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Welcome to Carney ...

Carney is located in Baltimore County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Carney, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1888.

Carney is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area Codes for Carney: (410), (443)<4> and (667)

Websites for Carney ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.baltcountycc.com/

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

Communities Also Named Carney ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 13 communities that are also named Carney - they are located in Alabama, Iowa (2), Kansas (2), Louisiana, Michigan, Montana, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Carney ...

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

  • Baltimore
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
  • Bel Air
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
    • 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>
  • Bosley ‑ Historic
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bosley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bosley
    • Bosley is located in Baltimore County
  • Dulaney Valley ‑ Historic
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dulaney Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dulaney Valley
    • Dulaney Valley is located in Baltimore County
  • Dulaney Village
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dulaney Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dulaney Village
    • Dulaney Village is located in Baltimore County
  • Fontana Village
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fontana Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fontana Village
    • Fontana Village is located in Baltimore County
  • Garden Village Park
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)
    • 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
  • Glen Arm
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
  • Hampton Village
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hampton Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hampton Village
    • Hampton Village is located in Baltimore County
  • Nottingham
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nottingham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nottingham
    • Nottingham is located in Baltimore County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nottingham <5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Carney ...

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

Adding Carney to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Carney 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 Carney was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Carney post office opened in 1888.

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Carney.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Carney. 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 Carney - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Carney, 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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