000
  • 1999: 26 buildings, average cost: $93,100
  • 2000: 27 buildings, average cost: $99,700
  • 2001: 43 buildings, average cost: $88,600
  • 2002: 102 buildings, average cost: $106,800
  • 2003: 45 buildings, average cost: $97,800
  • 2004: 52 buildings, average cost: $129,800
  • 2005: 22 buildings, average cost: $124,900
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $215,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $357,000
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $112,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.65 N, Longitude: 77.57 W

Area code: 301

Smithsburg household income distribution Smithsburg home values distribution

Property values in Smithsburg, MD


Crime rates in Smithsburg by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000010100000N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.036.30.033.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A
Robberies 0000020000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.069.80.00.00.00.033.30.00.0
Assaults 6396544823111
per 100,000 275.5135.7383.6229.3181.7139.5132.0265.966.699.633.333.133.5
Burglaries 51284797858475
per 100,000 229.6542.7341.0152.8254.4313.9230.9265.9166.6265.7133.2231.8167.3
Thefts 1727403130373413425142514
per 100,000 780.51,221.21,705.01,184.61,090.11,290.51,121.7432.0133.2830.3466.2827.8468.4
Auto thefts 1201121200000
per 100,000 45.990.50.038.236.369.833.066.50.00.00.00.00.0
Arson 0011N/A00000002
per 100,000 0.00.042.638.2N/A0.00.00.00.00.00.00.066.9
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 110.4126.2175.7111.4135.0133.2121.298.231.674.746.458.238.7

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Smithsburg detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 5 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.34
Maryland average:

2.92
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.0%
Maryland:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +833 (+63.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Smithsburg, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Smithsburg-area historical tornado activity is near Maryland state average. It is 3% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/22/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.5 miles away from the Smithsburg town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/16/1961, a category F3 tornado 27.5 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Smithsburg-area historical earthquake activity is near Maryland state average. It is 84% 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 195.2 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 93.9 miles away from Smithsburg center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 231.4 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) earthquake occurred 144.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.1 miles away from Smithsburg center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 340.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Smithsburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Smithsburg:

  • FMC - ROBINWOOD (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • MERITUS MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • CUMBERLAND VALLEY SURGERY CENTER (Hospital, about 7 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • WASHINGTON COUNTY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE WAYNESBORO (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; WAYNESBORO, PA)
  • AVALON MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • NMS HEALTHCARE OF HAGERSTOWN, LLC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)

Amtrak stations near Smithsburg:

  • 11 miles: HAGERSTOWN (GREYHOUND STA., 10527 SHARPSTOWN PK.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar.
  • 19 miles: FREDERICK (GREYHOUND STA., 27 E. ALL SAINTS ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Smithsburg:

  • Hagerstown Community College (about 6 miles; Hagerstown, MD; Full-time enrollment: 3,220)
  • Mount St Mary's University (about 12 miles; Emmitsburg, MD; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • Frederick Community College (about 17 miles; Frederick, MD; FT enrollment: 3,798)
  • Shepherd University (about 20 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; FT enrollment: 3,745)
  • Gettysburg College (about 22 miles; Gettysburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,772)
  • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (about 28 miles; Shippensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 7,051)
  • American Public University System (about 30 miles; Charles Town, WV; FT enrollment: 43,829)

Public high school in Smithsburg:

Public elementary/middle schools in Smithsburg:

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Notable locations in Smithsburg: Smithsburg Community Volunteer Fire Company 79 (A), Smithsburg Emergency Medical Services (B), Smithsburg Town Hall (C), Smithsburg Police Department (D), Smithsburg Community Volunteer Fire Company (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Smithsburg include: Saint Anns Episcopal Church (A), Saint Paul United Methodist Church (B), Trinity Lutheran Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Trinity Graveyard (1), Smithsburg Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Smithsburg Historical Society Inc (Historical Places & Services; 9 North Main Street).

Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 100. This is worse than average.

City:

100
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.148. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.148
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.31. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.31
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 37.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

9.1

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

TOWN OF SMITHSBURG DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM (Population served: 2,500, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-25-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-02-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-25-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-02-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2013)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In APR-01-2007, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (NOV-16-2007), Fed Compliance achieved (NOV-16-2007)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
RITCHEYS TOTLOT, LLC (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-03-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from MAR-21-2013 to SEP-10-2013)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-26-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.5%
(7.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.7% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.9 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  78.2%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.3%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Smithsburg, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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Smithsburg compared to Maryland state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.

Banks with branches in Smithsburg (2011 data):

  • Susquehanna Bank: Smithsburg Branch at 22940 Jefferson Boulevard, branch established on 1946/06/03. Info updated 2012/02/28: Bank assets: $14,849.0 mil, Deposits: $10,294.4 mil, headquarters in Lititz, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 308 total offices, Holding Company: Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Columbia Bank: Smithsburg Branch at 22413 Jefferson Boulevard, branch established on 1996/04/04. Info updated 2011/10/27: Bank assets: $1,999.5 mil, Deposits: $1,528.6 mil, headquarters in Columbia, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 40 total offices, Holding Company: Fulton Financial Corporation
  • First United Bank & Trust: Smithsburg Branch at 100 South Main Street, branch established on 1988/12/19. Info updated 2010/09/21: Bank assets: $1,383.1 mil, Deposits: $1,034.0 mil, headquarters in Oakland, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: First United Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Maryland average:

12.6

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (87%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Smithsburg town (based on Washington County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant21,941117
Mainline Protestant21,83779
Catholic9,3508
Other2,24411
Orthodox1632
Black Protestant972
None91,798-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 25
Washington County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
Washington County:

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Washington County:

2.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 93
Here:

6.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

28.8%
Maryland:

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

12.9%
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
Other Government Administration 8$7,787$11,6811$1,415
Police Protection - Officers 4$15,190$45,5700$0
Police - Other 1$2,396$28,7520$0
Streets and Highways 3$7,028$28,1120$0
Totals for Government 16$32,401$24,3011$1,415

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $313,000 ($104.40)
    Water Utilities: $181,000 ($60.37)
    Police Protection: $101,000 ($33.69)
    Regular Highways: $88,000 ($29.35)
    General - Other: $87,000 ($29.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $87,000 ($29.02)
    Financial Administration: $38,000 ($12.68)
    Central Staff Services: $27,000 ($9.01)
    Parks & Recreation: $19,000 ($6.34)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $9,000 ($3.00)
    General Public Buildings: $6,000 ($2.00)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($1.67)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($1.67)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $199,000 ($66.38)
    Regular Highways: $23,000 ($7.67)
    General Public Building: $11,000 ($3.67)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($2.00)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($0.67)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $172,000 ($57.37)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($4.67)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $171,000 ($57.04)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,000 ($1.33)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $121,000 ($40.36)
    All Other: $1,000 ($0.33)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $37,000 ($12.34)
    General Revenue, NEC: $10,000 ($3.34)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $182,000 ($60.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $106,000 ($35.36)
    Highways: $99,000 ($33.02)
  • Tax - Property: $281,000 ($93.73)
    NEC: $25,000 ($8.34)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $288,000 ($96.06)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $280,000 ($93.40)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $8,000 ($2.67)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,365,000 ($455.30)

5.39% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,542 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.39%
Maryland average:

6.59%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($303 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.04%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Frederick County, MD  1.34% ($42,546 average AGI)
from Franklin County, PA  0.51% ($33,129)
from Berkeley County, WV  0.37% ($34,255)


5.26% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,148 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.26%
Maryland average:

6.66%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($301 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.03%
Maryland average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Frederick County, MD  0.85% ($45,063 average AGI)
to Franklin County, PA  0.63% ($40,017)
to Berkeley County, WV  0.62% ($38,745)

Strongest AM radio stations in Smithsburg:

  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WHGT (1380 AM; 1 kW; WAYNESBORO, PA)
  • WTRI (1520 AM; daytime; 17 kW; BRUNSWICK, MD; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFMD (930 AM; 5 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXTR (820 AM; 4 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WJEJ (1240 AM; 1 kW; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HAGERSTOWN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WARK (1490 AM; 1 kW; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MANNING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBG (1590 AM; 5 kW; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Smithsburg:

  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • W219BE (91.7 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, NDBA)
  • WFRE (99.9 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W219BX (91.7 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WARX (106.9 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MANNING BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WWVZ (103.9 FM; BRADDOCK HEIGHTS, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WQCM (94.3 FM; GREENCASTLE, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCRH (90.5 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WAFY (103.1 FM; MIDDLETOWN, MD; Owner: FREDERICK BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WKMZ (95.9 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSRT (92.1 FM; MERCERSBURG, PA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WLTF (97.5 FM; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDLD (96.7 FM; HALFWAY, MD; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WIKZ (95.1 FM; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WWMD (101.5 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W228BA (93.5 FM; LEESBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WYCR (98.5 FM; YORK-HANOVER, PA; Owner: RADIO HANOVER, INC.)
  • WGTY (107.7 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: TIMES AND NEWS PUBLISHING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Smithsburg:

  • W51CY (Channel 51; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W42CK (Channel 42; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING)
  • WHAG-TV (Channel 25; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: QUORUM OF MARYLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WWPB (Channel 31; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WFPT (Channel 62; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W52AS (Channel 52; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Smithsburg fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Smithsburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 24m79ftTotal length
  • $1,570,000Total costs
  • 16,097Total average daily traffic
  • 830Total average daily truck traffic
  • 23,777Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 3Before 1900
  • 11900-1909
  • 31910-1919
  • 11970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Smithsburg, MD

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Smithsburg)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Smithsburg, MD)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Ringgold, 14016 Smithsburg Pike, Smithsburg, Md 21783 (Lat: 39.697778 Lon: -77.575889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQNL786
    Assigned Frequencies: 10935.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/16/2011, Expiration Date: 03/16/2021, Certifier: Ann E Flowers
    Registrant: Shenandoah Personal Communications, LLC, 500 Shentel Way, Edinburg, VA 22824, Phone: (540) 984-5303, Fax: (540) 984-8192, Email:
  • TOWER ROAD, 14042a Tower Road (Lat: 39.619222 Lon: -77.495083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 64 m, Call Sign: WQNR598
    Assigned Frequencies: 6123.10 MHz, 6093.45 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/29/2011, Expiration Date: 04/29/2021, Certifier: William E Adams Jr
    Registrant: Rcc Consultants, Inc, 19020 Quail Valley Blvd, Gaithersburg, MD 20879, Phone: (301) 330-9523, Fax: (301) 330-9524, Email:
  • RINGGOLD, 14016 Smithsburg Oike (Lat: 39.697806 Lon: -77.575889), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: WQQJ791
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/09/2013, Expiration Date: 01/09/2023, Certifier: John E Monday
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N. Greenville Ave, 1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Smithsburg)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: MOONEY AIRCRAFT CORP. M20K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-360 SER (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 231HF , Serial Number: 25-0258, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 11/26/1979
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Kenneth R Thompson, 12046 Appalachian Ct, Smithsburg, MD 21783, Other Owners: Shawn L Thompson
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-260 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3880W , Serial Number: 32-826, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 10/08/1966
    Registrant (Corporation): Specialized Communications, 20940 Twin Springs Dr, Smithsburg, MD 21783
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6959V , Serial Number: 22-1326, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 12/18/1975
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Kenneth R Thompson, 12046 Appalachian Ct, Smithsburg, MD 21783, Other Owners: Shawn L Thompson

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$275,7801$211,9807$217,611
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$121,770
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$03$226,030
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$276,115
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$131,560
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0113.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$211,1701$314,340
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0113.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 67
  • Hazardous Condition: 35
  • Service Call: 8
  • Good Intent Call: 22

Incident types - Smithsburg

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Smithsburg, MD
Most common first names in Smithsburg, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles4374.1 years
John4276.6 years
Mary3581.6 years
William3570.9 years
Robert3272.2 years
James2373.3 years
Harry2274.4 years
Margaret1979.4 years
Paul1874.7 years
Richard1870.9 years
Most common last names in Smithsburg, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4875.0 years
Kline3174.2 years
Miller2481.2 years
Martin2182.7 years
Lewis2076.6 years
Wolfe2077.4 years
Bowman2079.9 years
Toms1879.5 years
Pryor1769.0 years
Ridenour1377.7 years

Businesses in Smithsburg, MD

  • Rite Aid: 1
  • Subway: 1
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