Name: Named for Henry Harford, last
Proprietary of Maryland. He was a son of
Frederick Calvert, Sixth Lord Baltimore, but
because of his illegitimate birth did not inherit
Form of Government: Charter (1972)
County Code: See Code of the Public Local Laws
of Harford County (1978).
Area: 464.14 sq. miles (447.64 land, 16.50 water)
Population. 1900: 28,269; 1950: 51,782; 1960:
76,722; 1970: 115,378; 1980: 145,930.
Principal Incorporated Places (1980 census):
Aberdeen (11,533), Bel Air (7,814), Havre de
Principal Unincorporated Places (1980 census):
Edgewood (19,435), Joppatowne (11,348), Bel
Air South (8,461)
Voter Registration, Oct. 6, 1986. Democrat:
46,858; Republican: 21,215; Other Parties: 25;
No Party Affiliation: 4,640; Total: 72,738.
Per Capita Income, 1985 (estimated): $12,039
State Parks: Gunpowder Falls (11,470 acres),
Palmer (463 acres). Rocks (Deer Creek) (841
acres), Susquehanna (2,537 acres)
Colleges/Universities: Harford Community
College, Bel Air; Eastern Christian College, Bel
Museums/Historical Societies: Historical Society
of Harford County, Inc., 324 Kenmore Ave.,
Bel Air 21014; U.S. Army Ordnance Museum,
Aberdeen Proving Ground, Aberdeen 21005;
Steppingstone Museum Association, Rt. 1, Box
94A, Street 21154
Bel Air 21014 Telephone: 838-6000
Mary Risteau Multi-Services Bidg.
2 S. Bond St.
Bel Air 21014 Telephone: 838^500
Circuit Court—Grand Jury and Petit Jury, second
Monday in January, April, and September.
Orphans' Court—abolished; probate matters now
under jurisdiction of Circuit Court.
Circuit Court Resident Judges
William 0. Carr, Administrative Judge, 2001;
Maurice Baldwin, 1988; Brodnax Cameron, Jr.,
1993; Cypert 0. Whitfill, 1999.
Circuit Court Clerk
Charles G. Hiob III, 1990
Special Masters in Equity
Benjamin R. Cadwalader; Florio N.
Franetovich; Theodore Hart.
Lynn D. Tanner, Jr.
District Court Judges
Edwin H. W. Harlan, Jr., Administrative Judge,
1988; Lawrence S. Lanahan, Jr., 1995; John S.
Landbeck, Jr., 1995.
Edward Utz, Administrative Clerk.