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Welcome to Kenwood ...

Kenwood is located in Baltimore County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Kenwood, 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.

Kenwood is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Websites for Kenwood ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.baltcountycc.com/

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

Communities Also Named Kenwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Maryland communities named Kenwood: This one is located in Baltimore County and the other is located in Montgomery County.

Beyond Maryland, there are 38 communities that are also named Kenwood - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado (2), Georgia (2), Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota (2), Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana, New Jersey, New York (2), Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia (4) and Washington.

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

Communities near Kenwood ...

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

  • Baltimore
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
  • Bel Air
    (15 miles [24.1 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>
  • Rock Hall
    (19 miles [30.6 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>
  • Hartland Village
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartland Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartland Village
    • Hartland Village is located in Baltimore County
  • Loch Raven Village
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loch Raven Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loch Raven Village
    • Loch Raven Village is located in Baltimore County
  • Northwind Village
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
    • 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
  • Perry Hall Village
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
    • 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
  • Silver Gate Village
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver Gate Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver Gate Village
    • Silver Gate Village is located in Baltimore County
  • White Marsh
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
    • 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>
  • Charles Village
    (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Charles Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charles Village
    • Charles Village is located in Baltimore City

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kenwood ...

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

Adding Kenwood to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Kenwood on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Maryland (1911).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Kenwood.

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









 

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