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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 Placer County.

When the people of Baltimore referred to themselves (known as a demonym), they are believed to have used Baltimorean<2>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Baltimore is 2,870 feet [875 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Baltimore is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Baltimore was located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Baltimore still existed, it would have been in the (530) area code.

Communities near Baltimore ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Baltimore and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Applegate   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Auburn   [Map]   13,997   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Colfax   [Map]   2,005   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Georgetown   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Grass Valley   [Map]   12,987   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Iowa Hill   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 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 Alabama, 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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Baltimore. We make it easy to see an overhead 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:

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Placer County: www.placer.ca.gov/

The official website for State of California: www.state.ca.us/



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>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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<3>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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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Baltimore. 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Baltimore. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0152, Longitude: -120.8302     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Baltimore have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>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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