Tantallon, Maryland

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Unincorporated community and former Census-designated place (CDP)
Tantallon is located in Maryland
Location within the state of Maryland
Tantallon is located in the US
Tantallon (the US)
Coordinates: 38°43′26″N 77°1′00″W / 38.72389°N 77.01667°W / 38.72389; -77.01667Coordinates: 38°43′26″N 77°1′00″W / 38.72389°N 77.01667°W / 38.72389; -77.01667
Country United States
State Maryland
County Prince Georges
Elevation 39 ft (12 m)
Population (1980)
 • Total 9,945
Time zone UTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP codes 20744
FIPS code 24-76825[1]
GNIS feature ID 598151[2]

Tantallon is an unincorporated community in Prince George's County, Maryland, United States. Although a separate community, it is a part of the census-designated place (CDP) of Fort Washington.[3] The ZIP code for the community is 20744. Tantallon reported as a census-designated place by the U.S. Census Bureau in 1980, which included much of the northern half of Fort Washington's census area.[4] The population recorded was 9,945.[5]


Tantallon is located at 38.7 degrees north, 77.0 degrees west (38.724, −77.01);[6] or about 12 miles south-southeast of Washington, D.C..[7] The elevation for the community is 39 feet above sea level.[2]


The community of Tantallon is served by the Prince George's County Public Schools system, which serves the entire county.


  1. ^ Tantallon, Maryland Archived 2013-09-17 at Archive.is. Roadside Thoughts. Retrieved 2013-09-17.
  2. ^ a b Tantallon - Maryland Gazetteer. Hometown Locator. Retrieved 2013-09-17.
  3. ^ 1990 Census of Population - Maryland. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-07-19.
  4. ^ 1980 census of population: part 1. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2913-09-17.
  5. ^ County and city data book, Pages 1-416. 1983. Retrieved 2013-09-17.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. ^ Distance between Tantallon (Prince George's County,Maryland) and Washington (District of Columbia). Retrieved 2013-09-17.