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The location of Altoona Beach

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Welcome to Altoona Beach ...

Altoona Beach is located in Anne Arundel County.

A typical abbreviation for Altoona Beach: Altoona Bch.

Altoona Beach is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Communities near Altoona Beach ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Altoona Beach and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>.

Community   2016<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Annapolis   [Map]   39,418   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Arundel Village   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Baltimore   [Map]   614,664   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Bowie   [Map]   58,393   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Glen Burnie   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Highland Beach   [Map]   103   S   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

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 Altoona Beach. 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 Altoona Beach. 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 Altoona Beach.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Altoona Beach ...

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

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

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Altoona Beach. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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About Anne Arundel County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Anne Arundel County: www.co.anne-arundel.md.us/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Altoona Beach - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Altoona Beach. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Altoona Beach) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Altoona Beach. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1593, Longitude: -76.5402     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Altoona Beach have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Altoona Beach.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Altoona Beach.