Living in Harford County

Gently rolling hills, farmland, and historical neighborhoods blending with new developments make Harford County, Maryland not only a great place to live, but a great community to work and raise a healthy family. As one of the largest private employers in Harford County, University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health (UM UCH) invites you to explore the benefits of living and working here.

Harford County is bordered on the south by the shoreline of the Chesapeake Bay, on the east by the Susquehanna River, on the west by the Little Gunpowder River and on the north by the historic Mason Dixon line. The County's economic development efforts have provided a strong economic base for this community. The recreational opportunities abound for both the sports enthusiast and the weekend athlete with state parks, marinas, playgrounds, tennis and basketball courts, over 140 baseball/softball diamonds, and fishing piers. The all-American City of Aberdeen in Harford County is home to the Cal Ripken Stadium and Aberdeen IronBirds baseball. The County's public school system is excellent with high performance ratings.

Harford County's location provides easy access to several major cities, including:

  • Baltimore, Maryland (35 minutes)
  • Wilmington, Delaware (50 minutes)
  • Washington, D.C. (1.5 hours)
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1.5 hours)

For more information about Harford County, click on one of the sites below:

www.co.ha.md.us (Official Harford County Site)
www.thatharfordsite.com (Harford County Information Site)
www.harfordmd.com (Harford County Information Site)
www.hcps.org (Harford County Public Schools)
www.harford.cc.md.us (Harford Community College)

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