Aberdeen Proving Ground - On and Off Base Information

Aberdeen Proving Ground Housing Information

Aberdeen Proving Ground Housing Information:

Aberdeen Proving Ground Housing Guide

Location:  Located 23 miles northeast of Baltimore, in Harford County, Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) is home to nearly 70 tenant organizations. Located just off Maryland's beautiful Chesapeake Bay, the Aberdeen area features family-oriented communities, beautiful neighborhoods, and many exciting leisure activities that compliment the relaxed Chesapeake Bay Lifestyle. Aberdeen has excellent schools, an array of entertainment options and sports facilities. 

Cost of Living:  Harford County's cost of living is 7.91% higher than the U.S. average.

BRAC Status: Significant decrease in military and an increase in civilians and contractors expected due to BRAC.

Base Operator:  410-278-5201

Area Population:  Harford County: 239,993

Child Development Centers:  Two centers on post provide programs for children from 6 weeks to 6 years of age. Programs include full-day and hourly programs and before-and after-Kindergarten and Pre-Kindergarten services.

Aberdeen Area CDC - Located in Bldg 2485 Aberdeen, MD., Phone: 410-278-5748

Edgewood Area CDC - Located in Bldg E-1901 Edgewood, MD., Phone: 410-463-2692 

Schools: None on post. Aberdeen Proving Ground is located in the Harford County School District, and children residing on APG North will either attend Roye-Williams Elementary, Aberdeen Middle School or Aberdeen High School. Military children living on APG South or Edgewood Area will attend Edgewood Elementary, Edgewood Middle or Edgewood High School. Located just North of Harford County, Cecil County Public Schools is also in close proximity to Aberdeen Proving Ground.

Youth Services:  The Middle School and Teen program provides before and after school, evening and weekend options for children in 6th through 12th grades. Two centers on post:

-Aberdeen Area Youth Services (AA YS) is located in Bldg 2522; phone: 410-278-9061/4995.

-Edgewood Area Youth Services (EA YS) is located in Bldg E1902; phone: 410-436-2862/2098.

Army Community Service: ACS  410-278-7572

Housing:  At Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG), the family housing inventory includes 1,006 sets of family housing quarters. There are quarters available for all ranks. Waiting times vary based on rank of service member and bedroom requirement. Housing Office: 410-306-2002/2011/2003.

Base Services:    

-MWR Facilities: Recreation at APG includes arts and crafts, bowling, auto hobby, recreation center, golf, gym, tennis, swimming, Fishing, Stables, Theater and outdoor activities.  

-Commissaries  - 1 commissary on post; 410-278-3101

-Exchange System -  1 exchange and 2 shoppettes on post; 410-272-6828

-Financial Institutions on post: APG Federal Credit Union and Bank of America Military Bank

Base Location

Building 305, Command Suite
Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005

Official Website

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