Crofton, MD is a planned community, which means it was created on undeveloped land with a careful planning process. It is located roughly 10 miles from Annapolis, which is the state capital of Maryland. It is also northeast of Washington, D.C. by 24 miles and south of Baltimore by 24 miles. The population of Crofton, MD according to the 2010 census was 27,348. The city was founded in 1964 after the land was accumulated and developed by the Crawford Corporation beginning in 1963. The name Crofton comes from a township located in England. Crofton was originally a private gated community until the Crofton Civic Association was established. Now Crofton's gates are open to whoever wishes to settle in one of its beautiful homes.

Money magazine listed Crofton, MD in their collection of the "100 Best Places to Live" in regards to the United States. Your next home could be located here. There are many single-family homes available, as well as apartments and condominiums. Many of the homes are townhouses. Some of these homes boast a Victorian style that is quaint and sought after. Crofton is has been named one of the top places to live in the United States for a reason.

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