Baltimore City
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[Baltimore CitySeal] [MD map showing location of Baltimore County]

Baltimore City gets its name from Lord Baltimore's Irish home. By the time of the American Revolution, Baltimore City had become Maryland's leading ship-building and commercial port. Baltimore is known as the City of Firsts .

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Monument of Cecilius Calvert which stands in front of the Court House in the City of Baltimore
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The Preakness

Below is some interesting census information about Baltimore City. Look at the way the county population has changed over the years!

Population Information for Baltimore City
Population % of MD Population
1790 Census 13,503 4.2%
1890 Census 434,439 41.7%
1990 Census 736,014 15.4%
2000 Census 651,154 12.3%

© Copyright October 16, 1997, Office of the Secretary of State.
Last Modified April 04, 2003 .