Aberdeen is the largest municipality in Harford County with a current population of 15,580.  The City of Aberdeen is the employment center of Harford County with Aberdeen Proving Ground as the largest employer. The U.S. Army mega base – Aberdeen Proving Ground is located on our borders and its scientific and technical workforce has brought a change in demographics to Aberdeen and Harford County.  Aberdeen Proving Ground employs 21,000.    Aberdeen is strategically located off I-95 in the Greater Baltimore Region of the mid-Atlantic United States markets.  Our location provides direct access to major markets in Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.  One third of the U.S. population can easily be reached from Aberdeen, Maryland.  Direct linkages to this transportation network have been a major force in shaping the City’s growth.  Aberdeen is the home of C&S Wholesale Grocers, Frito Lay, Inc., Medline Industries, Inc., Saks Fifth Avenue, Prime Source, Northrop-Grumman, Home Depot, Walmart, and Target.  We offer new residential construction with single family developments, such as Eagles Rest and Fields at Rock Glenn and new multi-family developments such as The Yards at Fieldside Village and Summerlin.  All of these developments are located in close proximity to shopping, schools, employment centers, parks, and shopping.


Land Area: 6.39 Square Miles

Nearest Cities with High Population

561,702  Population: Washington, D.C. 1 hour 30 minutes away (69 miles)

621,849 Population: Baltimore, MD 45 minutes away (30 miles)

1.553 Million Population: Philadelphia, PA 1 hour 30 minutes away (70 miles)

Nearest Cities

Aberdeen Proving Ground 1.7 miles, Havre De Grace 2.2 miles, Bel Air 2.8 miles, White Marsh 21 miles

Hospitals and Medical Centers Near Aberdeen

University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air, Lorien Health Systems in Havre De Grace and Riverside, Harford Memorial Hospital in Havre De Grace, Davita Dialysis in Aberdeen, Patient First

Amtrak/Mark Train Station

South Philadelphia Boulevard and West Bel Air Avenue: Provides daily commuter service to Baltimore and Washington, D.C.


Aberdeen has 1,200 hotel rooms

Nearest Airport

BWI (Baltimore Washington International) is 45 minutes away

Colleges/Universities Near Aberdeen

Harford Community College (7 miles), The Community College of Baltimore County (20 miles), Towson University (30 miles), Cecil College (18 miles)

Public Schools

Center for Educational Opportunity: Grades 7-12

Aberdeen High School: Grades 9-12

Aberdeen Middle School: Grades 6-8

Bakerfield Elementary School: Grades PK-5

Halls Cross Roads Elementary School: Grades PK-5

George Lisby Elementary at Hillsdate: Grades PK-5

Private Schools

St Joan of Arc School: Grades KG-8