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Nikep, Maryland
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, Maryland is located in Maryland
Nikep, Maryland
Nikep, Maryland
Location in Maryland
Nikep, Maryland is located in the United States
Nikep, Maryland
Nikep, Maryland
Location in the United States
Country  United States
State  Maryland
County Flag of Allegany County, Maryland.png Allegany
Area
 • Total 0.15 sq mi (0.39 km2)
 • Land 0.15 sq mi (0.39 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,394 ft (425 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 95
 • Density 633.33/sq mi (243.76/km2)
Time zone UTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC−4 (EDT)
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. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 116.

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. The origins for the name "Nikep" are obscure.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2020 95
U.S. Decennial Census
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