Nikep, Maryland

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Nikep, Maryland
Census-designated place
2016-06-18 15 07 10 View south along Maryland State Route 935 (Lower Georges Creek Road) between Nikep Street and Mine Street in Nikep, Allegany County, Maryland.jpg
Nikep is located in Maryland
Nikep is located in the US
Location within the state of Maryland
Coordinates: 39°33′02″N 78°59′50″W / 39.55056°N 78.99722°W / 39.55056; -78.99722Coordinates: 39°33′02″N 78°59′50″W / 39.55056°N 78.99722°W / 39.55056; -78.99722
Country United States
State Maryland
County Allegany
 • Total 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
 • Land 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,394 ft (425 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 116
 • Density 771/sq mi (297.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 24-55950
GNIS feature ID 2583666

Nikep (also known as Pekin) is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Allegany County, Maryland, United States.[1] As of the 2010 census it had a population of 116.[2]

Nikep is located in the Georges Creek Valley of western Allegany County, along the old route of Maryland Route 36. Lonaconing is 1.6 miles (2.6 km) to the northeast, and Westernport is 6.6 miles (10.6 km) to the southwest. Nekip (pekin) is the little sister to Moscow.


  1. ^ "Nikep (Populated Place)". Geographic Names Information System. U.S. Geological Survey. 2009-01-29. 
  2. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Nikep CDP, Maryland". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved May 28, 2013.