Galena, Maryland

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Galena Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles SW of Wilmington, Delaware (center to center)
Nearest Large City 39 miles E of Baltimore, Maryland
County Kent
Standard Zip Codes 21635
Phone Area Codes 410
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.34
Longitude -75.879

Galena Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.2 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 42 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches
Distance 17.7 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 41 F
Apr Temp 44 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 87 F
Oct Temp 47 to 68 F
Annual Precip 44.2 inches
Station DOVER
Distance 23.5 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 44 F
Apr Temp 44 to 65 F
Jul Temp 68 to 87 F
Oct Temp 49 to 69 F
Annual Precip 46.2 inches
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Galena Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 428 100%
Male 195 45.6%
Female 233 54.4%
Under 18 101 23.6%
18+ 327 76.4%
65+ 96 22.4%
Median Age 42.6
Average Family Size 2.85
White 410 95.8%
African-American 15 3.5%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.7%

Estimated Galena Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 473
Growth 45
Growth % 10.5%

Galena Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 20.7%
US/American 19.5%
English 19.2%
Irish 16.1%
Italian 7.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.7%
Scottish 2.3%
Dutch 1.5%
Welsh 1.5%
Scandinavian 1.5%
Norwegian 1.5%
Ukrainian 0.8%
Polish 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Celtic 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Galena, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Golts (21635)

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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Galena 428 $53,068
Betterton 376 $38,750
Cecilton 474 $41,563
Chesapeake City 787 $52,813
Chestertown 4,746 $40,960
Millington 416 $48,750
Sudlersville 391 $50,208
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