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Welcome to Bengies ...

Bengies is located in Baltimore County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Bengies, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1890.

Bengies is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Bengies: (410), (443)<4> & (667).

Websites for Bengies ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.baltcountycc.com/

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

Communities near Bengies ...

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

  • Baltimore
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
  • Aberdeen
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aberdeen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aberdeen
    • Aberdeen is located in Harford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,964 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aberdeen <5>
  • Bel Air
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bel Air
    • Bel Air is located in Harford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,266 people
    • Former names for Bel Air:
    • Belle Air
    • Belle Aire
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bel Air <5>
  • Rock Hall
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rock Hall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rock Hall
    • Rock Hall is located in Kent County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,255 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rock Hall <5>
  • Betterton
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Betterton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Betterton
    • Betterton is located in Kent County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 311 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Betterton <5>
  • Perry Hall Village
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perry Hall Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Perry Hall Village
    • Perry Hall Village is located in Baltimore County
  • Bradshaw
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
  • Garden Village Park
    (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garden Village Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garden Village Park
    • Garden Village Park is located in Baltimore County
  • North Point Village
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Point Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Point Village
    • North Point Village is located in Baltimore County
  • Northwind Village
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northwind Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Northwind Village
    • Northwind Village is located in Baltimore County

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 Bengies. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bengies.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bengies. 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 Bengies.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bengies ...

Looking for more information about Bengies? 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 Bengies, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Bengies.

Adding Bengies to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Bengies in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Bengies was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Bengies post office opened in 1890.

We also found Bengies in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Bengies.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bengies. 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 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 Bengies - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Bengies, area code (443, 667) is an overlay.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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