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Baltimore City, Maryland Facts

When was Baltimore City, MD Created?
Baltimore City was created on May 13 1851 from Baltimore County.

What is the County Seat of Baltimore City, MD?
The County Seat is located in Baltimore City additionally, the county government website is

Baltimore City, MD Vital Records

Where can find Baltimore City Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Baltimore City vital records can be found at the Maryland Office of Vital Records has copies of birth and death records from August 1898, has marriage records from January 1990 and has divorce records from January, 1992. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Maryland for current fees and application process.

State of Maryland Archives files, stores, and issues certified copies of vital records including Birth certificates from 1898 for Maryland counties and since 1875 for Baltimore City, Death certificates prior to 1969 and Marriage certificates since 1640 for events that occurred in Maryland.

You can also order Order Electronically Online or You can download an application for Maryland Birth CertificateMarriage CertificateDivorce VerificationDeath Certificate Applications to mail.

Baltimore City, MD Census Records

What Baltimore City, MD census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Baltimore City guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Baltimore City Mortality Schedules can be found for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Allegany Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Allegany Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890.

Another state census is the Maryland Colonial Census of 1776. There is free down-loadable and also printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Maryland Census Records Research Guide.

Baltimore City, MD Courthouse and Government Records

Baltimore City Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Baltimore City Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Baltimore City. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Maryland Corthouse Records Research Guide.

Baltimore City, MD Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Baltimore City, MD?
A list of Baltimore City Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Maryland Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.

Where can I connect with other Allegany County, MD Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Allegany County, MD?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Allegany County. A majority of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business Sites, Personal Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a payment. This is simply a listing that has been gathered or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site above another.

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