ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND
Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005, USA

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Welcome

Named after Henry Harford, the ­illegitimate son of Frederick Calvert, sixth Lord Baltimore,  Harford County is located along the shores of Chesapeake Bay. The county is approximately 25 miles northeast of Baltimore, Md. It is bordered by the Mason-Dixon Line and Pennsylvania to the north, the Susquehanna River to the

Getting To and Around

Located in the Heart of the East Coast, Harford County is well-connected within the state and the rest of the United States. Major roadways include Interstate 95; U.S. routes 1 and 40; and various state highways. For those arriving by air, Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall A­irport is one of Maryland’s

Housing & Real Estate

From the Bustling Town of Bel Air to the ­historic city of Havre de Grace — Harford County’s communities are diverse. In 2012, approximately 250,000 people called the county home, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The county has three municipalities — Aberdeen, Bel Air and Havre de Grace —

Employment

Part of the Baltimore metropolitan area, Harford County is strategically located on Interstate 95 in the heart of the Mid-Atlantic states. The county has 5,600 businesses, which employ 64,500 workers. A highly skilled workforce and a business-friendly environment ­support a variety of companies and industries. The county’s major employer is

Healthcare

Whatever your health care needs, there are many services in the Harford County area, military and civilian alike, to meet them. Harford County has two hospitals, as well as many clinics and public health centers with a wide range of medical services.  

Family Resources

Picking up from one place and moving to another is always stressful, especially when kids and pets are involved. Knowing who to call or where to find information can help make the transition easier.  

Education

After moving to a new location, you’ll want to know what educational options are ­available. The following chapter outlines ­Harford County and other local school systems, along with information about local libraries and higher education. There are also numerous ­private school, charter and home-school options for children in Harford County.

Living

Harford County is rich in arts, culture, entertainment, outdoor recreation and shopping. This chapter will highlight some of the local offerings to get you started as you explore your new community, but in no way should this be considered a comprehensive list — it would take a book to cover

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