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Welcome to Academy Heights ...

Academy Heights is located in Baltimore County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Academy Heights: Academy Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Academy Heights is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Academy Heights lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Academy Heights: (410), (443)<4> and (667).

Websites for Academy Heights ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.baltcountycc.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Academy Heights, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Academy Heights ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Academy Heights - it's located in Utah.

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

Communities near Academy Heights ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Academy Heights.

  • Baltimore [Baltimore City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baltimore
    • Baltimore [Baltimore City] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Academy Heights
    • Estimated population in 2019: 593,490 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baltimore
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baltimore<6>
  • Laurel [Prince George's County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel
    • Laurel [Prince George's County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Academy Heights
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,631 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel<6>
  • Sykesville [Carroll County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sykesville
    • Sykesville [Carroll County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Academy Heights
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,958 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sykesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sykesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sykesville<6>
  • Brookeville [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookeville
    • Brookeville [Montgomery County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Academy Heights
    • Estimated population in 2019: 144 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookeville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookeville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Elkridge [Howard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkridge
      • Elkridge [Howard County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Academy Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elkridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Elkridge:
      • Elk Ridge Landing
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkridge<6>
    • Ellicott City [Howard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellicott City
      • Ellicott City [Howard County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Academy Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellicott City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Ellicott City:
      • Ellicott's Mills
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellicott City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellicott City<6>
    • Lansdowne-Baltimore Highlands [Baltimore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lansdowne-Baltimore Highlands
      • Lansdowne-Baltimore Highlands [Baltimore County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Academy Heights
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lansdowne-Baltimore Highlands
    • Lawyers Hill [Howard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lawyers Hill
      • Lawyers Hill [Howard County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Academy Heights
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawyers Hill
    • Linwood [Howard County]
    • Lochearn [Baltimore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lochearn
      • Lochearn [Baltimore County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Academy Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lochearn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lochearn

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Academy Heights. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Academy Heights.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Academy Heights. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Academy Heights.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Academy Heights. See our Newspapers Page for Academy Heights.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Academy Heights ...

Looking for more information about Academy Heights? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Academy Heights, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Academy Heights.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Academy Heights. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Baltimore County: www.co.ba.md.us/

The official website for State of Maryland: www.maryland.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Maryland's counties, including Baltimore, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Academy Heights - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Academy Heights, area code (443, 667) is an overlay.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Academy Heights) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Academy Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2821, Longitude: -76.7227       In this case, the coordinates for Academy Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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