Parkton, Maryland

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Parkton, Maryland
Unincorporated community
Hereford High School, in 2004.
Hereford High School, in 2004.
Parkton, Maryland is located in Maryland
Parkton, Maryland
Parkton, Maryland
Location within the state of Maryland
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 of America
State  Maryland
County Baltimore
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

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.

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

Notable events[edit]

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 current hike and bike trail used to be a railroad track that Abraham Lincoln once traveled to Baltimore.

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Climate[edit]

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]

References[edit]

  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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