Once a popular destination for eloping couples, Elkton sits at the head of Elk River, which flows right into Chesapeake Bay. The town spans a total area of 8.61 square miles, with a small portion of that being bodies of water. Elkton has a humid subtropical climate, meaning it has hot and humid summers and mild winters. In this area, there is a good chance you'll see some snow during the winter season, but you don't have to expect any extreme snow storms. During the summer, families can enjoy themselves on the beaches, lakes and rivers of the area. With just over 15,000 citizens, this town will give you the small town feel you are looking for.

Located right on the Elk River, Elkton, Maryland is a quiet town close to everything. If that's what you are looking for in your next home city, you're in luck. The real estate market has plenty of great options in the area. There are many multiple bedroom properties available to families. Plus, it is easy to find a sizable yard at an affordable price. New comers can choose between a multitude of lovely condos and townhomes. Conversely, if you'd rather build a house to your specifications, there are many lots available in ideal locations.

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