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Morningside, Maryland

Administration
Full nameMorningside, Maryland
Official nameMorningside, Maryland
Settlement typeTown
CountryUnited States
StateMaryland
CountyPrince George's
Geography
Total Area0.6 sq mi (1.6 km2)
Land Area0.6 sq mi (1.6 km2)
Water Area0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation262 ft (79.9 m)
Demography
Total Population1295 (2000)
Density (pop.)869.2/km2 (2251.8/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
- Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code20746
Area code301
FIPS code24-53625
GNIS feature ID0597767

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Morningside is an incorporated town in Prince George's County, Maryland, United States. The population was 1,295 at the 2000 census. The town developed with the establishment of nearby Andrews Air Force Base and the federal Census Bureau. The government of the town is led by a mayor and town council. Morningside Elementary School and Benjamin Foulois Junior High School/Elementary/Creative and Performing Arts Academy (current) as well as Michael J Polley Neighborhood Park are located within the town limits. Morningside has one of the largest Veterans of Foreign Wars posts (chapters) in the entire country. Morningside is also the city of license of one of Washington, DC's most famous radio stations, from the 1960s to the present, WPGC and WPGC-FM.


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