BALTIMORE COUNTY MARYLAND
The name was derived from the barony of the Proprietor of the Maryland colony, Cecilius Calvert, 2nd Baron Baltimore, in County Longford, Ireland.
Baltimore County does not include the City of Baltimore, which was split off as an independent city in 1851.
The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) operates one light rail and one rapid transit in the Baltimore area.
The northern part of the county still remains wooded with open farm land. Most of Maryland's wineries are located
in the north central counties. Boordy Vineyards is Maryland's oldest family run vineyard established
in 1945. The Woodhall Wine Cellars established in
1983 now offers a variety of 12 wines. The Fire Museum of Maryland opened in 1971 ranks as one of the finest fire fighting museums in the United States, displaying apparatus from 1806 to 1957 with
horse drawn and self propelled fire engines.
|Size: 682 Square Miles|
|County Seat: Towson|
|Government Form: Charter since 1956 |
|Population 2000: 754,292 |
|Median income for a household (2000): $50,667|
|Median income for a family (2000): $59,998|
Cities in Baltimore County
||Coctopsville Hunt Valley
|Dundalk Sparrows Point
|Fort Howard (21052)
|Glen Arm (21057)
||Lock Raven (21286)
||Lock Raven Village (21234)
|Long Green (21092)
|Middle River (21220)
|Owings Mills (21117)
|Perry Hall (21128)
|Sparks Glencoe (21152)
||Upper Falls (21156)
|White Hall (21161)
||White Marsh (21162)
Baltimore County Resources