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Parkton, Maryland

Parkton is an agrarian unincorporated area in the northern part of Baltimore County, Maryland, United States. It borders southern York County, PA, and this border forms part of The Mason–Dixon line. The area is mostly agricultural in nature with corn, soy beans and other industrial use crops being the major plants grown.

Parkton, Maryland
Hereford High School, in 2004.
Hereford High School, in 2004.
Parkton is located in Maryland
Parkton
Parkton
Location within the State of Maryland
Parkton is located in the United States
Parkton
Parkton
Parkton (the United States)
Coordinates: 39°38′27″N 76°39′33″W / 39.64083°N 76.65917°W / 39.64083; -76.65917Coordinates: 39°38′27″N 76°39′33″W / 39.64083°N 76.65917°W / 39.64083; -76.65917
Country United States
State Maryland
County Baltimore
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
21120
Area code(s)410, 443, and 667

About 6,600 people live within ZIP code 21120.[1]

Notable eventsEdit

It was the location for the filming of the movie Guarding Tess (1994).[2]

Maryland State Police weigh and inspection facility located in Parkton (off I-83 southbound).

The Torrey C. Brown Rail Trail that passes through Parkton used to be the Northern Central Railway that Abraham Lincoln once traveled to Baltimore.

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ClimateEdit

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Parkton has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Hereford High School". Public Schools Report. Retrieved December 29, 2006
  2. ^ "Parkton Community Profile", ePodunk
  3. ^ Climate Summary for Parkton, Maryland

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