Owings Mills Area Information
If you're moving to Owings Mills or Pikesville, Maryland, you'll find the following information helpful.
Owings Mills is an unincorporated community and a census-designated place in Baltimore County, Maryland. It is a suburb of Baltimore. The population was 20,193 at the 2000 census. Owings Mills is home to the northern terminus for the Baltimore Metro Subway and to Owings Mills Mall. It is also home to the Baltimore Ravens' headquarters facility. In 2008, CNNMoney.com named Owings Mills number 49 of the "100 Best Places to Live and Launch."
The following areas of Owings Mills have distinct identities:
Owings Mills is served by the Baltimore County Public Schools system. Schools include New Town Elementary, Owings Mills Elementary, Timber Grove Elementary, Deer Park Middle Magnet, Owings Mills High, and New Town High. There are also several private schools in the area, including McDonogh School, a K-12 school and Garrison Forest School, also a K-12 school. McDonogh School is co-ed while Garrison Forest is All-Girls.
Owings Mills is home to a satellite branch of the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC). Stevenson University (until recently called Villa Julie College), recently opened its Owings Mills campus in 2004, an addition to its original Stevenson campus nearby.
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Owings Mills New Town Area Information
Owings Mills New Town is a planned community within Owings Mills.
New Town is located about 20 miles northwest of downtown Baltimore. Development plans began in the late 1980s, with construction starting in the early 1990s. Many Owings Mills New Town communities have apartments, condominiums, townhomes, and single-family homes. New Town Elementary, Deer Park Middle Magnet, and New Town High School serve the youth in the community. The New Town Village Center has a Starbucks, a Giant Food store, and a Merritt Athletic Club. Community tennis courts are nearby, with garden plots and the five-acre Central Park.
Pikesville Area Information
Pikesville is located along Reisterstown Road from the city line to McDonogh Road. Pikesville is a vibrant, progressive community with a reputation for high quality and luxury. The residential housing surrounding the commercial core is made up of large single-family homes, beautiful older established neighborhoods, luxury condos, townhouses, and a retirement community with assisted living facilities. Pikesville offers excellent entertainment for residents and visitors through fitness facilities, golf and tennis clubs, and an extensive palette of dining spots.
Pikesville's central Baltimore County location makes it convenient for visitors and residents. The nearby Baltimore Beltway offers easy access to downtown Baltimore, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, and New York. As one of twelve commercial revitalization districts in Baltimore County, Pikesville's business community continues to grow each year. As a result, more merchants are relocating and expanding here.
The strength of the economic area is supported by the residential communities where the average household incomes remain among the highest in the State of Maryland. The schools are considered some of the best in the state. Newsweek Magazine has selected Pikesville High School as one of America's top 100 High Schools.