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Bel Air Town

Harford County, Maryland

Photo: Tudor Hall (Junius Brutus Booth House), ca. 1852, Route 22, Bel Air, MD. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973. Photographed by User:Jerrye & Roy Klotz MD (own work), 2007, [cc-by-3.0 (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed December, 2013.

Bel Air Town Photo

Bel Air Town Hall is located at 39 Hickory Avenue, Bel Air, MD 21014.
Phone: 410‑638‑4561.


Bel Air had its beginnings ca. 1780 when Aquilla Scott planned a town he name Scotts Old Fields. The town was later renamed "Bell Aire" and, finally, in 1798, named the simplified version, Bel Air. Bel Air remained essentially a single street town (Main Street) until after the Civil War.