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About Baltimore County

 

  • Statistical Profiles
     

Brief Economic Facts -  Maryland State Department of Economic Development [PDF] (Opens in new window)
Annual overview of the County

 

County Business Patterns  - U.S. Census Bureau (Opens in new window)
Statistical picture of the County's business community (Select Maryland, then Baltimore County). Compiled every five years.

 

Infobank: Demographics and Infobank: Educated Workforce
The place to go for all things statistical.  Profiles of the County from a variety of sources.

 

Economic Census of Baltimore County (Opens in new window)
The latest business sector data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Compiled every five years.

 

Population and Housing Data Profiles from Census 2010 (Opens in new window)
Current statistical details about population, race, group quarters and housing from the Maryland Department of Planning's Maryland State Data Center. Profiles are available for each county, Census Designated Places and Zip code.

 

Profiles of General Demographic and Housing Characteristics (Opens in new window)
2010 Census compiliations by the U.S. Census Bureau and Maryland State Data Center. Details in brief about race and Hispanic groups, age, sex, households by type and housing occupancy.

 

Maryland Statistical Handbook 2012 [PDF] (Opens in new window)
This handbook provided a quick statistical overview of Baltimore County with accompanying charts and maps. Published by the Maryland State Data Center, Maryland Department of Planning.

 

  • Physical Features, Climate and Weather

 

Physical Features Overview

 

Climate
 

Weather Report (Opens in new window)
Baltimore's current and 7-day forecast. Helpful radar maps.

 

Elevations
Highest and lowest elevations in Baltimore County and throughout Maryland

 

Lakes and Reservoirs

 

Rivers

 

  • Natural Resources
     

Forests

 

Geology
Mineral resources. Building Stones of Maryland past and present use.

 

Watersheds

 

Baltimore County Courthouse, Towson MD
Photograph used with permission of Middleton Press, Baltimore MD. Copyright 1996 by Middleton Evans.
All rights reserved.

 

The old Baltimore County Courthouse in Towson.

Baltimore County Information Sites

InfoBank, Baltimore, Maryland USA Logo

Infobank is economic, demographic, and business information for both the business community and residents of Baltimore County

 

Baltimore County Government
Links to local government sites that have been chosen by Baltimore County librarians

 

Genealogy
Links to informative sites that have been chosen by Baltimore County librarians

 

I-Watch Baltimore County
Crime alerts, suspects' images and texts are a part of a high-tech citizen program of the Baltimore County Police Department.  An on-line tip system operates 24 hours a day. Sign up for free crime alerts.

 

Legacy Web (opens in catalog as new window)
Annotated, searchable archive of historic photos of Baltimore County

 

Local History
Focus is on Baltimore County and local community history resources as well as Maryland and Regional history
 

Quality of Life
Housing, cultural activities, sports, recreation, schools, commuting patterns

  

Catalog link to Baltimore County: Historical Reflections and Favorite Scenes book

 

 

Cruising the Chesapeake: A Gunkholer's Guide

Baltimore County Services Directories

 

Baltimore County Department of Aging- Services for Seniors
Maryland Access Point (MAP) of Baltimore County is the primary means to obtain information about services and benefits available to seniors, their families and caregivers. Trained, nationally certified (CIRS) Information and Referral staff offers comprehensive screening, information on benefits, and referrals to appropriate agencies, programs and services.

 

Child Care Links: Child Care Resource and Referral Center for Baltimore County
Provides resource and referral services to parents to help them find child care and provides training and support services to potential and current child care providers

 

Community Resources Directory - Baltimore County Department of Aging
A free annual directory for Baltimore County residents providing listings of services available from government agencies, private and non-profit businesses and organizations covering adult day care to recreation and travel services. 

 

Connections: Children, Youth and Family Resources
Links to community organizations that can help provide necessary information about life’s important issues. Maintained by Baltimore County Public Library.

 

Maryland Community Services Locator (opens in new window)
Offers comprehensive listings of Resource Links to foreclosure assistance, health care, medical assistance, adult education, and legal services. Find the services and programs nearest to you.

 

Maryland Problem Solver- Resources for Maryland Families
A state-sponsored portal offering qualifying citizens help to locate and access a range of State assistive programs and services.

 

Street Card: Resource Guide for Helping the Homeless [PDF] (opens in new window)
Handy pocket guide to available services in the area. Produced by the Baltimore County Communities for the Homeless and the Baltimore County Public Library

 

Veterans Services
Links to resources in Baltimore County as well as Federal sites which are of importance to veterans and their families. Areas covered include employment, housing, mental health and health care. An extensive list of organizations both public and private that provide services to former members of the military and their families is also included. A collaborative project, involving Federal, State and County government agencies as well as nonprofit organizations. 

 

 

Entry to Connections: Children, Youth and Family Resources