Bladensburg, Maryland




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A Taste of Bladensburg, Maryland

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT BLADENSBURG?

  1. Bladensburg is a town in Prince George's County, Maryland, United States. The population was 9,148 at the 2010 census.

  2. Bladensburg is 8.6 miles (13.8 km) from central Washington, DC. Areas in Bladensburg have the ZIP code 20710.

  3. Bladensburg remained a small town throughout the rest of the 19th century with modest development and infrastructure improvements. A major attraction in Bladensburg from the 18th century through the 20th century was the Spa Springs. Thought to be a cure for various illnesses, the springs attracted visitors from throughout the region and was reachable by the Washington, Spa Spring and Gretta Railroad. Another attraction was the Bladensburg Dueling Grounds or Dueling Creek, the site of many famous duels until after the American Civil War. The town was incorporated in 1854. Schools and churches were constructed, including the first Freedmen's Bureau school for African Americans in 1866. The town experienced its most significant growth in the early 20th century with the construction of the first two residential sections of the town in 1914 and 1917. Named Decatur Heights, the subdivisions had gridded streets platted on the north and south sides of Annapolis Road. The town was enlarged again in 1947 by the Sunnybrook subdivision. The mid to late 20th century brought additional residential construction in the form of single-family houses and apartment complexes, as well as the construction of the Bladensburg Shopping Center.

  4. The median income for a household in the town was $34,966, and the median income for a family was $41,394.

Radio Stations
WEAA 88.9 FM Baltimore, MD Jazz
WCSP 90.1 FM Washington, DC News/Talk
WERQ 92.3 FM Baltimore, MD Hip Hop
WWXT 92.7 FM Prince Frederick, MD Sports
WKYS 93.9 FM Washington, DC Hip Hop
WPGC 95.5 FM Morningside, MD Hip Hop
WHUR 96.3 FM Washington, DC Urban Contemporary
WNEW 99.1 FM Bowie, MD News
WIHT 99.5 FM Washington, DC Top-40
WMMJ 102.3 FM Bethesda, MD Urban Contemporary
WTOP 103.5 FM Washington, DC News
WPRS 104.1 FM Waldorf, MD Gospel Music
WZFT 104.3 FM Baltimore, MD Top-40
WMAL 105.9 FM Woodbridge, VA News/Talk
WJFK 106.7 FM Manassas, VA Sports
WSPZ 570 AM Bethesda, MD Sports
WCAO 600 AM Baltimore, MD Gospel Music
WMAL 630 AM Washington, DC News/Talk
WYCB 1340 AM Washington, DC Gospel Music

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Demographics of Bladensburg, Maryland

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

16.42%

70.92%

0.34%

2.52%

13.07%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Businesses in Bladensburg, Maryland


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. Anyiams Creations International - 5314 Annapolis Road, Bladensburg, MD 20710 (301) 277-5789

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CHURCHES



  1. Bladensburg Seventh-day Adventist Church -  4105 54th Street Bladensburg, MD 20710 (301) 277-5911  - (visit website)

  2. Word Of God A.M.E. Zion Church -  Hyattsville/Decatur Heights Love Center 4109 Edmonston Road @ Route 450 Bladensburg, MD 20710 (301) 864-3437

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