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BALTIMORE CITY, MARYLAND

[City Seal, Baltimore, Maryland] Origin: Baltimore City was incorporated in 1796 as a municipality within Baltimore County (Chapter 68, Acts of 1796). The City name was derived from the Proprietary's Irish Barony. As a governmental unit, the City separated from Baltimore County in 1851, and has been considered on a par with county jurisdictions since the adoption of the Maryland Constitution of 1851 (Constitution of 1851, Article I, secs. 1-3; Article II, sec. 5; Article III, secs. 2-4, 40, 42; Article IV, secs. 4, 8, 10-21, 27, 28; Article V, sec. 1; Article VII, secs. 2, 10; Article X, sec. 9).
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Population: 1990 census: 736,014; 2000 census: 651,154; 2010 census: 620,961


[photo, Inner Harbor, Baltimore, Maryland]

Inner Harbor, Baltimore, Maryland, November 2009. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


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[photo, City Hall, 100 North Holliday St., Baltimore, Maryland] websites:
Baltimore City: www.baltimorecity.gov
Circuit Court: www.baltocts.state.md.us
City Council: www.baltimorecitycouncil.com
City Government: www.baltimorecity.gov/government.aspx
City Government Data Catalog: OpenBaltimore
City Government Services Directory: www.baltimorecity.gov/residents/cityservices.aspx
Community College: www.bccc.edu/
Education Dept.: www.baltimorecityschools.org
Elections Board: www.baltimorecity.gov/government/elections
Finance Dept.: www.baltimorecity.gov/government/agenciesdepartments/finance.aspx
Fire Dept.: www.baltimorecity.gov/government/agenciesdepartments/fire.aspx

City Hall, 100 North Holliday St., Baltimore, Maryland, September 2008. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


Health Dept.: www.baltimorehealth.org/
Housing & Community Development Dept.: www.baltimorehousing.org
Information Technology: www.baltimorecity.gov/officeofthemayor/mayoraloffices/informationtechnology.aspx
Job Service: www.dllr.state.md.us/county/bacity/
Law Dept.: www.baltimorecity.gov/government/agenciesdepartments/law.aspx
Library: www.prattlibrary.org
Mayor: www.baltimorecity.gov/officeofthemayor.aspx
Planning Dept.: www.baltimorecity.gov/government/agenciesdepartments/planning.aspx
Police Dept.: www.baltimorepolice.org
Public Works Dept.: www.baltimorecity.gov/government/agenciesdepartments/publicworks.aspx
Recreation & Parks Dept.: www.baltimorecity.gov/government/agenciesdepartments/recreationandparks.aspx
Register of Wills: http://registers.maryland.gov/main/baltimorecity.html
Social Services Dept.: www.dhr.state.md.us/blog/?p=195
State's Attorney: www.stattorney.org
Transportation Dept.: www.baltimorecity.gov/government/agenciesdepartments/transportation.aspx

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