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Detmold, Maryland
Census-designated place
Country United States
State Maryland
County Allegany
Area
 • Total 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
 • Land 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,410 ft (430 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 71
 • Density 454/sq mi (175.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 24-22825
GNIS feature ID 2583608

Detmold 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 71.

It is in western Allegany County along Maryland Route 36, which leads north 9 miles (14 km) to Frostburg and 7 miles (11 km) south to Westernport. The town is in the valley of Georges Creek between two high ridges: Big Savage Mountain to the northwest, and Dans Mountain to the southeast. The Town is named for Christian Edward Detmold of Lonaconing Iron Furnace fame. It is south of Lonaconing, along route 36. It had a population of 71 in 2010.


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