For those looking for a way to get away from it all without being too far away to have a little bit of fun, Aberdeen, Maryland offers that opportunity. This town, which is Located a mere 26 miles north of Baltimore, offers a diverse mix of single-family homes, condominiums and townhouse communities that fall within the budgetary constraints of people from many different income levels.
This hometown of Baltimore’s favorite son Cal Ripken, Jr., offers all of the benefits of suburban living. Retail complexes provide a wide array of commercial options with plenty of restaurant options for a night out with the family or a snack on the way home from work. For some even bigger bargains, the Perryville Outlets are just around the corner, and Delaware’s tax-free shopping is less than an hour away. Baseball fans can catch an Aberdeen IronBirds game in the cozy confines of Ripken Stadium, which hosts popular promotions like crab feasts to draw fans to cheer on the team.
While Aberdeen is the largest municipality in Harford County, the population of the town comes in at just under 15,000 people. Many of the residents are military personnel who work at nearby Aberdeen Proving Ground, but there are also quite a few urban professionals who make the short trip into Baltimore on a daily basis. There are even a few hearty souls who commute the 73 miles to nearby Philadelphia either by car or Amtrak service along the Northeast Corridor route. For recreation, Aberdeen’s proximity to the Susquehanna River offers ample opportunities for boating and fishing. Nearby Gunpowder Falls State Park also offers swimming, wetlands, historic sites, camping and picnic areas. With such an idyllic combination of suburban convenience and environmental beauty, it’s no wonder why people of many different walks of life choose to call Aberdeen home. Be sure to browse our listings to find your perfect place in this tight-knit community.