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Welcome to Bloomsbury ...

Bloomsbury is located in Baltimore County<1>.

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

Bloomsbury is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Bloomsbury is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (410), (443)<4> & (667).

Websites for Bloomsbury ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.baltcountycc.com/

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

Communities Also Named Bloomsbury ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Bloomsbury - they are located in Alberta and New Jersey.

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

Communities near Bloomsbury ...

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

  • Baltimore
  • Laurel
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel
    • Laurel lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Bloomsbury.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,548 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
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sykesville
    • Sykesville lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Bloomsbury.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,973 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
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookeville
    • Brookeville lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Bloomsbury.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 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>
  • Lansdowne-Baltimore Highlands
  • Linwood
  • Patapsco
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Patapsco
    • Patapsco lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Bloomsbury.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patapsco
  • Woodlawn
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodlawn
    • Woodlawn lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Bloomsbury.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodlawn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodlawn
  • Daniels ‑ Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daniels
    • Daniels was located 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Bloomsbury.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Daniels have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former names for Daniels:
    • Alberton
    • Elsyville
  • Gwynn Oak
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gwynn Oak
    • Gwynn Oak lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Bloomsbury.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gwynn Oak have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gwynn Oak
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gwynn Oak<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bloomsbury ...

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

Adding Bloomsbury to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Bloomsbury was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Bloomsbury on our Genealogy Page.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bloomsbury. 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 Bloomsbury - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Bloomsbury, 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bloomsbury) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bloomsbury. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2640, Longitude: -76.7297       In this case, the coordinates for Bloomsbury 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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