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Welcome to Upper Falls ...

Upper Falls is located in Baltimore County<1>.

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

Upper Falls is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

The ZIP code for Upper Falls: 21156<5>

Websites for Upper Falls ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.baltcountycc.com/

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

Communities Also Named Upper Falls ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Upper Falls - it's located in West Virginia.

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

Communities near Upper Falls ...

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

  • Baltimore [Baltimore City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baltimore
    • Baltimore [Baltimore City] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Upper Falls
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 586,131 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baltimore
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baltimore<7>
  • Aberdeen [Harford County]
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    • Aberdeen [Harford County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Upper Falls
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,964 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aberdeen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aberdeen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aberdeen<7>
  • Havre de Grace [Harford County]
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    • Havre de Grace [Harford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Upper Falls
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,147 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Havre de Grace have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Havre de Grace
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Havre de Grace<7>
  • Bel Air [Harford County]
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    • Bel Air [Harford County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Upper Falls
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,266 people
    • Former names for Bel Air:
    • Belle Air
    • Belle Aire
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bel Air
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bel Air<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Perryville [Cecil County]
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      • Perryville [Cecil County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Upper Falls
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,449 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perryville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Perryville<7>
    • Port Deposit [Cecil County]
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      • Port Deposit [Cecil County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Upper Falls
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 766 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Deposit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Deposit
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Deposit<7>
    • Betterton [Kent County]
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      • Betterton [Kent County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Upper Falls
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 311 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Betterton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Betterton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Betterton<7>
    • Benson [Harford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Benson
      • Benson [Harford County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the north of Upper Falls
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Benson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Benson
    • Bird River Beach [Baltimore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bird River Beach
      • Bird River Beach [Baltimore County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the south of Upper Falls
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bird River Beach
    • Edgewater Village [Harford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edgewater Village
      • Edgewater Village [Harford County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the east of Upper Falls
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edgewater Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edgewater Village

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Upper Falls ...

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

Adding Upper Falls to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Upper Falls 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 Upper Falls was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

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About Baltimore County

About Maryland

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Upper Falls. 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 Upper Falls - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Upper Falls, area code (443, 667) is an overlay.
<5>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 Upper Falls). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Upper Falls or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Upper Falls) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Upper Falls. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Upper FallsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Upper Falls. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4373, Longitude: -76.4033       In this case, the coordinates for Upper Falls have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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