Western Howard County, MD stands out from the rest of Howard County for its large percentage of agricultural and preservation acreage. Literally thousands of acres of farmland lie in this region on lush, sprawling meadows and rolling hills. What makes this area attractive is its blend of the old and new, the urban and rural, and the historic and progressive.
Some of the towns and cities that make up western Howard County are Glenelg, Glenwood, West Friendship, Mount Airy, Marriottsville, Woodbine, and the western parts of Ellicott City.
Even though it’s a rural area, western Howard County is just minutes from major highways and the popular commuting routes. Therefore, it's easy to take advantage of all the things happening in the rest of the area.
The residents of western Howard County enjoy easy access to a new community center (the 190-acre Western Regional Park), which is the center of activity in the area, and the primary venue for dozens of youth and adult athletic programs. There is also a public library, a senior center, as well nearby Glenwood’s award-winning Cattail Creek Country Club, which is a first-class, private club.
Western Howard County is recognized for its excellent public schools which have consistently been outperforming other school districts in the region. The school system consistently ranks among the highest in the nation on standardized tests. Ninety percent or better of graduating students have indicated a commitment to furthering their education.
WESTERN HOWARD COUNTY MD HOMES FOR SALE
Since the properties in this region generally have more land, the subdivisions tend to be more open than in other parts of the County. There are homes in just about every price range – from the $200,000s all the way up to $1 million plus. A large percentage of the county’s luxury home inventory is found in western Howard County.
If you want to live in Howard County, but prefer a more rural setting, then western Howard County just may be the place for you. We'd be glad to lend our expertise to helping you make a smart move. Call us at 443-757-3400 or use the form below to send an email!
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