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Grahamtown, Maryland
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)
1,880 ft (570 m)
 • Total 364
 • Density 2,518/sq mi (972.3/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 24-34425
GNIS feature ID 2583634

Grahamtown is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Allegany County, Maryland, United States, located at the southeast edge of Frostburg. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 364. It is part of the Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The town takes its name from Curtin Graham, who owned a farmhouse at this site, surrounded by several small service buildings in the 1880s. A fire gutted the farmhouse in 1995, leaving only an uninhabited shell. Grahamtown is also known as Wright's Crossing, marking the point where Maryland Route 36 crosses Welsh Hill.

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