About Boring, Maryland

Boring is an unincorporated community in Baltimore County, Maryland, at the intersection of Old Hanover Road and Pleasant Grove Road, about 5 miles north of Reisterstown. An important stop on the Western Maryland Railroad, it is very small, consisting of about 40 houses, the Boring Methodist Church, Boring Volunteer Fire Company (organized in 1907 ), and the Boring Post Office (ZIP Code: 21020). It is known for its unusual name, which wasn't chosen for the pace of life, but for postmaster David Boring.Boring is mentioned in Series One, Episode 7 of the TV series Homicide: Life on the Street.The steps in front of the old country store, where the community's post office is now located, have become a popular stop for visitors, who pose there for photographs by a sign bearing the community's name.

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  • Area Code: area code 410 ; and ; area code 443
  • Postal Codes: 21020
  • Timezone: Eastern