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Welcome to Fullerton ...

Fullerton is located in Baltimore County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Fullerton, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1883.

Fullerton is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Websites for Fullerton ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.baltcountycc.com/

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

Communities Also Named Fullerton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 16 communities that are also named Fullerton - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Illinois, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Pennsylvania (2) and Texas.

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

Communities near Fullerton ...

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

  • Baltimore
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
  • Bel Air
    (14 miles [22.5 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>
  • Essex
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Essex have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Essex
    • Essex is located in Baltimore County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Essex <5>
  • Middle River
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middle River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middle River
    • Middle River is located in Baltimore County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middle River <5>
  • Wampler Village
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wampler Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wampler Village
    • Wampler Village is located in Baltimore County
  • White Marsh
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Marsh have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Marsh
    • White Marsh is located in Baltimore County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White Marsh <5>
  • Dulaney Village
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
    • 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
  • Glen Arm
    (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
  • Hampton Village
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
    • 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
  • Hampton
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hampton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hampton
    • Hampton 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 Fullerton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fullerton.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fullerton ...

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

Adding Fullerton to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From that list, the Fullerton post office opened in 1883.

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Fullerton.

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