Located in Harford County, Abingdon is a charming little community just a few miles away from the banks of the Bush River. With I-95 running right along the edge of town, getting around the area is quick and easy, and Baltimore is just over a half-hour away.
In addition to its top-notch location, the cozy town also boasts a rich history. The site of the first Methodist College in the U.S., the town was founded by the third governor of Maryland, William Paca—whose signature can be found on the Declaration of Independence. As you traverse the streets of town, you'll find many of the historical landmarks still standing.
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Baltimore: 37 minutes
Aberdeen: 11 minutes
Airport: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport
Average Home Value: $285,948
Spotlights of Abingdon
Beautiful Homes for Sale
Local real estate includes many single-family homes, townhomes, and condos. The properties vary from historic homes constructed several decades ago to newly built properties with state-of-the-art features. Prices range from over $100,000 to a little over $600,000. Whether you're looking for a starter home or an impressive estate, you'll find it in Abingdon.
Small Town Atmosphere
With a cozy population of 6,141, Abingdon boasts a small-town atmosphere while still providing easy access to big-city amenities. Around the area, you'll find tons of charming, locally owned shops, top-notch restaurants, and roadside parks filled with green space. It's the perfect place for people looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city!
Even though Abingdon is outside of the city, it's still close to plenty of attractions. For nature lovers, Hart-Miller Island State Park is just a short trip away and offers 244 acres filled with camping, picnicking, fishing, swimming and hiking. Boulevard at Box Hill provides tons of shopping and dining options, and the Anna C. Leight Estuary Center is filled with rare flora and fauna.
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With small-town charm, stunning green spaces, and tons of things to do, this town is truly a one-of-a-kind place to call home.
Parks & Recreation
Aside from Hart-Miller Island State Park and the Anna C. Leight Estuary Center, residents can also enjoy the sights and scenery at the 18,000 acres of Gunpowder Falls State Park. The park offers 100 miles of trails to explore, whitewater canoeing, fishing, swimming and boating—pretty much every outdoor activity you could want! Don't forget to bring along a packed lunch to enjoy at one of the many scenic picnic sites scattered around the park.
Abingdon is located in the Harford County Public School District. The district serves almost 40,000 students throughout its over fifty schools and ranks as one of the top ten schools in the state according to Niche. In addition to a favorable student-teacher ratio, the district also boasts standardized test scores well-above the national average and a wide variety of extracurriculars and athletic programs.
Shopping & Dining
Since Abingdon is just a few minutes away from Bel Air, there's a wide array of stores and restaurants to choose from. Need to get in some retail therapy? The Boulevard at Box Hill and Festival at Bel Air have you covered. Looking to grab a bite to eat? Be sure to check out Bacco Italian and Wine Bar, Jac's Crabs, Bushmill Tavern, or Box Hill Pizzeria. From seafood to fast food, Abingdon is full of flavor!
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