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Community: Living in Baltimore County




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The Neighborhoods


About Our Neighborhoods



  • My Neighborhood
    Interactive maps maintained by the county government, specialized for facilities, historic properties and zoning


County Government Resources


  • Baltimore County Government
    Gateway to official County government website

  • Baltimore County Overview
    Baltimore County Public Library has pulled together information on topics like planning and zoning, emergency preparedness, voting and election process, population statistics, and more about Baltimore County.


  • Historic Preservation
    An overview of preservation information. Interactive map for locating historic properties and districts


Community Association Center


  • Community Associations Institute
    A national voice for condominiums, cooperatives and homeowners associations. Provides education and resources to all types of association-governed communities. Various membership levels available.


Neighborhood Associations



Finding Community Services


Local Government


Baltimore County under the Home Rule Charter is governed by an elected County Executive and a seven-member County Council



Local Media




Government Services for Specific Populations








Getting Around the County and State



The Transportation Resource Information Point (TRIP)
provides Central Maryland residents with a wide range of transit information for the entire region


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  • Commuter Choice-Maryland
    Commuter Choice Maryland is an incentive program that encourages Maryland employees to choose transit or vanpools instead of driving to work.


  • Traffic Volume Maps [PDF]  (Opens in a new window)
    Annually updated. Shows the annual average daily traffic on the county's roadways. Helpful for planning the commute.

Maryland Mass Transit Options 




Other Transportation Contacts


  • Amtrak
    Trains and destinations; reservations; fares; tickets

  • Baltimore County Rideshare (opens in new window)
    Serving Baltimore and Carroll Counties. Find carpool partners, a van pool, or other transit options




Having Fun







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Schools and Education





Last revised: September 9, 2014