Ellerslie, Maryland


Ellerslie, Maryland
Ellerslie is located in Maryland
Location within the State of Maryland
Ellerslie is located in the United States
Ellerslie (the United States)
Coordinates: 39°43′13″N 78°46′26″W / 39.72028°N 78.77389°W / 39.72028; -78.77389Coordinates: 39°43′13″N 78°46′26″W / 39.72028°N 78.77389°W / 39.72028; -78.77389
Country United States
State Maryland
County Allegany
 • Total0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
 • Land0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
733 ft (223 m)
 • Total572
 • Density1,505/sq mi (581.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
Area code(s)301
FIPS code24-25925
GNIS feature ID2583613

Ellerslie is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Allegany County, Maryland, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 572.[1] Ellerslie is part of the Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The community is named for Elderslie, Scotland, the birthplace of Scottish hero William Wallace.[2]


In the early twentieth century, Ellerslie contained a planing mill and a Standard Oil Company pumping station.[3]


Ellerslie lies along Maryland Route 35, 7 miles (11 km) north of Cumberland and is next to the Pennsylvania-Maryland state line. To the north, Pennsylvania Route 96 extends 8 miles (13 km) to Hyndman and 31 miles (50 km) to Bedford. The town is situated in the valley of Wills Creek, between the parallel ridges of Little Allegheny Mountain to the west and Wills Mountain to the east.


  1. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Ellerslie CDP, Maryland". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved May 24, 2013.
  2. ^ Kenny, Hamill (1984). The Placenames of Maryland : their origin and meaning. Baltimore, Md.: Maryland Historical Society. p. 85. ISBN 0-938420-28-3.
  3. ^ Parker, Willis, Bolster, Ashe, & Marsh, Horatio N., Bailey, R.H., W.W., & M.C. (1907). The Potomac River Basin. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office. p. 219. Retrieved June 21, 2020.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)

External links

  • Ellerslie Volunteer Fire Company
  • Ellerslie Information and History