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Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
Aberdeen provides Army Contracting Command (ACC) employees a unique combination of historical, community and serene natural amenities. Additionally, Aberdeen's location makes it easy to enjoy weekend getaways to Baltimore (30 miles), Philadelphia or D.C. (75 miles) and New York City (150 miles).
Economic activity is strong in the area, and about 10,000 new jobs will be created at Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) and a satellite installation at Edgewood as the result of DoD Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC). Recognized as an "All-America City," Aberdeen hosts a wide array of outdoor water activities that include sail boating, water skiing and fishing on the connected Chesapeake Bay and Susquehanna River. Grab your hiking boots and experience an outdoor adventure at Rocks State Park or enjoy a tranquil bike ride on the trails of Susquehanna State Park.
If you are an avid baseball fan, cheer on the Baltimore Orioles major league baseball team at Camden Yards in Baltimore or enjoy a local minor league baseball game featuring the Aberdeen IronBirds at Ripken Stadium, named for National Baseball Hall of Fame member and Aberdeen native, Cal Ripken, Jr. You can also enjoy one of Aberdeen's local premier golf courses, Bulle Rock, which has hosted the McDonald's Ladies Professional Golf Association Championship.
From modern townhouses to Victorian styled homes, residents can enjoy affordable real estate options thanks to Harford County's cost of living, which is four percent lower than the national average. With rigorous academic opportunities through Aberdeen High School's Science and Mathematics Academy Magnet Program, students can obtain first-hand instruction in math, science and technology from government, corporate and university professionals.
Experience Aberdeen's picturesque landscapes, 140 miles of scenic shoreline and family oriented communities that are invaluable qualities for future Aberdeen residents to enjoy.