Q - What's this website all about?
A - As the home page subtitle states, this website is about everything on the North
Point Peninsula of Baltimore County, Maryland, USA.
Q - Where is Edgemere?
A - Edgemere, Maryland is the largest community on the North Point Peninsula
of Baltimore County. It's easily accessible via the Baltimore Beltway
(I-695) Exit 42, the Patapsco River, and the Chesapeake Bay.
Q - How many people live in Edgemere?
A - According to the 2000 Census, 9,248 people. Click here to download
the full census for Edgemere:
Q - What area does this website cover?
A - We consider the North Point Peninsula to be all of the land south of Old
Battle Grove Road, and between Bear Creek, Patapsco River, Chesapeake Bay, &
Click here to see the North Point Peninsula.
Q - How old is Edgemere?
A - There's not an exact establishment date of Edgemere,
but in the
early 1900's, people from several neighborhoods gathered in one of the
churches to select a name for the community where the present SPHS building
is located. After much discussion, the name Edgemere was chosen by
combining "edge," a margin or boundary, with "mere," from the Old English
for sea or lake.
An earlier reference to what may have been Edgemere was made by a British
Army officer during the invasion of September 12, 1814, that stated they
passed through a small collection houses at a crossroads 3-miles from the
Q - Why does some of my mail arrive
saying that my address is in "Sparrows Point"?
A - The United States Postal System designates the 21219 zip code as being
Sparrows Point - even though no one lives there. Be glad they deliver
your mail at all!
Q - Where can I stay when I come to
A - If you're fortunate, with friends or family. If not, you'll have
to stay in any number of hotels around the Beltway. Edgemere has no
Q - Why is our area often referred to
A - Because dumb people say dumb things.
Why are some groups on MyEdgemere and others not?
A - Some of the groups, teams, & organizations have
taken advantage of our offer of free websites and others have not. If
you want your group's website here,
click this and learn
Q - Why don't you do news stories on this site?
A - There are more than enough local newspapers
covering Eastern Baltimore County. MyEdgemere.com's mission is
the North Point Peninsula, not reporting about it.
How often is the website updated?
A - MyEdgemere.com is updated everyday in some
way. It may be just adding scores to the SPHS Team Schedules, or major
updates to our group's pages.
How many hits do you get during the day?
A - We don't count hits; we count "unique
visits" to the site. A unique visit is a single visit by each computer
that accesses any page. It can never count as a new visit that day.
February 1st, 2005, we're averaging
940 unique visits a day.
Why don't you have a message board were people can post things?
A - Message boards contain very little useful
information and tend to be used by perverts & low-life's.
Can I announce family reunions, weddings, and such on MyEdgemere for
A - Yes - so long as it's not a for-profit business.
Businesses can advertise on MyEdgemere.com for far less then the
local print outlets.
Who owns this website?
A - MyEdgemere.com is privately owned &
maintained by and for people that love the North Point Peninsula.
Have you ever thought about doing interviews with prominent people?
A - No. But now that we think about it - No.
Why don't the local politicians have websites on MyEdgemere?
A - See the answer above about Message Boards.
Why do you call the site MyEdgemere, when you cover so many other
communities & neighborhoods?
A - Calling it
MyEveryCommunity&NeighborhoodOnTheNorthPointPeninsula.com seemed a bit
wordy to us.
Where's the best place to experience Winter on North Point?
A - Bermuda.
Why does your website look weird in Netscape?
A - Because Netscape is a 2nd rate browser.
You used to have a lot of links to stories from the Dundalk Eagle.
Where'd they all go?
A - The Dundalk Eagle is now charging to use
their achieves. We don't believe the stories are worth the cost.