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Halethorpe, Maryland
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Halethorpe, Maryland is located in Baltimore
Halethorpe, Maryland
Halethorpe, Maryland
Location in Baltimore
Country  United States
State  Maryland
County Baltimore
Established June 12, 1893
Time zone UTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP codes

Halethorpe is an unincorporated community in Baltimore County, Maryland, United States. The community is considered to be a sub-section of Arbutus by the United States Census Bureau. It is bordered by the main portion of Arbutus to the north, Baltimore to the North East, Elkridge to the South West, and Linthicum to the East. It is southeast of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

Fire protection

Halethorpe is home to the Engine 5 Fire House, located on the corner of Washington Blvd and Halethorpe Farms Road.

Public transportation

Halethorpe Station Bridge Overlook
Looking north at a train departing from Halethorpe Station

The Halethorpe community is served by the no. 77 bus line operated by the Maryland Transit Administration.

A stop on the MARC Penn Line on Southwestern Boulevard serves the Halethorpe-Arbutus community. The Maryland Transit Administration and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County provide bus service to the station.

Fair of the Iron Horse (1927)

Halethorpe was the site of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad's 1927 centenary celebration, the Fair of the Iron Horse.


There is a large Alcoa aluminum extrusion plant in Halethorpe that used to be part of Kaiser Aluminum.

The Clipper City Brewing Company, the brewer of Heavy Seas Beer, is located on Hollins Ferry Road in Halethorpe.


Halethorpe has one public school, Halethorpe Elementary. Halethorpe has one non-denominational school, Lamb of God School.

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