Rawlings, Maryland

Summary

Rawlings, Maryland
Rawlings, Maryland is located in Maryland
Rawlings, Maryland
Location within the State of Maryland
Rawlings, Maryland is located in the United States
Rawlings, Maryland
Rawlings, Maryland (the United States)
Coordinates: 39°32′4″N 78°53′0″W / 39.53444°N 78.88333°W / 39.53444; -78.88333Coordinates: 39°32′4″N 78°53′0″W / 39.53444°N 78.88333°W / 39.53444; -78.88333
Country United States
State Maryland
County Allegany
Area
 • Total0.9 sq mi (2.3 km2)
 • Land0.9 sq mi (2.3 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
750 ft (230 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total693
 • Density777/sq mi (300.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
21557
FIPS code24-65150
GNIS feature ID2583680

Rawlings is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Allegany County, Maryland, United States, on the McMullen Highway (U.S. Route 220). As of the 2010 census, the Rawlings CDP had a population of 693.[1]

The community was named after Moses Rawlings, an officer in the Revolutionary War.[2] It was originally known as "Rawlings Station" after a post office was established on the railroad there on March 7, 1856.

References

  1. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Rawlings CDP, Maryland". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved May 29, 2013.
  2. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1940). Maryland, a Guide to the Old Line State. WPA. p. 517. ISBN 978-1-62376-019-9.