Prince George's County
City Opportunity Meets Natural Retreat
Located in the Baltimore/Washington corridor, the 500-square-mile Prince George’s County borders eastern Washington D.C. and is just 37 miles south of Baltimore. With easy city access, many major employers, and plenty of natural escapes and quiet regions, Prince George’s County offers the perfect blend of city opportunity and natural quiet.
Major Employers Provide Opportunity
Though much of Prince George’s County borders along Washington D.C. and its major beltways for an easy work commute, the county itself offers many employment opportunities through a wide variety of major companies. Home to Joint Base Andrews, a U.S. military airbase, and the headquarters of the U.S. Census Bureau, as well as the University of Maryland, Prince George’s County isn’t lacking in employment opportunity. Other major employers in the county include UPS, Giant, Verizon, Dimensions Healthcare System, Marriott International, Doctors Community Hospital, and MedStar Health.
Many Diverse Regions
Prince George’s County offers many diverse living areas over five distinct regions.
The northern region of the county is a blend of major employment opportunities and natural escapes. It’s home to the University of Maryland, the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, and the NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center, as well as Greenbelt Park, a beautiful wooded reserve, and University Park, a restored neighborhood of historic homes. It’s also the location of Lake Artemeisa, which boasts a stocked fishing lake and is the trailhead for Anacostia Tributary Trail system.
The central region is the fastest growing region of the county, with the county’s largest city, Bowie. Once a haven for thoroughbred racing, this city now boasts some beautiful outdoor recreation in its many planned parks, lakes, and walking trails, as well as segments of the Washington, Baltimore, and Annapolis Trail.
Located to the east and south of central county, the rural region consists mostly of unincorporated parishes, villages, and towns of people intent on preserving the rural character of the area. It is also home to the Patuxent River Park, the area’s largest national preserve, offering public access for canoeing, kayaking, and wildlife viewing. Much of the developed parts of this rural landscape belongs to historic tobacco mansions and preserved homes.
The most densely populated area is the Inner Beltway, which directly borders DC’s northeastern and southeastern sections. With easy highway access, this area is prime real estate for Washington D.C. commuters looking for a slightly quieter retreat to call home.
The Southern region is a neat blend of the rural and central regions. With plenty of open space and a developing business and retail sector, it’s both a hub and a haven. Located on and arund the Potomac Waterfront, this region is home to the National Harbor, a newly-developed town center and riverside shopping area on the Potomac. With shows and events, as well as shopping, dining, and hotels, it has become a major tourist and convention attraction.
Prince George’s County Public Schools
Prince Geoge’s County is served by Prince George’s County Public Schools, which strives to prepare students for life through academic excellence and stellar extracurricular activities.
A Huge Variety of Homes
From restored historic mansions to modern multi-family homes and everything in between, Prince George’s County has a home to fit all criteria.
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