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Harford County was founded
in 1773 and was named after Henry Harford, son of Frederick Calvert,
the last Lord Baltimore.
The County boundaries are:
- The Pennsylvania state
line to the North
- The Susquehanna River
to the East
- The Chesapeake bay
to the South
- The Little Gunpowder
River and a line due north from its source to the West
The county consists of
439 square miles, of which the northern four-fifths lie on the rolling
Piedmont Plateau and the southern fifth on the Coastal Plain.
We hope you enjoy your
visit to Virtual Harford County. Information on this site was assembled
from various sources, including several books and articles which
may be found at your local Harford County Public Library.
If there is any additional
information you would like to see on our site, or if you would
like to contribute articles which may be of interest to other
Harford County residents, please let us know.
We welcome all comments and suggestions.
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