Ellerslie, Maryland

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Ellerslie, Maryland
Census-designated place
Ellerslie is located in Maryland
Location within the State of Maryland
Ellerslie is located in the US
Ellerslie (the US)
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
 • Total 0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
 • Land 0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 733 ft (223 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 572
 • Density 1,505/sq mi (581.0/km2)
Time zone UTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP codes 21529
Area code(s) 301
FIPS code 24-25925
GNIS feature ID 2583613

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]


Ellerslie lies along Maryland Route 35, 7 miles (11 km) north of Cumberland next to the Pennsylvania-Maryland state line. To the north, Pennsylvania Route 96 extends 8 miles (13 km) to Hyndman, Pennsylvania and 31 miles (50 km) to Bedford, Pennsylvania. 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. 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. 

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