State Agencies in Harford County

  1. Circuit Court

    The Clerk of the Circuit Court is a locally elected state official with responsibilities established and regulated by the laws of Maryland and Rules of the Court of Appeals of Maryland. Since 1658, the Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court has provided citizens of Maryland with a variety of essential services.

  2. District Courts

    The jurisdiction of the court includes all landlord-tenant cases, replevin actions, motor vehicle violations, misdemeanors and certain felonies.

  3. Elections

  4. Harford County Public Library

    In the 65 years since the founding, the system has grown prodigiously to include 11 branches, administrative offices, and 2 outreach vehicles. In 2006, annual circulation of materials surpassed 3 million. Today, the Harford County Public Library serves more than 227,880 registered borrowers.

  5. Harford County Public Schools

    The Harford County Public School (HCPS) System is dedicated to providing a quality instructional program to all students.

  6. Health Department

    Harford County Health Department is the local operating arm of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) in Harford County and is responsible for the delivery of a wide range of preventive health care, clinical services, and environmental health services to citizens living in Harford County.

  7. Historical Society

    The Historical Society of Harford County, Inc. collects, preserves, promotes, and interprets the rich and diverse history of the Harford County area in its regional context from prehistoric origins to the present for the education and enjoyment of current and future generations.

  8. Jury Commissioner

    Take a look at the Harford County Jury Commissioner's website for more insight.

  9. Register of Wills

    Find information about the Register of Wills and what services they provide Harford County.

  10. Sheriff's Office

    In partnership with our communities, we strive to preserve the peace and provide for a safe environment for all.

  11. State's Attorney

    The State's Attorney's Office is primarily responsible for the investigation and prosecution of criminal cases at the trial level. In this regard the State's Attorneys work with the police in the development of cases, presentations to the Grand Jury and trial of cases in the Circuit, District or Juvenile Court.