Baltimore (Maryland)

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Coordinates 39°17′22″N 76°36′55″W
Country United States
State Maryland
City Baltimore
Historic colony Province of Maryland
County None (Independent city)
Founded 1729
Incorporated 1796–1797
Independent city 1851
Named for The 2nd Baron Baltimore (1605–1675)
Elevation 0–480 ft (0–150 m)
Demonym(s) Baltimorean
Time zone UTC−5 (EST)
ZIP Codes ZIP Codes 21201–21231, 21233–21237, 21239–21241, 21244, 21250–21252, 21263–21265, 21268, 21270, 21273–21275, 21278–21290, 21297–21298
Area codes 410, 443, and 667
FIPS code 24-04000
GNIS feature ID 597040
Primary Airport Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI)
Commuter Rail
U.S. Routes
Website City of Baltimore
Government (Type) Mayor–council
Government (Body) Baltimore City Council
Government (Mayor) Brandon Scott (D)
Government (City Council) Council members Nick Mosby (President)Zeke Cohen (1)Danielle McCray (2)Ryan Dorsey (3)Mark Conway (4)Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer (5)Sharon Green Middleton (6)James Torrence (7)Kristerfer Burnett (8)John T. Bullock (9)Phylicia Porter (10)Eric Costello (11)Robert Stokes Sr. (12)Antonio Glover (13)Odette Ramos (14)
Government (Houses of Delegates) Delegates Frank M. Conaway, Jr. (40) (D)Nick Mosby (40) (D)Melissa Wells (40) (D)Tony Bridges (41) (D)Dalya Attar (41) (D)Samuel I. Rosenberg (41) (D)Curt Anderson (43) (D)Maggie McIntosh (43) (D)Regina T. Boyce (43) (D)Keith E. Haynes (44A) (D)Talmadge Branch (45) (D)Cheryl Glenn (45) (D)Stephanie M. Smith (45) (D)Luke Clippinger (46) (D)Robbyn Lewis (46) (D)Brooke Lierman (46) (D)
Government (State Senate) State senators Antonio Hayes (40) (D)Jill P. Carter (41) (D)Dr. Mary Washington (43) (D)Shirley Nathan-Pulliam (44) (D)Cory V. McCray (45) (D)Bill Ferguson (46) (D)
Government (U.S. House) Representatives Dutch Ruppersberger (2) (D)John Sarbanes (3) (D)Kweisi Mfume (7) (D)
Government (Independent city) 92.05 sq mi (238.41 km2)
Government (Land) 80.95 sq mi (209.65 km2)
Government (Water) 11.10 sq mi (28.76 km2) 12.1%
Area (Independent city) 92.05 sq mi (238.41 km2)
Area (Land) 80.95 sq mi (209.65 km2)
Area (Water) 11.10 sq mi (28.76 km2) 12.1%
Population (2020) (Independent city) 585,708
Population (2020) (Estimate (2021)) 576,498
Population (2020) (Rank) 30th in the United States 1st in Maryland
Population (2020) (Density) 7,235.43/sq mi (2,793.74/km2)
Population (2020) (Metro) 2,844,510 (20th)

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Baltimore (/ˈbɔːltɪmɔːr/BAWL-tim-or, locally: /bɔːldəˈmɔːr/bawl-da-MOR or /ˈbɔːlmər/BAWL-mər) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Maryland, fourth most populous city in the Mid-Atlantic, as well as the 30th most populous city in the United States, with a population of 585,708 in 2020. Baltimore was designated an independent city by the Constitution of Maryland in 1851, and today is the most populous independent city in the United States. As of 2021, the population of the Baltimore metropolitan area was estimated to be 2,838,327, making it the 20th largest metropolitan area in the country. Baltimore is located about 40 miles (64 km) northeast of Washington, D.C., making it a principal city in the Washington–Baltimore combined statistical area (CSA), the fourth-largest CSA in the nation, with a calculated 2021 population of 9,946,526.