City & Town Info
Explore the Charm
of Harford County's Towns!
It was not until the
latter part of the seventeenth century that we find the beginning
of villages and towns in Harford County.
As men became mechanics, tradesmen, and commercial fisherman, small
hamlets began to grow. Most of these -- such as Old Baltimore, Joppa
and Bush -- were centers of government.
At a later date, Havre
de Grace, Aberdeen and Bel Air were empowered by acts of the State
Legislature to have their own local government and they became incorporated
From the major industrial
centers along the I-95 corridor, to the intense shoreline activity
of the Bay area, to the more relaxed inland atmosphere -- Come Explore
1 Our Harford Heritage by C. Million Wright, published
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