Havre de Grace, Maryland

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Havre de Grace, Maryland
Concord Point Lighthouse, The Iconic Representation of HdG. Sits at the mouth of the Susquehanna River in Havre de Grace
Concord Point Lighthouse, The Iconic Representation of HdG. Sits at the mouth of the Susquehanna River in Havre de Grace
Location in Maryland
Location in Maryland
Coordinates: 39°32′54″N 76°5′51″W / 39.54833°N 76.09750°W / 39.54833; -76.09750Coordinates: 39°32′54″N 76°5′51″W / 39.54833°N 76.09750°W / 39.54833; -76.09750
KintraUnitit States
StateMaryland
CountyHarford
Incorporated1785
Govrenment
 • MayorWayne Dougherty
Area
 • Total17.85 km2 (6.89 sq mi)
 • Land14.24 km2 (5.50 sq mi)
 • Water3.60 km2 (1.39 sq mi)  20.17%
Elevation
17 m (56 ft)
Population
 • Tot12,952
 • Estimate 
(2012[3])
13,392
 • Density909.2/km2 (2,354.9/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastren)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (Eastren)
ZIP code
21078
Aurie code(s)410
FIPS code24-37600
GNIS featur ID0590437
Wabsteidwww.havredegracemd.com

Havre de Grace Listeni/ˌhævər dˈɡrs/,[4] abbreviated HdG, is a ceety in Harford Coonty, Maryland, USA, situatit at the mooth o the Susquehanna River an the heid o Chesapeake Bay. It is namit efter the port ceety o Le Havre, Fraunce, which in full wis ance Le Havre de Grâce (French, "Haven o Grace"). The population wis 12,952 at the 2010 census

In 1789, Havre de Grace wis in serious consideration tae be the permanent caipital o the Unitit States.[5]

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  3. "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-26. 
  4. John Kelly's Washington Live
  5. "All about Havre de Grace, MD," retrieved September 6, 2012

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