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Baltimore, Alabama

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Welcome to Baltimore ...

So far, we have found very little information about Baltimore. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Baltimore to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Baltimore, please Contact Us.

Baltimore would have been located within present day Cullman County.

The location of Baltimore has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

When the people of Baltimore referred to themselves (known as a demonym), they are believed to have used Baltimorean<3>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Baltimore is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: The area where Baltimore was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Baltimore still existed, it would have been in the (256) and (938)<5> area codes.

Communities near Baltimore ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<6>.

Community   2017<7>
Cullman   [Map]   15,385   N   18 miles [29 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,906   S   18 miles [29 km]
Good Hope   [Map]   2,305   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Graysville   [Map]   2,094   S   18 miles [29 km]
Hanceville   [Map]   3,391   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Kimberly   [Map]   3,173   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Baltimore.

Communities Also Named Baltimore ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named Baltimore - they are located in California, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Maryland, Michigan, New Brunswick, New York, North Carolina (2), Ohio (3), Ontario, Tennessee and Vermont.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Baltimore.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Baltimore. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Baltimore. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Baltimore.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Baltimore:

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Cullman County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Cullman County:

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Baltimore, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<3>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Baltimore refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Baltimore may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Baltimore - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Baltimore) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Baltimore. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Baltimore

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Baltimore. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9176, Longitude: -86.8869     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Baltimore have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<7>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Baltimore.

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