A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Baltimore ...
When the people of Baltimore refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Baltimorean<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Baltimore has a population of 611,648 people<2> (see below for details).
The coastal city of Baltimore was established in 1729.
Baltimore is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Baltimore lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Baltimore: (410), (443)<4> and (667).
The ZIP codes for Baltimore: 21201-21203, 21205-21206, 21209-21218, 21223-21224, 21229-21231, 21233, 21235, 21239-21241, 21250-21252, 21263-21265, 21268, 21270, 21273-21275, 21278-21285, 21287-21290, 21297-21298<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Baltimore had a population of 620,961 people (or 100% of the total population of Baltimore City). This makes Baltimore the county's most populous community.
The population of Baltimore represents 10.76% of the total population of Maryland (which has 5,773,552 people), making it the state's most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 620,961 people, the population of Baltimore decreased 4.64% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 651,154 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Baltimore had an population of 611,648 people. This is a decrease of 1.5% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.07% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Baltimore.
Communities near Baltimore ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities, 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, California, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), 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.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Baltimore:
Websites for Baltimore ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Baltimore ...
Looking for more information about Baltimore? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Baltimore, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Baltimore.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Baltimore: www.ci.baltimore.md.us/
The official website for State of Maryland: www.maryland.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Dec 2018