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Harwood, Maryland
The U.S. Post Office at Harwood, Maryland, in May 2010.
The U.S. Post Office at Harwood, Maryland, in May 2010.
Harwood, Maryland is located in Maryland
Harwood, Maryland
Harwood, Maryland
Location in Maryland
Harwood, Maryland is located in the United States
Harwood, Maryland
Harwood, Maryland
Location in the United States
Country  United States
State  Maryland
County Anne Arundel
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS feature ID 590432

Harwood is a crossroads in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States, south of Annapolis on Maryland Route 2 (Solomons Island Road).

Historic structures

  • Obligation
  • Larkin's Hill Farm
  • Larkin's Hundred

Education

Southern High School is nearby. A small portion of high school students in Harwood also attend South River High School in nearby Edgewater as well.

Notable people

  • LeRoy Battle (1921–2015), music teacher and Tuskegee Airman
  • Pete Stark (1931–2020), retired congressman
  • Stan Stearns (1935–2012), photographer
  • Thomas Noble Stockett (1747–1802), surgeon and Revolutionary War veteran
  • Joseph Noble Stockett (1779–1854), 18th/19th century landowner
  • George Washington (1732–1799), dined at Rawlings' Tavern.
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