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Population in 2012: 2,987 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +39.2%
Males: 1,398  (46.8%)
Females: 1,589  (53.2%)

Median resident age:  32.9 years
Maryland median age:  34.4 years

Zip codes: 21783.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $71,866 (it was $50,795 in 2000)
Smithsburg:

$71,866
MD:

$71,122
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,375

Smithsburg town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $198,757 (it was $132,500 in 2000)
Smithsburg:

$198,757
MD:

$279,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $308,986; Detached houses: $316,368; Townhouses or other attached units: $229,347; In 2-unit structures: $186,919; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $549,763

Median gross rent in 2012: $729.

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  • White alone - 2,646 (88.9%)
  • Black alone - 122 (4.1%)
  • Hispanic - 120 (4.0%)
  • Two or more races - 47 (1.6%)
  • Asian alone - 31 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Smithsburg: 103.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (29.9%), Irish (11.3%), English (6.6%), United States (5.9%), 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: 3,274 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Smithsburg:

  • High school or higher: 92.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Smithsburg town:

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 63.0%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 7.1%

78 residents are foreign born (0.7% Europe).

This town:  2.6%
Maryland:  14.3%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Smithsburg, Maryland as of October 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Smithsburg to the number of sex offenders is 427 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,373 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,995 (0.9%)

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
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000010100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.036.30.033.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 000002000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.069.80.00.00.00.033.30.0
Assaults 639654482311
per 100,000 275.5135.7383.6229.3181.7139.5132.0265.966.699.633.333.1
Burglaries 5128479785847
per 100,000 229.6542.7341.0152.8254.4313.9230.9265.9166.6265.7133.2231.8
Thefts 17274031303734134251425
per 100,000 780.51221.21705.01184.61090.11290.51121.7432.0133.2830.3466.2827.8
Auto thefts 120112120000
per 100,000 45.990.50.038.236.369.833.066.50.00.00.00.0
Arson 0011N/A0000000
per 100,000 0.00.042.638.2N/A0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 110.4126.2175.7111.4135.0133.2121.298.231.674.746.458.2

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Crime rate in Smithsburg detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 5 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.32
Maryland average:

2.45

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.4%
Maryland:

7.0%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +833 (+63.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Top executives (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Smithsburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 44% greater 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 below Maryland state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 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 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 77.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 78.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

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, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Smithsburg:

  • FMC - ROBINWOOD (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • MERITUS MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 7 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • CUMBERLAND VALLEY SURGERY CENTER (Hospital, about 7 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)

Political contributions by individuals in Smithsburg, 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:

  • Frederick Community College (about 17 miles; Frederick, MD; Full-time enrollment: 2,359)
  • Shepherd University (about 20 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; FT enrollment: 3,351)
  • Gettysburg College (about 22 miles; Gettysburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,517)
  • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (about 28 miles; Shippensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,920)
  • American Public University System (about 30 miles; Charles Town, WV; FT enrollment: 5,448)
  • Dickinson College (about 43 miles; Carlisle, PA; FT enrollment: 2,340)
  • Montgomery College (about 44 miles; Rockville, MD; FT enrollment: 10,379)

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.5. This is about average.
City:

32.5
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.89. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.89
U.S.:

9.59

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

TOWN OF SMITHSBURG DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM (Population served: 2500, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUN-1997. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (MAR-24-1998), St Compliance achieved (AUG-21-1998), Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-01-1998)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAY-1997. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (MAR-24-1998), Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-01-1998)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In APR-1997. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (MAR-24-1998), Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-01-1998)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAR-1997. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (MAR-24-1998), Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-01-1998)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In FEB-1997. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (MAR-24-1998), Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-01-1998)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JAN-1997. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (DEC-01-1997), Fed FAO issued (MAR-24-1998), Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-01-1998)
  • 4 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and AUG-06-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2003), St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2003)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.7%
(4.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.4% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Smithsburg, MD

Smithsburg compared to Maryland state average:

Smithsburg, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Smithsburg travel time to work - commute


Smithsburg mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (84%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.74%
Here44.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristAssemblies of God
Adherents18.2%18.1%14.5%5.2%4.2%
Congregations13.9%4.8%10.7%5.9%3.2%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)Church of the BrethrenSouthern Baptist ConventionOther
Adherents4.0%3.8%3.5%3.4%25.1%
Congregations4.8%2.7%5.9%5.3%42.8%
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: 25
This county:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Washington County:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.83 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

6.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.2%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.8%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Washington County:

12.9%
Maryland:

15.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,046$24,5520$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,685$44,2201$877
Police Protection - Officers 4$12,760$38,2800$0
Police - Other 1$1,431$17,1720$0
Streets and Highways 2$5,700$34,2001$709
Totals for Government 9$25,622$34,1632$1,586

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $313,000 ($104.79)
    Water Utilities: $181,000 ($60.60)
    Police Protection: $101,000 ($33.81)
    Regular Highways: $88,000 ($29.46)
    General - Other: $87,000 ($29.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $87,000 ($29.13)
    Financial Administration: $38,000 ($12.72)
    Central Staff Services: $27,000 ($9.04)
    Parks & Recreation: $19,000 ($6.36)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $9,000 ($3.01)
    General Public Buildings: $6,000 ($2.01)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($1.67)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($1.67)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $199,000 ($66.62)
    Regular Highways: $23,000 ($7.70)
    General Public Building: $11,000 ($3.68)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($2.01)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($0.67)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $172,000 ($57.58)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($4.69)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $171,000 ($57.25)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,000 ($1.34)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $121,000 ($40.51)
    All Other: $1,000 ($0.33)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $37,000 ($12.39)
    General Revenue, NEC: $10,000 ($3.35)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $182,000 ($60.93)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $106,000 ($35.49)
    Highways: $99,000 ($33.14)
  • Tax - Property: $281,000 ($94.07)
    NEC: $25,000 ($8.37)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $288,000 ($96.42)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $280,000 ($93.74)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $8,000 ($2.68)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,365,000 ($456.98)

7.23% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,964 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.23%
Maryland average:

7.95%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($414 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.09%
Maryland average:

0.25%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Frederick County, MD  2.30% ($49,550 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, MD  0.84% ($53,281)
from Franklin County, PA  0.47% ($34,733)


6.19% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,417 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.19%
Maryland average:

8.13%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($190 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.04%
Maryland average:

0.13%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Franklin County, PA  1.32% ($51,267 average AGI)
to Frederick County, MD  0.79% ($37,246)
to Berkeley County, WV  0.58% ($43,625)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Smithsburg, Maryland:
  • Fatal accident count: 35
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 46
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 16
  • Fatalities: 41
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 88
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Maryland average:
  • Fatal accident count: 266
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 385
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 64
  • Fatalities: 286
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 689
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 93

See more detailed statistics of Smithsburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 15
Total length: 24 meters (79ft)
Total costs: $1,570,000
Total average daily traffic: 16,097
Total average daily truck traffic: 830
Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic: 23,777

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • Before 1900: 3
  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 3
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 5
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 1
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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