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Welcome to Glen Arm ...

Glen Arm is located in Baltimore County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Glen Arm, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

Glen Arm is 330 feet [101 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Glen Arm: (410), (443)<3> & (667).

The ZIP code for Glen Arm: 21057<4>

Websites for Glen Arm ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.baltcountycc.com/

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

Communities near Glen Arm ...

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

  • Baltimore
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
  • Aberdeen
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aberdeen have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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
    (9 miles [14.5 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>
  • New Freedom
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
  • Stewartstown
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stewartstown have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stewartstown
    • Stewartstown is located in York County (PA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,284 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stewartstown <5>
  • Fawn Grove
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
  • Bosley ‑ Historic
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bosley have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bosley
    • Bosley is located in Baltimore County
  • Carney
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carney have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carney
    • Carney is located in Baltimore County
  • Jerusalem Mills
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jerusalem Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jerusalem Mills
    • Jerusalem Mills is located in Baltimore County
  • Kingsville
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kingsville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingsville
    • Kingsville is located in Baltimore County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingsville <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 Glen Arm. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Glen Arm.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Glen Arm ...

Looking for more information about Glen Arm? 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 Glen Arm, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Glen Arm.

Adding Glen Arm to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Glen Arm 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 Glen Arm was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Glen Arm.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Glen Arm. 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Glen Arm - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Of the area codes for Glen Arm, area code (443, 667) is an overlay.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Glen Arm). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Glen Arm or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.









 

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