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43rd District
The 43rd District of Maryland

The State of Maryland is divided into 47 Legislative districts, and define an area of representation for the Upper and Lower Chambers of the Maryland General Assembly (State Senators and Delegates, respectively). With a population of approximately 117,000 persons, the 43rd district encompasses large portions of of the 3rd, 4th, 12th and 14th Councilmatic districts.

The 43rd Legislative District spans north from the city/county line south  to North Ave, and east to Harford Road to westward along Charles Street, University Parkway and portions of Falls Road.  It’s home to leading higher education institutions (Morgan State, Loyola University of Maryland, the College of Notre Dame, and parts of Johns Hopkins), medical institutions such as Union Memorial and Good Samaritan hospitals.

The 43rd includes an array of parks and recreational facilities including the Community Playground at Stadium Place, Lake Montebello and Wyman Dell, Herring Run and Chinquapin parks. There are numerous green spaces such as Sherwood Gardens, Calvert Street Park and Harwood Park, Wyman Park Dell as well as small community farms like the Baltimore Free Farms and the Homestead Harvest Community Garden. Our recreational centers include Dewees Recreation Center, Walter P. Carter Recreation Center, the 29th Street Community Center, Greenmount Recreation Center, Cold Stream Recreation Center, and Cecil Kirk Recreation Center.

You can also find great public and private schools in the 43rd district.  Among them are high achieving , arts-integrated focused curriculum, innovative STEM partnerships with universities, and new school buildings! Learn more about our outstanding public schools and resources for families in the city.

Waverly Main Street, the Govanstowne Business Association, Hampden Merchants Association, the diverse businesses down Charles Street, to the avenue of Hampden, all call the 43rd home. The 43rd includes the Alameda Shopping Center, Crestlyn Shops, Belvedere Square, From large grocery store chains, to small decades-old bookstores, barber shops and corner stores, the 43rd’s business community serves the diverse needs of it’s residents along with the rest of the city.

Neighborhoods and Community Associations

The 43rd District contains all or part of the neighborhoods of Abell, Barclay, Belair Edison, Bellona-Gittings, Belvedere, Better Waverly, Cameron Village, Cedarcroft, Charles North, Charles Village, Chinquapin Park, Coldstream-Homestead-Montebello, East Baltimore Midway, Ednor Gardens-Lakeside, Glen Oaks, Guilford, Hamilton Hills, Hampden, Harwood, Hillen, Homeland, Idlewood, Kenilworth Park, Kernewood, Lake Evesham, Lake Walker, Lauraville, Loch Raven, Mayfield, Mid-Govans, Montebello, Morgan Park, New Northwood, North Harford Road, Oakenshawe, Old Goucher, Original Northwood, Pen Lucy, Perring Loch, Radnor-Winston, Ramblewood, Remington, Richnor Springs, Rosebank, Stonewood-Pentwood-Winston, Tuscany-Canterbury,Villages of Homeland, Waverly, Wilson Park, Winston-Govans, Woodbourne-McCabe, Woodbourne Heights, and Wyman Park. Additionally, the several of our 43rd District communities have joined together to formed umbrella organizations, coalitions and benefit districts. They include Northeast Community Organization (NECO), HARBEL, York Road Partnershipand the Charles Village Benefits District.

Not sure if you’re in the 43rd District?

Use your address to find out on the www.mdelect.net.

Don’t forget to engage with your neighbors on Nextdoor, or if you are looking for more information about buying home in our 43rd family check out Live Baltimore.

If your community association’s link is not above, contact Delegate Washington at mary.washington@house.state.md.us.