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North Baltimore, Ohio
North Main Street in North Baltimore, Ohio
North Main Street in North Baltimore, Ohio
Crossroads of the Heartland
Location of North Baltimore, Ohio
Location of North Baltimore, Ohio
Location of North Baltimore in Wood County
Location of North Baltimore in Wood County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Wood
Township Henry
 • Village 2.50 sq mi (6.47 km2)
 • Land 2.47 sq mi (6.40 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.07 km2)
732 ft (223 m)
 • Village 3,432
 • Estimate 
 • Density 1,434.64/sq mi (554.01/km2)
 • Metro
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 419, 567
FIPS code 39-56154
GNIS feature ID 1056452

North Baltimore is a village in Wood County, Ohio, United States and is part of the Toledo, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 3,432 at the 2010 census. The village is a member of the Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments.


North Baltimore was platted in 1874 when the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad was extended to that point. A post office called North Baltimore has been in operation since 1874. The village was incorporated in 1876.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.50 square miles (6.47 km2), of which 2.47 square miles (6.40 km2) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.08 km2) is water.

Interstate 75 and Ohio State Route 18 meet at the village, while it is about three miles south of Ohio State Route 25 and 26 miles south of Interstate 80/Interstate 90 (Ohio Turnpike).

North Baltimore is about 12 miles (19 km) south of Bowling Green, 8 miles (13 km) north of Findlay, and about halfway between Lima and Toledo. North Baltimore is also linked to Bowling Green via a 13-mile bike route called the Slippery Elm Trail, with East Broadway Street in North Baltimore on the south end and Sand Ridge Road in Bowling Green on the north end.

Ironically, North Baltimore is not adjacent to Baltimore, Ohio, a village in Fairfield County approximately 25 miles east of Columbus. North Baltimore and Baltimore are actually approximately 140 miles from each other.

North Baltimore is part of the Toledo, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area and lies within the Toledo Media Market.

The village is home to the North Baltimore Local School District.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 701
1890 2,857 307.6%
1900 3,561 24.6%
1910 2,503 −29.7%
1920 2,439 −2.6%
1930 2,402 −1.5%
1940 2,616 8.9%
1950 2,771 5.9%
1960 3,011 8.7%
1970 3,143 4.4%
1980 3,127 −0.5%
1990 3,139 0.4%
2000 3,361 7.1%
2010 3,432 2.1%
2019 (est.) 3,545 3.3%

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 3,432 people, 1,317 households, and 880 families living in the village. The population density was 1,389.5 inhabitants per square mile (536.5/km2). There were 1,468 housing units at an average density of 594.3 per square mile (229.5/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.3% White, 0.6% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 1.2% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.8% of the population.

There were 1,317 households, of which 37.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.5% were married couples living together, 13.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.2% were non-families. 27.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.09.

The median age in the village was 36.4 years. 26.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26% were from 25 to 44; 24.2% were from 45 to 64; and 13.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.8% male and 51.2% female.

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