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About Almond Valley
Almond Valley is located in Carroll County (Maryland).

Our Pages for Almond Valley ...

-profile   General information about Almond Valley
-nearby   What's in the neighborhood around Almond Valley
-bycounty   Nearest communities to Almond Valley (By-County)
-census   Census information for Almond Valley
-tidbits   Tidbits and trivia about Almond Valley
-genealogy   Our Genealogy Helper for Almond Valley
-cemeteries   Cemeteries in the area of Almond Valley
-localpapers   Newspapers published in the immediate area of Almond Valley
-newspapers   Newspapers published in a broader area around Almond Valley
-summary   Summarized information
-map   Interactive map centered on Almond Valley
-tripmap   TripAdvisor Tourism pages
-misc   Miscellaneous information
-wishlist   Things we would like to know about Almond Valley
-glossary   This page...

Glossary and Definitions ...

Area Code Overlay
An Overlay refers to the situation in which two (or more) area codes (eg- 410, 443, 667) serve the same geographic area. In the case of Almond Valley, area codes (443, 667) are the Overlays for (410, 443, 667).

The Overlay is necessary when the geographic area requires (or planners expect to need) more phone numbers than can be provided by a single area code.

When an Overlay is present, 10-digit dialing becomes necessary even for local calls. There are different types of Overlays, with each type having its own characteristics and dialing requirements.

If you would like to learn more about Overlays, we suggest the Wikipedia entry for Overlays.
GNIS Codes
The function of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN) is to establish uniform names for geographic features (eg- communities, mountains, lakes, rivers, streams, etc). The BGN was created to address the problems caused by spelling and naming variations. BGN–accepted names are kept in a database called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS), which is operated and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

A unique and permanent identifier has been assigned for each feature in the GNIS database. These names and identifiers are definitive.

Almond Valley has been given the GNIS Feature ID of '1696214'. Click here to see the GNIS Record for Almond Valley.