Maryland Harford County Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Harford County, Maryland. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Maryland Harford County.

1. Branch Library ABERDEEN BRANCH
Street Address: 21 Franklin ST., Aberdeen, MD 21001
Phone Number: (410) 273-5608 Harford N/A N/A

2. Branch Library BEL AIR BRANCH
Street Address: 100 Pennsylvania AVE., Bel Air, MD 21014
Phone Number: (410) 638-3151 Harford N/A N/A

Street Address: 1134 Main ST., Darlington, MD 21034
Phone Number: (410) 638-3750 Harford N/A N/A

4. Branch Library EDGEWOOD BRANCH
Street Address: 2205 Hanson RD., Edgewood, MD 21040
Phone Number: (410) 612-1600 Harford N/A N/A

Street Address: 1461 Fallston RD., Fallston, MD 21047
Phone Number: (410) 638-3003 Harford N/A N/A

Street Address: 1221-a Brass Mill Road, Belcamp, MD 21017
Phone Number: (410) 575-6761 Harford 3,261,897 1,445,473

Street Address: 1221-a Brass Mill Road, Belcamp, MD 21017
Phone Number: (410) 575-6761 Harford N/A N/A

Street Address: 120 N. Union AVE., Havre De Grace, MD 21078
Phone Number: (410) 939-6700 Harford N/A N/A

9. Branch Library JOPPA BRANCH
Street Address: 655 Towne Center DR., Joppa, MD 21085
Phone Number: (410) 612-1660 Harford N/A N/A

Street Address: 5310 Norrisville RD., White Hall, MD 21161
Phone Number: (410) 692-7850 Harford N/A N/A

11. Branch Library WHITEFORD BRANCH
Street Address: 2407 Whiteford Road, Whiteford, MD 21160
Phone Number: (410) 638-3608 Harford N/A N/A

Overview of Harford County, Maryland

Harford County is a county located in the northeastern portion of the state of Maryland.

As of 2000, the population is 218,590. Its county seat is Bel Air. The county was named for Henry Harford (ca. 1759-1834), illegitimate son of Frederick Calvert, sixth Lord Baltimore. Harford was the last Proprietor of Maryland, but did not inherit his father’s title because of his illegitimacy.

This county is a part of the Washington-Baltimore Metropolitan Area.


Harford County was formed in 1773 by the splitting of Baltimore County.

Law and government

Harford County was granted a charter form of government in 1972.The Harford County Government includes the Harford County Public Library service and the Harford County Sheriff’s Office.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,364 km² (527 mi²). 1,140 km² (440 mi²) of it is land and 224 km² (86 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 16.40% water.


As of the census of 2000, there are 218,590 people, 79,667 households, and 60,387 families residing in the county. The population density is 192/km² (496/mi²). There are 83,146 housing units at an average density of 73/km² (189/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 86.77% White, 9.27% Black or African American, 0.23% Native American, 1.52% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.69% from other races, and 1.47% from two or more races. 1.91% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 79,667 households out of which 38.70% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.90% are married couples living together, 10.20% have a female householder with no husband present, and 24.20% are non-families. 19.70% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.80% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.72 and the average family size is 3.14.

In the county the population is spread out with 27.90% under the age of 18, 6.80% from 18 to 24, 31.60% from 25 to 44, 23.70% from 45 to 64, and 10.10% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 96.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $57,234, and the median income for a family is $63,868. Males have a median income of $43,612 versus $30,741 for females. The per capita income for the county is $24,232. 4.90% of the population and 3.60% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 5.80% of those under the age of 18 and 6.70% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Harford County, Maryland has the following cities and towns:

  • two cities:
    1. Aberdeen (incorporated 1892)
    2. Havre de Grace (incorporated 1785)
  • one town:
    1. Bel Air (incorporated 1872)

Unincorporated areas are also considered as towns by many people and listed in many collections of towns, but they lack local government. Various organizations, such as the United States Census Bureau, the United States Postal Service, and local chambers of commerce, define the communities they wish to recognize differently, and since they are not incorporated, their boundaries have no official status outside the organizations in question. The Census Bureau recognizes the following census-designated places in the county:

  • Aberdeen Proving Ground
  • Bel Air North
  • Bel Air South
  • Edgewood
  • Fallston
  • Jarrettsville
  • Joppatowne
  • Perryman
  • Pleasant Hills
  • Riverside

Map of Harford County Maryland