Origin: Harford County was erected from Baltimore County in 1773 (Chapter 6, Acts of 1773). The County was named for Henry Harford (c. 1759-1834), last Proprietary of Maryland. He was a son of Frederick Calvert, 6th Lord Baltimore, but because of his illegitimate birth did not inherit his father's title.

Population (1990 Census): 182,132
Form of Government: Charter since 1972
County Seat: Bel Air, MD 21014


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Aging Office: www.co.ha.md.us/office_aging.html
Community College: www.harford.cc.md.us
Community Services Dept.: www.co.ha.md.us/community_services.html
Councilmanic Districts: www.co.ha.md.us/council/Map.html
County Government: www.co.ha.md.us/
Economic Development Office: www.co.ha.md.us/economic_development/
Elections Board: www.co.ha.md.us/Elections/
Emergency Operations Division: www.co.ha.md.us/EOC/
Health Dept.: www.co.ha.md.us/health/
Human Resources: www.co.ha.md.us/human_resources
Inspections, Licenses, & Permits Dept.: www.co.ha.md.us/dilp
Law Dept.: www.co.ha.md.us/law.html
Library: www.harf.lib.md.us/
Parks & Recreation Dept.: www.co.ha.md.us/parks_rec/
Public Schools: www.co.ha.md.us/harford_schools/
Public Works Dept.: www.co.ha.md.us/dpw/
Sheriff: www.co.ha.md.us/sheriff/
Social Services Dept.: www.dhr.state.md.us/harford.htm

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