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Living in Prince Frederick, MD

Prince Frederick, Maryland, lays claim to a 77 percent population growth between 2000 and 2010. Whether it's the historic landmarks, its proximity to the nation's capital or the fact that it's only 5 miles from the Chesapeake Bay, there's undoubtedly something that's drawing people to the area. Even famed author Tom Clancy periodically called a Prince Frederick neighborhood his home, and after spending some time in the area, you'll likely understand why.

Aquatic center in Prince Frederick, MD

Things to Do in Prince Frederick

Living in Prince Frederick, Maryland, gives you the opportunity to enjoy a variety of activities. If you're just looking for something to pass the day, there are several restaurants and shopping centers, mostly along Solomon's Island Road. Several Mexican restaurants line the road, but you'll also find a few Italian eateries and several places that offer American cuisine.

Prince Frederick, MD, has more businesses, both retail and commercial, than any other area in Calvert County. This helps explain the numerous choices in dining experiences and why the area is designated the county seat. If this all isn't enough to hold your attention, historic Washington, D.C., is only 45 miles away. Then again, you could simply stay within Prince Frederick and drive around to some of the historic residences that still call the city home.

If you'd rather get out and enjoy nature, you're in luck since the Patuxent River is only about 5 miles away. Head over to Patuxent River Park South, where you can enjoy fishing, boating, or simply taking in what's been dubbed one of Maryland's scenic rivers.

Playground and townhouses in Prince Frederick, MD

Housing in Prince Frederick

Prince Frederick is a small area, taking up less than 4 square miles, and this makes for a community where everyone knows everyone. Even in such a small area, though, you'll have several options of Prince Frederick real estate. For instance, if your ideal residence is an apartment, there are multiple complexes right off of Armory and Fairground roads.

If you'd prefer to look at homes for sale in Prince Frederick, Maryland, you're still in luck. There are both single-family homes and townhomes spread throughout the area. All you have to decide is whether to live further north, where the hospital ensures a quick trip in an emergency, or further south, where you can go fishing and relax alongside Sullivan Branch.


Getting There & Around


What Locals Love

Don't Miss It

  • Solomon’s Island Road is a foodies dream with its variety of restaurants featuring international cuisines, including Mexican and Italian fare.
  • There’s plenty of shopping centers and retail establishments to help provide a little retail therapy whenever the mood strikes.
  • If being out in nature is more your thing, the Patuxent River is only a 5 mile drive away and features plenty of green space to wander around, as well as fishing and boating


Prince Frederick Real Estate at a Glance

  • 41 Homes Sold*
  • 40 Avg. Days on Market*
  • $437,450 Median Price*

*over last 3 months

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