Halethorpe, Maryland

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Halethorpe, Maryland
"Life is heaven in 21227"[1]
Halethorpe, Maryland is located in Baltimore
Halethorpe, Maryland
Halethorpe, Maryland
Location within the State of Maryland
Coordinates: 39°14′23″N 76°40′49″W / 39.23972°N 76.68028°W / 39.23972; -76.68028Coordinates: 39°14′23″N 76°40′49″W / 39.23972°N 76.68028°W / 39.23972; -76.68028
Country United States
State Maryland
County Baltimore
EstablishedJune 12, 1893[2]
Time zoneUTC−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[edit]

Halethorpe is home to the Baltimore County Fire Department's Station 5, located on the corner of Washington Boulevard and Halethorpe Farms Road.


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.

Public transportation[edit]

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)[edit]

Halethorpe was the site of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad's 1927 centenary celebration, the Fair of the Iron Horse.[3][4][5]


  1. ^ https://www.heavenin21227.com/product-category/product-themes/life-is-heaven-category/[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). www.postalmuseum.si.edu. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 May 2014. Retrieved 12 January 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ Tcakick, Christina (2017-06-06). "The 1927 "Fair of the Iron Horse"". The Darkroom: Exploring Visual Journalism from the Baltimore Sun. The Baltimore Sun.
  4. ^ "The 'Fair of the Iron Horse'". The Railway and Locomotive Historical Society Bulletin (15): 5–10. 1927. JSTOR 43516849.
  5. ^ Cowan, Katherine. "Fair of the Iron Horse". Prints and photographs collection. Maryland Historical Society. Archived from the original on August 13, 2011. Retrieved 13 December 2011.

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