BALTIMORE CITY, MARYLAND

[City Seal, Baltimore, Maryland] Origin: Baltimore City was incorporated in 1796 (Chapter 68, Acts of 1796). The City name was derived from the Proprietary's Irish Barony. As a governmental unit, the City separated from Baltimore County in 1851.

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Population

1990 census: 736,014
2000 census: 651,154

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  • A Geologic Walking Tour of Building Stones of Downtown Baltimore, Maryland

    [photo, Harbor view, Baltimore, Maryland]

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    Harbor view, Baltimore, Maryland, September 2001. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


    [photo, Battle of North Point Monument, Calvert St. and Fayette St., Baltimore, Maryland] websites:
    Baltimore City: www.ci.baltimore.md.us
    City Council: www.baltimorecitycouncil.com
    City Government: www.ci.baltimore.md.us/government
    Community College: www.bccc.state.md.us
    Elections Board: www.ci.baltimore.md.us/government/elections
    Finance Dept.: www.ci.baltimore.md.us/government/finance
    Fire Dept.: www.ci.baltimore.md.us/government/fire
    Health Dept.: www.ci.baltimore.md.us/government/health
    Housing & Community Development Dept.: www.ci.baltimore.md.us/government/hcd
    Law Dept.: www.ci.baltimore.md.us/government/law.html
    Library: www.pratt.lib.md.us
    Mayor: www.ci.baltimore.md.us/mayor
    Planning Dept.: www.ci.baltimore.md.us/government/planning
    Police Dept.: www.ci.baltimore.md.us/government/police
    Public Works Dept.: www.ci.baltimore.md.us/government/dpw
    Recreation & Parks Dept.: www.ci.baltimore.md.us/government/recnparks
    State's Attorney: www.stattorney.org
    Social Services Dept.: www.dhr.state.md.us/baltocity.htm

    Battle of North Point Monument (before Mitchell Courthouse), Calvert St. & Fayette St., Baltimore, Maryland, June 2001. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


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     Maryland Manual On-Line, 2002

    November 5, 2002   
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