Rawlings, Maryland

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Rawlings, Maryland
Census-designated place
Rawlings, Maryland is located in Maryland
Rawlings, Maryland
Location within the state of Maryland
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
 • Total 0.9 sq mi (2.3 km2)
 • Land 0.9 sq mi (2.3 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 750 ft (230 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 693
 • Density 777/sq mi (300.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 21557
FIPS code 24-65150
GNIS feature ID 2583680

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 for 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.