Located in an unincorporated community in Harford County, Forest Hill real estate includes rural land and suburban neighborhoods. The community is located north of Bel Air and the major part of the town is situated at the intersection of Jarrettsville Road and Maryland Route 24. With a population of 14,951 people, Forest Hill homes for sale include a variety of single-family residences, row houses and attached homes. There are many that were built from 1970 to 1994 and from 1940 to 1969. There are some historic homes and new construction.
Residents of Forest Hill are served by the Harford County Public School District. There are 54 schools in the district with an enrollment of 38,636 students. This is a community with a rich history and includes St. Ignatius Church, which was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974. Two small airports, Forest Hill and Fallston Airport, are located within the area.
Forest Hill provides an attractive option for families as it is a quiet area with a low crime rate and good schools. In addition, there is an abundance of open space and the community is located near state parks and the Ladew Topiary Gardens. The historic village of Jerusalem Mill is located nearby as well as the Jericho Road Covered Bridge and Gunpowder Falls State Park. This state park is located on 18,000 acres and contains over 100 miles of trails. Residents of Forest Hill will enjoy fishing, swimming, boating, canoeing and the picnic areas of the park.
Due to the location in Harford County, which is part of the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area, residents are not far from the big city amenities that provide a variety of cultural and arts institutions, fine dining, exclusive shopping and career opportunities. The majority of residents include families with children, young professionals, retirees and college students. Many residents commute to other areas for work.