14 Facts About Aberdeen Maryland


Aberdeen Maryland began as a farming community in 1720, when Charles Calvert, the fifth Lord Baltimore, granted 1,140 acres of fertile land to Edward Hall.

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Village of Aberdeen Maryland was a development by Edmund Law Rogers around 1800.

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The area now known as Aberdeen Maryland is a cluster of three communities.

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In 1892, Aberdeen Maryland was incorporated as a town, under Chapter 136 of the Acts of 1892.

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In 1992, the Town of Aberdeen Maryland revised the Charter and became the City of Aberdeen Maryland with an Elected Mayor.

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Aberdeen Maryland killed three people and injured three others before turning the gun on herself.

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City of Aberdeen Maryland is located at the north end of Upper Chesapeake Bay.

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Ripken Stadium is the home of the Aberdeen IronBirds, located on Maryland Route 22, and named after former Baltimore Orioles star player Cal Ripken.

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I-95 briefly crosses the northwestern corner of Aberdeen Maryland and provides access to many major cities, including Baltimore, Philadelphia, Washington, DC and New York City.

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Access to Aberdeen is provided via an interchange with Maryland Route 22, which connects directly to the Aberdeen Proving Grounds as well as to Bel Air, the county seat.

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City of Aberdeen Maryland is located on the old Philadelphia, Wilmington and Baltimore Railroad which is operated by CSX.

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The new Aberdeen station is located on Amtrak's Northeast Corridor main line is served by Amtrak Northeast Regional, Maryland Area Regional Commuter Penn Line trains and local buses.

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City of Aberdeen Maryland is part of the Harford Transit LINK public bus system.

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Aberdeen Maryland is served by Baltimore television stations, however it is not uncommon for residents to get Philadelphia and Harrisburg-Lancaster-York stations.

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