Pylesville is an unincorporated community straddling Broad Creek in Harford County, in the Baltimore metropolitan area of the state of Maryland. Governed at the county level, the area has a population of around 2000. Until 1958, this community was served by the Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad at milepost 40.3. The Harford County Public School System extends into Pylesville. Students in the area attend the Tri-school community of North Harford Elementary, High, and Middle schools, along with students form Jarrettsville, Forest Hill, Bel Air, Darlington, Whiteford, Street/Pylesville, Highland, and Norrisville.
Picturesque landscapes adorned with sprawling farm homes, rambling hills, and bustling villages characterize scenic north Harford where Pylesville is located. The immense natural area, bordered by southern Pennsylvania and the Susquehanna River, has been largely preserved for agriculture and is home to a thriving thoroughbred breeding industry. Formerly the home of an enterprising slate and green marble mining industry, area attractions now include Fiore Winery, a lively vineyard recognized internationally for their award winning spirits, Geneva Farm Golf Course, a challenging public 18-hole green, and Rock State Park, a wooded treasure distinguished by unique stone landmarks and breathtaking waterfalls. Numerous outdoor festivals and events take place annually including the Fiore Wine and Jazz Festival, the Darlington Apple Festival, town fairs, polo matches, fox hunts, and steeple chase races.