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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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