About Taneytown, Maryland
Coordinates: 39°39?26?N 77°10?14?W? / ?39.65722°N 77.17056°W? / 39.65722; -77.17056Coordinates: 39°39?26?N 77°10?14?W? / ?39.65722°N 77.17056°W? / 39.65722; -77.17056James L McCarron Jr.2.9 sq mi (7.5 km2)2.9 sq mi (7.5 km2)0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2) ? Density 1,781.1/sq mi (687.7/km2)Taneytown (TAW-nee-town) is a city in Carroll County, Maryland, United States. The population was 5,128 at the 2000 census. Taneytown was founded in 1754. Of the town George Washington once wrote "Tan-nee town is but a small place with only the Street through wch. the road passes, built on. The buildings are principally of wood." Taneytown has a history museum that displays the history of the town for visitors and citizens to see. The Bullfrog Road Bridge was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.