Federalsburg, Maryland

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Federalsburg is a town in Caroline County, Maryland, United States. The population was 2,620 at the 2000 census. The ZIP code is 21632. The primary phone exchange is 754 and the area code is 410.

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Town features

Claims to fame include a Federalist Party meeting in the early 19th century that gave the town its name and also being host to three Eastern Shore Baseball League minor league teams – the Athletics, Little A's, and Feds.

The town is the home of the radio station WTDK also known as THE DUCK.

The town hosted the 58th Annual Delmarva Chicken Festival in 2007 at Marshy Hope Marina Park, the second time it has done so.

Geography

Federalsburg is located at 38°41′28″N 75°46′24″W / 38.69111°N 75.77333°W / 38.69111; -75.77333 (38.691126, -75.773296)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.2 km²), of which, 2.0 square miles (5.1 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (2.49%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,620 people, 1,045 households, and 714 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,341.5 people per square mile (518.8/km²). There were 1,130 housing units at an average density of 578.6/sq mi (223.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 58.93% White, 36.83% African American, 0.31% Native American, 0.65% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.38% from other races, and 2.86% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.11% of the population.

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