Abingdon Homes for Sale

Located just a couple of miles from the Bush River is the census-designated place of Abingdon, Maryland. This quaint historic area is known for its welcoming atmosphere and close proximity to larger towns and cities (that makes for an easy commute). At a 45-minute drive to downtown Baltimore, Abingdon is a little bit tucked away from the hustle and bustle of big-city life, but many enjoy the small-town, suburban feel and safety that this area has to offer. Abingdon is a perfect option for families, especially for those wanting to move outside of the city. Read more about Abingdon, Maryland.

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Abingdon Real Estate Stats

Average Price $328K
Lowest Price $125K
Highest Price $575K
Total Listings 62
Avg. Days On Market 37
Avg. Price/SQFT $182

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Abingdon Properties & Real Estate

Abingdon is located in the northeastern tip of the state of Maryland, right on the Bush River. It is part of Harford County, which also includes the area of Bel Air, Aberdeen, Havre de Grace, Fallston, and more. 

 

Traveling north will take you to the town of Bel Air, the county seat. Abingdon is also located relatively close to the Pennsylvania and Delaware borders. The next big city is Baltimore, which is anywhere from a 35-45 minute drive (or roughly 30 miles) from Abingdon, depending on the route and traffic. 

 

The area around Abingdon, Maryland is a mixture of untouched land and parks, and more suburban, residential regions. Abingdon is home to the Bush Declaration Natural Resources Management Area, but other green spaces, such as Otter Point Creek, are not too far away. 


The 2020 population of Abingdon, Maryland is just over 5,300.

 

The census-designated place of Abingdon is best accessed by the I-95 (John F Kennedy Memorial Highway) or the I-40 (Pulaski Highway) as they both run through the region. 

Real Estate in Abingdon

Primarily single-family homes for sale, real estate in Abingdon, Maryland definitely appeals to families. These homes are usually quite large and built in contemporary styles typical of the suburbs. Exterior brick, stone, or siding are typical in the builds, as well as larger porches and ample front and back yard space. 

 

Abingdon real estate also offers something a little bit different, as its winding residential streets are constructed on the area’s hills. As well, the streets are quite wide and safe for kids to play on. Abingdon homes also often back onto forested areas or are located close by. Properties also typically have large, mature trees on the lots—a charming characteristic particularly found with the older homes for sale in the area. 

 

And although most of the properties in Abingdon are single-family homes, there are also a good number of townhomes for sale, and both are quite competitively priced.  

Abingdon History

The name “Abingdon” comes from the town in Oxfordshire, England—Abingdon-on-Thames—with history that goes all the way back to the year 676 BC. Abingdon, Maryland, however, was not considered to be a census-designated place until the year 2020. 

 

Abingdon was founded by the third governor of Maryland, William Paca, who also signed the Declaration of Independence. This area is also home to the historic home called Woodside, which has a spot on the National Register of Historic Places. 

Abingdon: Highlights and Attractions

Because it is located right on the river, Abingdon certainly appeals to those who like to live a quiet, suburban lifestyle but also get out and about on occasion. 


The region is where you’ll find one of the well-known highlights, the Anita C Leight Estuary Center at Leight Park, which is located right on the waterfront. This park has a number of trails to walk and jog along. Plus, many launch their kayaks here. 

 

There are two yacht clubs in the area: Bush River Yacht Club and Otter Point Yacht Club.

 

Abingdon also has its own ice rink, called Ice World, and its own sports complex, called Absolute Sports Performance, both of which are a big hit with kids and families. 

 

Harford County At A Glance

  • Ranked in Top 10 on Money Magazine’s list of America’s Best Places to Live
  • Close to BWI Airport
  • One of the best-ranked school districts in Maryland and the U.S.

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