Introduction to Havre De Grace, Maryland

Located in Harford county, Havre De Grace, Maryland, is 29 miles E of Towson, Maryland (center to center) and 32 miles NE of Baltimore, Maryland.

Havre De Grace History

Havre de Grace was originally a small village known as Harmer's Town. The village was frequented by General Lafayette, a French military officer of the Revolutionary War. It was because of him that the village was renamed Le Havre de Grace, after the seaport of Le Havre in France. In 1785, it was officially incorporated under the name Havre de Grace. From 1912-1950, it was known as 'The Graw' and developed as a stopover for travelers.

Havre De Grace and nearby Attractions

  • Susquehanna State Park
  • Havre de Grace Decoy Museum
  • Amstel House
  • Elk Neck State Park
  • Havre de Grace Maritime Museum
  • Bulle Rock Golf Club

Things To Do In Havre De Grace

The area is home to a number of museums such as the Havre de Grace Decoy Museum, Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, and Steppingstone Museum, to name a few. The historic Amstel House is nearby. The Elk Neck State Park offers a number of recreational facilities such as camping, boating, fishing, and hiking. The golf courses in the area include the Bulle Rock Golf Club and Golf and Country Club of Swan Creek. The local celebrations of Celtic Festival, Duck Fair, and Seafood Festival, draw huge crowds from all the neighboring cities and towns.

Havre De Grace Transportation

The closest airport to the city is Baltimore-Washington International Airport.

Havre De Grace Higher Education

Higher education is available at Harford Community College, Wilmington College, and University of Delaware.

Havre Almanac

Nearest Medium City 29 miles E of Towson, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City32 miles NE of Baltimore, Maryland
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Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.

Havre Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance7 miles
Jan Temp26 to 41 F
Apr Temp44 to 66 F
Jul Temp67 to 87 F
Oct Temp47 to 68 F
Annual Precip44.2 inches
Distance17.5 miles
Jan Temp20 to 40 F
Apr Temp37 to 65 F
Jul Temp62 to 87 F
Oct Temp41 to 67 F
Annual Precip45.4 inches
Distance20.8 miles
Jan Temp24 to 42 F
Apr Temp41 to 66 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp44 to 68 F
Annual Precip45.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
North East3,700$82,455
Port Deposit560$46,250
Rising Sun2,869$72,708

Havre Hospitals

Harford Memorial Hospital
501 S Union Ave
(443) 643-3303
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Havre Public Schools

Havre De Grace High
700 Congress Ave
(410) 939-6600
Total Enrollment 691
Havre De Grace Elementary
600 Juniata St
(410) 939-6616
Total Enrollment 443
Havre De Grace Middle
401 Lewis Ln
(410) 939-6608
Total Enrollment 529
Meadowvale Elementary
910 Grace View Dr
(410) 939-6622
Total Enrollment 532
Roye-williams Elementary
201 Oakington Rd
(410) 273-5536
Total Enrollment 440

Havre Private Schools

Bethel Christian Academy
21 N Earlton Road Ext
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 23
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