Fell's Point is a historic waterfront neighborhood located in the U.S. state of Maryland. It is within the City of Baltimore at the north shore of the Baltimore Harbor and the Northwest Branch of the Patapsco River. Fell's Point was founded in 1732 and named after William Fell. It has a total area of 75 acres at 39°16′59″N 76°35′34″W. As of the 2010 census data, it had a total population of 3,168. Notable residents include abolitionist Fredrick Douglass and Academy Award-winning actress Melissa Leo.