Harford County

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Harford County, Maryland

220 S Main St
Bel Air, MD 21014
Phone: (410) 838-6000
Fax: (410) 638-1387

On northern border of MD, northeast of Baltimore; organized 1773 (prior to statehood) from Baltimore County. Name Origin: For Henry Hartford (c. 1759-1834), an illegitimate son of Frederick Calvert (1731-71), 6th Lord Baltimore, and the last proprietor of the colony of MD

Area (sq mi):: 526.72 (land 440.35; water 86.37) Population per square mile: 543.30
Population 2005: 239,259 State rank: 7 Population change: 2000-20005 9.50%; 1990-2000 20.00% Population 2000: 218,590 (White 85.80%; Black or African American 9.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.90%; Asian 1.50%; Other 2.50%). Foreign born: 3.40%. Median age: 36.20
Income 2000: per capita $24,232; median household $57,234; Population below poverty level: 4.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $31,318-$34,553
Unemployment (2004): 3.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 31.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 48.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Aberdeen (14,204)
  • Havre de Grace (11,605)

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    Founded in 1998, Ecotone is a Harford County, MD based ecological restoration firm that designs and builds sustainable ecosystems to reduce erosion of stream banks, manage stormwater, conserve and restore wetlands, and restore forests.
    Award recipients are nominated and selected by a committee consisting of AFP-Maryland Harford County members and presented to businesses, individuals or families that have demonstrated outstanding civic and charitable responsibility and philanthropic leadership in and around Harford County, Md.
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