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Welcome to White Marsh ...

White Marsh is located in Baltimore County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of White Marsh, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1887.

White Marsh is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

The ZIP code for White Marsh: 21162<5>

Communities Also Named White Marsh ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named White Marsh - it's located in Virginia.

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

Communities near White Marsh ...

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

  • Baltimore
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
  • Aberdeen
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • 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 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 <6>
  • Bel Air
    (11 miles [17.7 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 <6>
  • 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 <6>
  • Betterton
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Betterton
    • Betterton is located in Kent County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 311 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Betterton <6>
  • Bowleys Quarters
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bowleys Quarters have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowleys Quarters
    • Bowleys Quarters is located in Baltimore County
  • Carney
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carney have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carney
    • Carney is located in Baltimore County
  • Fontana Village
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest)
    • 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
  • Kingsville
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kingsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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 <6>
  • Marine Oak Village
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marine Oak Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marine Oak Village
    • Marine Oak Village 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 White Marsh. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for White Marsh.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for White Marsh ...

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

Adding White Marsh to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of White Marsh 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 White Marsh was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the White Marsh post office opened in 1887.

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for White Marsh.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for White Marsh. 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 White Marsh - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for White Marsh, 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 White Marsh). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether White Marsh or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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