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Hanover, Maryland
Arundel Mills Mall in Hanover
Arundel Mills Mall in Hanover
Hanover, Maryland is located in Maryland
Hanover, Maryland
Hanover, Maryland
Location in Maryland
Hanover, Maryland is located in the United States
Hanover, Maryland
Hanover, Maryland
Location in the United States
Country  United States
State  Maryland
County Flag of Anne Arundel County, Maryland.png Anne Arundel
Established April 30, 1862
 • Total 12,952
 • Density 2,720/sq mi (1,049/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Zip Code
Area code(s) 410, 443

Hanover is an unincorporated community in the Baltimore/Annapolis area in northwestern Anne Arundel County and eastern Howard County in the U.S. state of Maryland, located south of Baltimore.

The community is located approximately at the intersection of Maryland State Highway 100 and the Baltimore–Washington Parkway. It is part of the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Combined Statistical Area and is located just southwest of the Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (commonly known as "BWI"). It is bordered by Severn to the south, Linthicum to the east, and Elkridge to the north and west.


According to the 2014–2018 American Community Survey by the United States Census Bureau, Hanover has a median household income of $116,098. 49% of the residents are white, 28% are Black or African-American, 13% are Asian, 5% are Hispanic, and 5% of residents are two or more races. Hanover has the largest percentage of Asian-Americans of any community in Anne Arundel County.

In 2017, Hanover was named as one of the 50 most expensive zip-codes in the state of Maryland, ranking as number 44. Hanover was the 6th most expensive zip-code in Anne Arundel County, being only behind Gibson Island, West River, Davidsonville, Severna Park, and Gambrills.

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