Abingdon Homes For Sale
Abingdon, MD, is located in Harford County, Maryland. It is an unincorporated community that is 25 miles from Baltimore. On State Route 7, the town is located near the Bush River and only a few miles off Interstate 95, allowing easy accessibility to many amenities and recreational and entertainment venues. This aspect make Abingdon homes for sale a desirable option for many.
The town was named for Abingdon, England. It is the site of the first Methodist College in the U.S. Former names of this community include Collett’s Neck and Paca’s Park. The town was founded by William Paca, the third governor of Maryland and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. The town has many historic places, several of which are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Abingdon real estate includes many single-family homes, some row house and attached homes as well as complexes. The homes include a variety – some which were built from 1970 to 1994, older homes that were constructed from 1940 to 1969 and historic homes as well as new construction. Residents of Abingdon are served by Harford County Public Schools. There are two elementary schools, three middle schools and three high schools. Students living on the border between Edgewood and Abingdon attend Edgewood or Joppa District Schools.
This community with a population of 6,141 has the small town atmosphere with the proximity to big city amenities that is preferred by many. Recreational opportunities include numerous state parks within 20 miles. Residents of Abingdon can enjoy Gunpowder Falls State Park, which is situated on approximately 18,000 acres. This park has over 100 miles of trails for the enjoyment of nature. There are picnic areas and activities such as whitewater canoeing, fishing, swimming and boating are a part of the recreation that is provided by this park.
Also located nearby is Hart-Miller Island State Park. This park is on 244 acres and camping, picnicking, fishing, swimming and hiking are enjoyed by many. In addition, Elk Neck State Park, North Point State Park and Susquehanna State Park provides residents with access to the great outdoors for a variety of recreation.